Exploring St Paul's Cathedral, Melbourne
St Paul's Cathedral is an Anglican cathedral in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. It is the cathedral church of the Diocese of Melbourne and the seat of the Archbishop of Melbourne who is also the metropolitan bishop of the Province of Victoria.
St Paul's Cathedral is in a prominent location at the centre of Melbourne, on the eastern corner of Swanston Street and Flinders Street. It is situated diagonally opposite Flinders Street Station, which was the hub of 19th-century Melbourne and remains an important transport centre.
Music plays an integral part of worship at St Paul's and is the responsibility of the Director of Music. The Music Foundation, established in 1993, provides funding for the musical life of the cathedral.
Weekly services are commenced with the following days and hours:
- On Sundays
8.00 am Holy Communion (1662 Book of Common Prayer)
9.00 am Family Eucharist (A Prayer Book for Australia)
10.30 am Choral Eucharist
6.00 pm Choral Evensong (Choral Eucharist on first Sunday of the month)
Mondays to Fridays
9.00 am Eucharist (Wednesday)
12.15 pm Eucharist (Monday to Saturday)
5.10 pm Evening Prayer (Monday and weekdays during school holidays)
5.10 pm Choral Evensong (Tuesday - Friday during school term)
6.15 pm Healing Service (Tuesday)
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Transportation near St Paul's Cathedral, Melbourne
Tram 1, 3, 5, 6, 8, 16, 35, 64, 67, 70, 71, 72, 75 'Flinders Street Station'