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Welcome to St Peter's Eastern Hill, Melbourne Australia
Parish church of the City since 1847
St Peter's is a place of soul-stirring liturgy, challenging preaching, fine music,
concern for issues of justice and peace - and it is a place of warm care
and welcome: a community gathered in the name of the Lord.
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Prayer of the week

O God, who taught the hearts of your faithful people
by sending to them the light of your Holy Spirit:
grant us by the same Spirit
to have a right judgement in all things,
and evermore to rejoice in his holy comfort;
through the merits of Christ Jesus our Saviour,
who lives and reigns with you, in the unity of the same Spirit,
one God, now and for ever. Amen

Collect for the Day of Pentecost, A Prayer Book for Australia


Recent Sermons at St Peter's

Love Divine: Click for Fr Hugh's sermon for Easter 6, May 10, 2015
Self-sacrifice ... but for what?: Click for Fr Hugh's sermon for Easter 4, April 26, 2015
A Second Childhood: Click for Fr Graeme's sermon for Easter 3, April 19, 2015
Do not hold on to me: Click for Fr Hugh's sermon for Easter Day, April 5, 2015


New on the St Peter's website

Click here to download the pewsheet for
Pentecost (875 Kb....)

The Bookroom has some great reads for the autumn of 2015 in stock. Click for a selection...
The book Slipping the Moorings by Richard Randerson will be launched after High Mass on Sunday 31 May. See here for a review of the book.


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Special Services in May

Ascension — Thursday 14 May, 2015
High Mass with Procession at 6.15 pm, followed by a light meal in the hall.
Pentecost — Sunday 24 May, 2015
Usual Sunday masses. High Mass with Procession at 11.00 am.
Trinity Sunday — Sunday 31 May, 2015
Usual Sunday masses. High Mass with Procession at 11.00 am.
Bp Richard Randerson will be preaching at all services.
Corpus Christi — Thursday 4 June, 2015
High Mass with Procession of the Blessed Sacrament and Benediction at 6.15 pm.
St Peter's Day — Sunday 28 June, 2015 Combined High Mass at 10.30 am, followed by a festive lunch in the hall.

Click here for further details...


Institute for Spiritual Studies

Thomas MertonThursday 21 May
Robert Whalley and Stewart Sharlow will share some reflections on Merton as an icon for a post-monastic, post-theistic mysticism, at 7.30 pm in the hall.
Vespers for PentecostSunday 24 May
Vespers at St Dominic's Church, Camberwell: 7.15 to 8.00pm. Followed by supper with Bp Graeme Rutherford at his home in Hawthorn.

Full details of the ISS program for 2015 can be seen here...

Phone: +61 3 9662 2391, Fax: +61 3 9662 2400.

St Peter's Eastern Hill,
15 Gisborne Street,
Melbourne VIC 3002, AUSTRALIA

The church is open daily from 7 am to 6 pm for prayer, rest and quiet.

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