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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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Easter Day

Holy God,
whose risen Son opened the disciples' hearts
to understand the Scriptures
that told of his death and resurrection:
grant us the peace of the living Lord,
that our eyes may be opened
to recognise him in the breaking of the bread,
and to follow him wherever he leads;
who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit,
one God, for ever and ever. Amen

Collect for Easter Day, A Prayer Book for Australia


Parish Consultation on the Ministry of Ordained Women at St Peter's
This process now is underway. An outline of the meetings and a list of selected reading materials is now on-line.
Click for details...


Recent Sermons at St Peter's

Life in Death: Two Processions: Click for Fr Hugh's sermon for Palm Sunday, April 13, 2014
Life in Death: the Promise of God: Click for Fr Hugh's sermon for the Second Sunday in Lent, March 16, 2014
Life in Death: Click for Fr Hugh's sermon for Ash Wednesday, March 5, 2014
Consider the Lilies: Click for Fr Hugh's sermon for Ordinary Sunday 8, March 2, 2014


New on the St Peter's website

Click here to download the pewsheet for
Easter Day (1.1 Mb....)

Some new books for Lent 2014 are now in the Bookroom.
Click here for a sample...
Some newly released general books can be found here...


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Special Services in April

Palm Sunday – Sunday 13 April
Combined service at 10.30 am with Blessing of Palms and Procession.
Maundy Thursday – Thursday 17 April
High Mass at 6.15 pm, followed by procession to the Garden of Repose and the Watch of the Passion.
Good Friday – Friday 18 April
Liturgy of the Day, 9.00 am.
Tenebrae at 8.00 pm.
Easter Vigil – Saturday 19 April
Ceremony of New Fire, Vigil, Renewal of Baptismal Vows, and High Mass at 8.00 pm.
Easter Day – Sunday 20 April
Masses at 8.00, 9.30 am and 6.30 pm. High Mass with Procession at 11.00 am.

Click here for further details...


Institute for Spiritual Studies

Ageing in the SpiritWednesday 30 April
Asoc. Prof Rosalie Hudson will talk about the theological and spiritual aspects of ageing. At 7.30 pm in the hall.

Revisiting the Oxford MovementThursday 22 May
Fr Austin Cooper will explore the relevance of the Oxford Movement for us today. 7.30 pm in the hall.

Full details of the ISS program for 2014 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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