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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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Palm Sunday

Almighty and everlasting God,
of your tender love towards us
you sent your Son, our Saviour Jesus Christ,
to take upon him our flesh,
    and to suffer death upon the cross,
that all should follow the example of his great humility:
mercifully grant
that we may both follow the example of his patience,
and also be made partakers of his resurrection;
through the same Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen

Collect for the Sixth Sunday in Lent, A Prayer Book for Australia


Recent Sermons at St Peter's

A Reflection on John 12:20-126: Click for Fr Richard's sermon for Lent 5, March 22, 2015
On Believing Impossible Things: Click for Fr Hugh's sermon for Lent 2, March 1, 2015
The Imitation of Christ: Click for Fr Hugh's sermon for Ordinary Sunday 6, February 15, 2015
Feast of the Presentation: Click for Bp Alison Taylor's sermon for Candlemas, February 1, 2015


New on the St Peter's website

Click here to download the pewsheet for
Palm Sunday (570 Kb....)

The Bookroom has some great reads for the summer of 2015 in stock. Click for a selection...
There is also a range of books for Lent 2015...


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Special Services in March/April

Annunciation — Wednesday 25 March
High Mass with Procession at 6.15 pm.
Palm Sunday — Sunday 29 March
Mass at 8.00 am and High Mass at 10.30 am with Blessing of Palms and Procession.
Maundy Thursday — Thursday 2 April
6.15 pm Concelebrated High Mass and washing of the feet.
Good Friday — Friday 3 April
Liturgy of the Day at 9.00 am
Tenebrae at 8.00 pm
Easter Vigil — Saturday 4 April
Ceremony of the New Fire, Vigil and First Mass of Easter at 8.00 pm.
Easter Day — Sunday 5 April
Usual Sunday Masses. High Mass with procession at 11.00 am.

Click here for further details...


Institute for Spiritual Studies

Teilhard de ChardinThursday 19 March
Fr David Moore will talk about the mystical theology of Pierre Teilhard, at 7.30 pm in the hall.
Great Hymn WritersThursday 23 April
Rowan Callick and Elizabeth Braithwaite will explore some of the great writers of hymns and give a chance to sing their hymns, at 7.30 pm in the hall.

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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