St James' Cathedral

Townsville Queensland Australia

  • Contact Us:

    Dean Rod MacDonald

    Parish Centre
    Tel: (07) 4771 2247


  • Visitors

    • 74,058 visits

Welcome to the Anglican Cathedral, Townsville

Our website has embarked on some changes.
Please feel free to browse while we upgrade various areas.


Christmas Services 2014

Sunday 14th December 6pm
Nine Lessons in Carols
(Traditional Carol Service)

Sunday 21st December 6pm
Blue Christmas
(For those who find Christmas “tough”)

Wednesday 24th December – Christmas Eve
5.30pm Children’s Service
(Bishop’s story telling)

11.30pm Midnight Mass
(Open to all)

Thursday 25th December – Christmas Day!
8am Christmas Day Service

The Parish includes:

St James’ Cathedral, Townsville
St Mark’s Church, Belgian Gardens
St Margaret’s Church, Magnetic Island
Mission to Seafarers, Port of Townsville
Within St James’ Cathedral is the stall (“cathedra”) of the Bishop of North Queensland. The Cathedral is the mother church of the vast Anglican Diocese of North Queensland which stretches from Sarina to the Torres Strait Islands, and from the Pacific Ocean to the Northern Territory border.

We welcome you to our beautiful Cathedral which has been a place of sacred space for the community for well over a century. We offer a blend of traditional and contemporary Anglican liturgy, and aim to be a joyful and welcoming community.

We aim to serve the Mission of God by:

Proclaiming the Gospel of Jesus Christ
Nurturing believers
Caring for those in need
Protecting creation and
Transforming unjust structures in society


St James’ Cathedral, Townsville

7.00 am Eucharist

9.30 am Sung Eucharist

St Mark’s Church, Belgian Gardens

7.15am Eucharist

St Margaret’s Church, Magnetic Island

5. 00 pm Eucharist (Saturday)

Weekdays at St James’

Morning Prayer 8.30 am every day

Wednesday: Eucharist at 12.45 and 5.30 pm


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