St James' Cathedral

Townsville Queensland Australia

  • Contact Us:

    Dean Rod MacDonald

    Parish Centre
    Tel: 0400 499 616


  • Visitors

    • 95,435 visits

Welcome to the Anglican Cathedral, Townsville

Posted by stjamescathedral on December 23, 2014

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Christmas Services 2014

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

Sunday 28th December

Feast of the Holy Innocents

7.00 am Said Eucharist

9.30 Sung Eucharist

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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