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St John's Cathedral

Anglican Diocese of Brisbane

Experience the sublime

St John's Cathedral

Anglican Diocese of Brisbane

Brisbane's own Neo-Gothic 'grand design'

St John's Cathedral

Anglican Diocese of Brisbane

Ethereal illuminations

St John's Cathedral

Anglican Diocese of Brisbane

Gathering for events

St John's Cathedral

Anglican Diocese of Brisbane

Artisanal expressions of love


St John’s Cathedral is home to a community which seeks to bring the best of Anglican tradition into dialogue with the issues and needs of our day.

We strive for open-minded conversation, seek to practice inclusion, and reflect on how we might see our beliefs put into action. We want this to be a place where people are encouraged to seek God and progress their own spiritual journeys.

The Cathedral itself, a renowned Brisbane landmark, serves as a magnet, where diverse people gather to worship, celebrate, seek solace, converse and learn.

Peter Catt +
Dean of Brisbane


Welcome to St John’s Cathedral. The news items below highlight topics of general interest.
For details of special events and concerts at the Cathedral please see the WHAT’S ON page.
You may find information about our regular worship times on the SERVICES page.


Here you will find quick links to two weeks of Service Notes for each of our four Sunday services.

These will be updated each Thursday – “THIS WEEK” covers the coming Sunday; “LAST WEEK” the preceding Sunday.

Click the title bar or ‘+’ button to toggle open your chosen week and select the service time.


(click the leaflet cover below!)

has been added to our library

Christianity teaches us to love our neighbours as we love ourselves, but that presupposes that we know how to love ourselves. Peter Catt and Dom Fay are joined by psychotherapist, counsellor, spiritual director and artist Dr George Trippe to explore how the practice of radical self-acceptance and self-compassion is key to entering the radical mystery of an all-loving God, enabling us to truly love others and set on the path to truly become ourselves.

Click here for our podcasts page


Trinity Centre Pantry, Holy Trinity Fortitude Valley

The Pantry was established over 30 years ago by the then-Rector, the late Father Trevor Bulled, who, together with a group of volunteers, began by providing daily assistance with non-perishable food and toiletries, to those for whom life was proving a struggle, those who simply didn’t have enough to eat, or who had met with some temporary crisis and had no funds.

Today, Trinity Pantry assists more than 1,000 people each year.  With only small amounts of state government funding, the Pantry depends entirely on donations.
St John’s Cathedral community provides groceries each week, and volunteer assistance, but cash is also needed to support the financial assistance and also because the Pantry’s monthly shopping bill is substantial.

The Pantry prefers to buy food from local shops, because it is fresher and buying local supports the businesses which are called on for extra help. With bulk buying, our gifts will go a long way.

Can we give at least $1,000 to help the Trinity Centre Pantry this winter?

May Outreach envelopes are available at the Outreach Board in the Narthex and from St Martin’s House reception.

More info:
May 2018 CCNews
Trinity Pantry website


Thank-you to everyone who attended this year’s Luncheon on 1st May for your generous support: together we raised around $60,000 for
Aunties & Uncles Queensland!

In response to many requests, and with the kind permission of our distinguished guest speaker, Justice The Hon. Susan Kiefel AC, we are pleased to be able to provide a copy of her Loaves&Fishes address. To download a PDF (90kb) file
of the Chief Justice’s speech,
please click here



Each month, we highlight a range of weekly justice issues as a focus for community reflection and prayer. Often, these weeks are also anchored on a particular day of local, national or international attention.

Some may also include special services, at our Cathedral or elsewhere, and you may find information about these either on our WHAT’S ON page or in the pages of our monthly CCNews (see the COMMUNITY page for electronic copies).


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