Sounds a bit like Lent – in September?

16th September, 2020 It’s September - and it seems we find ourselves in a bit of Lent - or at least it sounds a little like Lent, just briefly... We once again hear ...

NEWS ITEM: Ave Maria recital – THIS SUNDAY

11th September, 2020 We are very delighted to invite everyone to our very first recital following the COVID-related closures in the community. Each year, the Cathedral salutes Our Lady, its Patroness, for ...

Some more thoughts from our young choristers

1st September, 2020 After some poignant thoughts shared recently by our young choristers regarding the Mass, here are some more: ‘The Mass is very important to me because it is where all Christians ...

Clothed with the sun…

21st August, 2020 What an awesome image - a woman clothed with the sun...the moon beneath her feet... This image and the constant theme of angelic rejoicing helps to give us a ...

Our young choristers speak about Mass

19th August, 2020 Following the closure of the Cathedral during the past few months, it has been wonderful to be back in the Cathedral for Mass and for our choir to ...

O depth of the riches

12th June, 2020 O the depth of the riches of the wisdom and knowledge of God !! So begins the short reading from 1st Vespers and the Epistle at Mass from antiquity ...

Happy 110th !!

29th May, 2020 And so, our Grand pipe organ - our grand old lady turns 110 !! On Sunday 29th May, 1910 at the Solemn High Mass she was solemnly blessed and ...

Star of the sea: pray for your children, pray for me

24th May, 2020 Hail Queen of Heaven, the Ocean Star, guide of the wanderer...Save us from peril and from woe. Sometimes in our treasury of older hymns we find not only beautiful ...

So, what does the Mass mean to me?

May 22nd, 2020 Over this past period when public Masses have been suspended in many parts of the world, it has somehow promoted much prayer, introspection and thought. As a musician, what ...

A few thoughts about Holy Week

April 26th, 2020 It's probably almost an understatement to say that this year’s Holy Week and Easter celebrations have been so different for all of us not just here in Perth, ...