News & Events

Latest News | Forthcoming Events | Sunday Newsletter

Welcome to the News & Events pages. Here you will find all the latest Cathedral news stories below. Please use the above menu to navigate to the listings for all forthcoming events and to download the latest Sunday Newsletter.


Latest News:

Volunteer Rotas
Posted: 25 Jul 2018

If you have not yet taken a draft rota, please take do so as it contains your selected Mass and tasks until January 2019. Please place your name on the top of page one and delete any masses you will not be able to cover and leave in the black tray on the table or give to any member of the clergy. They need to be returned today please.

Summer Newsletter
Posted: 25 Jul 2018

During August the newsletter will only contain basic information about the weekend Masses and Mass intentions. The full newsletter will return in September. 

Annual Romero Mass
Posted: 25 Jul 2018

The annual Mass to celebrate the birth of Blessed (soon to be Saint) Oscar Romero, takes place on Saturday 11 August. The celebrant will be the Papal Nuncio HE Archbishop Edward Adams. All are invited to attend the Mass which will be followed by a reception in Amigo Hall.

Holyday of Obligation
Posted: 25 Jul 2018

Wednesday 15 August is the Solemnity of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary and is a Holyday of obligation. Masses will be at 7.30am, 12.30pm and 6pm.

Adoramus Holy Hour
Posted: 25 Jul 2018

There will be a Holy Hour with confessions and Benediction at 11.15am on Saturday 8 September to enable people to join in prayer with those attending the “Adoramus” Eucharistic Congress taking place in Liverpool.

Eucharistic Adoration - August
Updated: 25 Jul 2018

There will be no Eucharistic Adoration during August. Adoration resumes on Friday 7 September.

Bishop Paul Mason 
Posted: 13 Jul 2018

It was announced this week that Pope Francis has appointed Bishop Paul to be the next Bishop of the Forces. This post became vacant three years ago when Bishop Richard Moth became Bishop of Arundel & Brighton. Please remember Bishop Paul as he prepares for this new stage in his ministry.

Fr Daniel Weatherley, Sub-Dean
Posted: 12 Jul 2018

Canon Richard and Fr Paul are delighted that Archbishop Peter has appointed Fr Daniel Weatherley to be the new Sub-Dean.  Many of you will remember that Fr Daniel spent his pastoral year at the cathedral.  Fr Daniel, who is presently in Canterbury, will start on the weekend of 22/23 September and we look forward to welcoming him. 

Cathedral Choirs
Posted: 20 Jul 2018

The cathedral choirs are now taking a well-earned break and fully return on Sunday 16 September. There will still be congregational singing during the summer.

St Vincent De Paul Group
Posted: 20 Jul 2018

We have a small but enthusiastic group of parishioners who work together to help those in need - the lonely and isolated or those who don't have enough food to eat or even a home to live in.  You could help this vital work by joining the parish SVP group and giving a little of your time to helping others.  Call 07716 533621 to find out more.

Help in the Sacristy
Updated: 13 Jul 2018

Thank you to those who have volunteered so far. We still need volunteers to help with setting up and clearing away for Mass. Please contact Canon Richard.

Plant Pots
Updated: 13 Jul 2018

Thank you to those who have generously contributed to replacing the box plants. You will see that we now have very healthy olive trees either side of the west door and in the other large pots.

Father Oladele Craig
Updated: 25 Jun 2018

Last weekend was Fr Ola's last full weekend before he leaves the cathedral to commence his studies in Rome. Our prayers and good wishes go with him as he starts this new stage of his priestly ministry. There will be a Mass of Thanksgiving and a presentation to Fr Ola on Friday 5 October a 6.30pm. More details to follow.

Appointment of new Director of Music
Posted: 19 Jun 2018

The Dean of St George's Cathedral, Southwark is delighted to announce that Jonathan Schranz has been appointed to be the Cathedral Director of Music with effect from January 2019.
Canon Richard Hearn says, "Jonathan will bring a great deal to the role and I am confident that he will build upon the great work that his predecessor Norman Harper has done both in developing the choir and enhancing the music tradition at St George's Cathedral".

Mass Intentions
Posted: 07 Jun 2018

The recent GDPR legislation affects some of the things we publish including Mass intention information. From now on Mass intentions will be shown as: “Name RIP”, or “Intentions of Name” or “Private Intention”. No other information will be given.

Young Adults Group
Updated: 17 May 2018

Our Young Adults Group meet every Sunday after 6pm Mass at the Amigo Hall. We are currently exploring the role of young adults in the church ahead of the Synod on Young People that is due to take place in Rome this October.

Posted: 16 Mar 2018

A gentle reminder to parents that when they bring their children to Church they are responsible for their safety and welfare. Children should not be wandering about the Cathedral or the Amigo Hall unsupervised.

Director of Music - Norman Harper
Posted: 15 Mar 2018

Our Director of Music, Norman Harper, will be retiring from his post at the end of the year. Norman has done a tremendous amount to develop the music at St George's for which we are extremely grateful. There will be an opportunity to formally thank Norman towards the end of the year.

Pilgrimage to Lourdes
Posted: 02 Mar 2018

The annual Catholic Association pilgrimage to Lourdes will take place from 24 to 31 August and be led by Archbishop Peter.  Full details at the back of the cathedral.

St George’s Cathedral Choirs CD
Updated: 12 Jan
The CD recording produced by our Cathedral Choirs is now available. Entitled: “O Sacrum Convivium - Music for the Mass”, it features our Girls’ Choir, Boys’ Choir, Choral Scholars and Lay Clerks.  It costs £12 per CD.  The CDs are available to buy in the repository after the 10am and 11.30am Masses, where payment is accepted by cash and cheque.  The CDs can also be ordered online using a credit or debit card by clicking here:

Adoremus - Eucharist in the Life of the Church: Liverpool 7-9 September 2018
Posted: 12 Jan 2018

The bishops of England and Wales will hold a National Eucharistic Pilgrimage and Congress in Liverpool on 7-9 September.  The purpose of it is to promote an awareness of the central place of the Eucharist in the life and mission of the Church.  Although only a small number from the diocese will be able to attend it is hoped that many will be involved through preparation and post congress events.  More details are at the back of the cathedral. 



Cathedral Twitter feed:


© St George’s Cathedral 2018 | Tel: 020 7928 5256 | Email us | Follow us on Facebook and Twitter
Part of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Southwark CIO Registered Incorporated Charity Number 1173050