Welcome to St. James' Cathedral Townsville

We welcome you to our beautiful Cathedral which has been a place of sacred space for the Townsville 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.


St James' Cathedral will be closed for worship till Saturday 23rd March. All Sunday services, including week-day eucharists will continue to be held at the same times at St Marks, 70 Bundock Street (opposite the Shell Servo) except for 10am Sunday 17th March. The week-day morning prayer will cease at St James' for the time being. 

Coming up:


Sunday, 17 March: 

Eucharist at 8am at St. Mark's (NB: no Eucharist at 7:15am)

10am: Outdoor Eucharist and BBQ at Soroptimist Park, Heatley's Pde, Belgian Gardens. BYO drinks, rest provided. 


Wednesday, 20 March: 

Eucharists at 12:30pm and 5:30pm at St. Mark's


Sunday, 24 March: 

Services resumes as normal: 8am and 10am at the Cathedral, 7:15am at St. Mark's


Sunday, 31 March: 

6pm: Consecration of Dr. Keith Joseph at the Cathedral


Saturday, 6 April

4pm Free Saturday Concert: Townsville Concert Band


Sunday, 7 April: 

6pm: Choral Evensong







Second Sunday in Lent

17 March 2019


Third Sunday in Lent

24 March 2019


Fourth Sunday in Lent

31 March 2019


Fifth Sunday in Lent

7 April 2019


Palm Sunday

14 April 2019



Regular Services in our Parish

At St James' Cathedral, Upper Denham Street, City

Daily Morning Prayer at 8am (Mon - Fri)

Wednesdays: Eucharist at 12:30pm and 5:30pm 

 Sundays: Sung Eucharist at 8am; Family Eucharist at 10am; Evensong at 6pm (first Sunday of each month)


At St Mark's, 70 Bundock Street, Belgian Gardens

Sundays: Eucharist at 7:15am


At St Margaret's, Arcardia, Magnetic Island

Saturdays: Eucharist at 5pm on Magnetic Island (St. Margaret's)


At St Nicolas', The Port

Fridays: Evening Prayer at 5:30pm