Masses and Reconciliation information

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Christmas Eve and Christmas Day times are listed below as a quick reference.

Times of Christmas Masses, Reconciliation are available for download below, along with times for Masses after Christmas.

 Christmas Time Table 2021_FINAL.pdf


 

Reconciliation Times

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CATHEDRAL OF ST FRANCIS XAVIER
Monday 19 December: 11am-12noon;  4.30pm-5.30pm
Tuesday 20 December & Wednesday 21 December: 11.30am-12noon; 12.45pm-1.30pm; 4.30pm-5.30pm
Thursday 22 December: 11am-12noon; 12.45pm-1.30pm
Friday 23 December: 11am-12noon; 12.45pm-1.30pm; 4.30pm-5.30pm
Saturday 24 December: 12noon-1pm; 4.30pm-5.30pm
Monday 26 December and Tuesday 27 December: Public holidays, no confession on Monday
Wednesday 28 December: Return to usual confession schedule at the Cathedral

ST JOHN VIANNEY CHURCH, Burnside – Thursday 22 December: 9.30am-10am

ST PETER CLAVER CHURCH, Dulwich –  Friday 23 December: 11.30am-12.30pm


 

Christmas Eve Mass Times – Saturday December 24

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Cathedral of St Francis Xavier –
6pm Family Mass; 8pm Vigil; 11pm Carols and prayer; 11.59pm Midnight Solemn Mass

Church of the Holy Name, Stepney –
6.30pm Family Mass (English); 11.30pm Carols; 11.59pm Midnight Solemn Mass (Latin)

Church of Queen of Angels, Thebarton
6pm Family Mass (English/Italian); 8.30pm Syro-Malabar Mass (Malayalam).

St Mary’s Church, Lower North Adelaide – 6pm Family Mass.

St Peter Claver’s Church, Dulwich – 6pm Family Mass

St Patrick's Church, Grote Street – 7pm Family Mass (Croatian)

Our Lady of Perpetual Succour, Kingscote – 7.30pm Christmas Vigil Mass


 

Christmas Day – Sunday December 25

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Cathedral of St Francis Xavier
7am Mass; 9am Mass; 11am Mass; 2.30pm Mass (African); 6pm.

Church of the Holy Name, Stepney – 7am Low Mass (Latin); 9.15am Sung Mass (Latin); 11am Mass (English/Italian).

Queen of Angels Church, Thebarton
7.30am Syro-Malabar Mass (Malayalam); 9.30am Mass (English/Italian).

St John Vianney Church, Burnside – 9am Mass.

St Peter Claver Church, Dulwich – 11am Mass.

St Mary’s Church, Lower North Adelaide – 9.30am Mass.

St Patrick’s Church, Grote Street – 10.30am Mass (Croatian).

Our Lady of Perpetual Help, Kingscote – 8.30am Mass.


 

Masses after Christmas

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Monday 26 December - Feast of St Stephen – Public holiday in SA.

  • St Francis Xavier's Cathedral - 8am Mass (no other Masses celebrated in the parish).

Tuesday 27 December - Feast of St John the Evangelist – Public holiday in SA.

  • St Francis Xavier's Cathedral - 8am (no other Masses celebrated in the parish).

NB - All churches within the parish will revert to the usual Mass schedule from Wednesday 28 December.

Wednesday 28 December - Feast of the Holy Innocents

Friday 30 December - Feast of the Holy Family

Saturday 31 December - New Year's Eve - Weekend Masses will be as usual in the Cathedral parish.

In addition on 31/12/22 - Special Holy Hour and Mass

  • St Francis Xavier's Cathedral: 11pm Holy Hour; Midnight Mass
  • Queen of Angels, Thebarton Syro-Malabar Mass (Malayalam): 11pm Holy Hour; Midnight Mass

Monday 2 January 2023 - Public holiday in SA.

  • St Francis Xavier's Cathedral - 8am (No Masses at any other of our churches.)