A local tradition
Black Santa

A spiritual haven at the
heart of Belfast

Offering visitors
unforgettable experiences

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Step off Belfast’s busy streets and into a timeless place of prayer to explore its history and to enjoy quiet moments of reflection in this beautiful place.

Here you will discover the many aspects of daily life in this special place, whether you are a visitor, a pilgrim, a citizen of Belfast or a regular member of the Cathedral community.

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08:10 - 08:50

Morning Prayers with Holy Communion

Everyone is welcome to join us at the start of the day for a spoken service combining prayers, psalms and Bible passages and bread and wine is shared. If you don’t receive communion you may still come forward for a prater of blessing at that point in the service in an offering of thanksgiving for the start of a new day

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Cathedral Prayers

Lunchtime prayers are an opportunity for quiet prayer and reflection at the heart of the day, and usually lasts no more than 10 minutes.

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19:30 - 21:30

Mercy Ships Carol Service

You are warmly invited to join us for one of our heart-warming Mercy Ships Carol Services this December.

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Belfast Cathedral - Whats On
Belfast Cathedral - Whats On
Belfast Cathedral - Whats On

Volunteers are the lifeblood of the Cathedral.

At Belfast Cathedral we have a team of volunteers who play a huge part in the day to day running of the building, and offer a warm welcome to all who come here.

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