from St Anne's

17 October Sunday Services

Belfast Cathedral - 17 October Sunday Services

You are welcome to join us in person or online at 11.00am on Sunday 17th October 2021, which is the Twentieth Sunday after Trinity. The service will be Choral Eucharist with the Dean as celebrant and the Dean's Vicar as preacher.

Those attending this service are reminded that face coverings must be worn when entering, exiting and moving around within the building. We request that they also be worn during the service itself, but certainly during the parts of the service where there is congregational singing.

Social distancing requirements should be observed during and after the service. Holy Communion will be in one kind only.

The service will be livestreamed through the cathedral Facebook page:

On Sunday afternoon at 3.30pm we will be holding a special Service of Thanksgiving to mark the 60th Anniversary of the establishment of the Belfast Branch of Samaritans. The preacher will be the Reverend Dr Lesley Carroll, Prisoner Ombudsman for Northern Ireland. When all invited guests have been accommodated there will be limited space for members of the cathedral congregation and public to attend should they wish. The music settings for this service will be:

Psalm Chant: Edward Hopkins (1818-1901)

Canticle Settings: Wessex Service, Gary Davison (b.1961) our Composer in Residence

Anthem: "Ubi caritas et amour" by Maurice Duruflé (1902-86)

Photo of Meeting Held in the Chapter House at St Anne's Cathedral in 1961 to establish the first Samaritan's Branch in Ireland.

If you are unable to attend in person or online the spoken parts of Choral Eucharist can be accessed through the Audio Telephone Service later in the day by dialing 028 9532 0355. A copy of both orders of service can be downloaded below.

Two Exhibitions are currently on display in the Ambulatory: “Everday Objects Transformed by the Troubles” by Healing Through Remembering, and Lise McGreevey’s photographic exhibition “Abandoned – Not Forgotten”.


Sunday 17 October Choral Eucharist Download
Sunday 17 October Belfast Samaritans 60th Download