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Welcome to St. Andrew's Cathedral PDF Print E-mail



Masses have resumed at St. Andrew's Cathedral -- with a few tweaks!  Entry to the Cathedral is now via our View Street door, with the Blanshard Street doors used for exiting only.  The entry door will be open for Mass 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time and will be locked just prior to the start of and for the duration of Mass.  Entry to Mass is by prior Registration: phone 250-388-5571  or email  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it (see registration details below) .  


As there is a maximum occupancy of 50 people per Mass, at this time, we are limiting Mass attendance to registered Cathedral parishioners only, but look forward to when we can welcome everyone once Provincial Health Orders permit increased gathering size. 

Mass Times:

WEEKDAY:      Monday to Friday:       12:10 pm  (Wednesdays and Fridays are now FULL).


Saturdays at 9:30 am [FULL], 4 pm [FULL] &  6 pm [FULL]

Sundays at 7 am [FULL], 8:15 am [FULL], 10 am [FULL], 12 noon [FULL], 4 pm [FULL] & 6 pm [FULL]

Please note that you are to attend only ONE consistent Mass per week.  There is currently no Sunday obligation to attend Mass.  The Saturday 4:00 pm Mass and the Sunday 10:00 am Mass will continue to be livestreamed:  www.rcdvictoria.org/diocese-of-victoria-live-stream

All people must be registered for Mass.  Your registration is not confirmed until you have received a reply to your email or your phone call.  We will require the names and contact details for all requesting to attend Mass should contact tracing be required. 

Deadlines for registering for Mass

Weekday Mass:  Deadline is the 3:45 pm the day before the Mass

Weekend (including Saturday mornings):  Deadline is Friday at 3:45 pm

Additional Details:

- Come early to ensure social distancing while finding your seating

¨ You choose whether to wear a mask or not

¨ Hand sanitization mandatory before entering church

¨ Please note bathrooms are for emergencies only

¨ Single file social distancing for communion

¨ After Mass, you will be directed to leave row by row, continue to be socially distant and avoid congregating outside





Monday - Thursday:      11:30 am - 11:59 am

Friday:                        10:30 am - 11:30 am

Saturday:                    11:00 am - 12:00 pm




For Private Prayer Church doors will open and close at the following times:

Mondays – Fridays:       1 pm – 4 pm

Saturdays:                  10:45 am  – 3 pm

Sundays:                     Closed except for Mass




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Whether you’re just visiting us for a brief time, looking for a new parish home, are returning to the practice of your Catholic faith or are interested in finding out more about the Catholic Church, we’re happy to have you here.

A parish is a community of believers and a spiritual family that is supportive and loving. It can be a place to grow spiritually, to put your faith in action, and to use our gifts of time and talent as disciples of Christ.  Explore our pages under Ministries and Education for opportunities to use your gifts, expand your prayer life or learn more about our faith.

We look forward to seeing you!


St. Andrew’s Cathedral is very thankful to the City of Victoria for granting us a three-year permissive tax exemption (2020 - 2022). This exemption will allow us to fund many programs for our community and support outreach to those in need.

Last Updated: April 30, 2020

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For information on the Fellowship of Blessed John Henry Newman, belonging to the Personal Ordinariate of the Chair of Saint Peter, part of the Ordinariate’s Canadian Deanery of St John the Baptist, under Anglicanorum Coetibus, please visit their website:  blessedjohnhenrynewmanfellowship.ca