Prayers with songs from Taizé exist in many places in Australia. We would hope that they be opportunities to gather young adults to let them deepen their faith in Christ and commitment in their Churches. The prayers appearing on this page are regular prayers known directly or indirectly to the brothers and which are in touch with the reality of the local Church in that area.

The "pilgrimage of trust on earth" is not a movement in the formal sense of the word at all. So no one has a list of "members". It is often possible, however, to put people in touch with others in their locality. Please feel free to contact us at community taize.fr

South Australia

Bethany, Barossa Valley

Every Sunday evening, prayer and eucharist with the Songs of Taizé, at 7.00pm (ACST) at Bethany.
- This prayer is Zoomed each week.
For further details please contact: Brian Philips at brian.phillips internode.on.net

Gawler, S.A.

The Church of the Transfiguration
Adelaide Road
Gawler, SA
- First Wednesday at 7pm each month: ’Prayers of Hope and Reconciliation ’ using the Songs & Prayers of the Taizé Community.
Contact: David or Betty on 08 85224168
or dethorpeoz gmail.com

New South Wales

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Sydney Metropolitan Area

City 2000

Pitt Street Uniting Church (near Town Hall)
264 Pitt St, Sydney,
“Sanctus: Songs and Prayers of Taizé”
1st and 3rd Thursday of the month 5.30-6.15pm
Contact Penny Jones:penehj24 gmail.com

Vaucluse 2030

St Michael’s Anglican Church
Cnr Gilliver Ave & Vaucluse Road, Vaucluse
Service with songs from Taizé 4 times a year
2023: April 6 at 6pm (Maundy Thursday), June 20th at 6pm (for World Refugee Day,) December 3rd at 6pm (first Sunday in Advent)
Contact Louise Kaye: mlkaye optusnet.com.au

Pymble 2073

Sacred Heart Church
2 Richard Porter Way, Pymble - Access is via Bannockburn Road.
First Friday of the month – 7.30pm
Contact Jane Asher on 0403-983905

Davidson 2085

St Martin de Porres Catholic Church (www.ffcp.org.au)
149 Prahran Ave
1st Friday of the month, 8.00pm, except January
Carmel & Tony Smith
parishoffice ffcp.org.au

Epping 2121

St Alban’s Anglican Church
Pembroke St
2nd Sunday of February, April, June, August, October, November, at 6.00pm
Fr Paul Weaver
office eppinganglicans.org.au or call 9876-3362.

Liverpool 2170

Loreto Place Chapel
behind All Saints Church, 48 George St, Liverpool, NSW 2170
Wednesday June 14, Wednesday 29 November 2023 at 7.00pm followed by supper.
A reflective evening of music, scripture and prayer.
People of all Christian denominations are most welcome!
Contact: Kim Mannix info cpasi.org.au or phone 9753 6500 (All Saints’ Church)

NSW Central Coast


Facebook: Taize Newcastle Australia

Tighes Hill 2297

Ecumenical prayer with songs from Taizé
Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church, 22 Tighes Terrace
First Sunday each month
5.00pm- 6.00pm followed by a shared supper
Contact: annahillnewcastle bigpond.com

NSW Southern Tablelands

Yass Valley 2582

Uniting Church
30 East Street (Barton Highway) Murrumbateman NSW
An ecumenical gathering using the prayers and music of Taize
1st Sunday of every month, 6pm
Contact Paul at paultrezise bigpond.com

NSW Blue Mountains

Leura 2780

Every third Sunday of the month 5 - 6 pm, prayer with songs from Taizé
Leura Uniting Church, Cnr Grose St and Megalong St, Leura
Contact Carolyn at carolyn.craigemilsen gmail.com or click here for further details.

Canberra ACT

Lyons 2606

Immanuel Lutheran Church,
37 Burnie Street, Lyons
3rd Sunday of every month, 5.30pm
Contact: Geoff at gd geoffdriscollarchitects.com.au or Caroline at c.weller internode.on.net



Melbourne CBD

Quarterly, as advertised. Held at ACU Chapel. These prayers are especially for the 18-35s. If you are older, please bring some younger people with you.
Contact:taize.melbourne gmail.com for details
Visit the Facebook event at https://www.facebook.com/groups/tai...
If you would like be involved with music or help set-up on the night,
please email: taize.melbourne gmail.com.


St Margaret’s Anglican Church, 79-81 Pitt Street
Taizé Prayer every last Sunday of the month.
Contact: (03) 9439 9238 parishoffice stmargaretseltham.org.au
A simple meal will be provided at 5:30pm followed by Taizé prayer at 6:30pm. All welcome.


Heidelberg Scots Uniting Church
187 Burgundy Street, Heidelberg.
Taizé space at 8pm on the first Thursday each month (except April, when the prayer will be on Thursday 13 April).
Online option also available, for details visit: https://banyuleuc.org.au/worshippin...
Contact: sandybrodine gmail.com


Chalice Uniting Church
251 High Street, Northcote Vic 3070
7pm first Saturday each month from February to December. Come at 5pm if you would like to help with singing
Dinner nearby after for those who wish
Contact Alister Pate alister apwd.com.au

Outer Metropolitan


St Paul’s Anglican Cathedral
6 Myers Street, Bendigo, 3550
6pm on the Second Sunday each month from February to May and September to December.
The dates for the rest of the 2023: 12 March, 14 May, 10 September, 8 October, 12 November, 10 December.
Contact: office stpaulsbendigo.org.au and see http://www.stpaulsbendigo.org.au

Please let us know of any other prayers taking place in the Outer Metropolitan area or elsewhere in Victoria


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St. Philip’s Anglican Church
115 Cornwall St.
Annerley, QLD 4103
First Sunday of every month at 6pm (except January)
Music practice 5pm
Contact James Macdonald
Moana4019 gmail.com or 07 33913915


St Thomas Anglican Church
3/96 Jephson Street, Toowong, 4066
5.30 pm every two months on the second Saturday of the month Taizé Style service. Next service on Saturday 9 July, 2022
Email: office stthomastoowong.org.au or call Margaret Walker on 0412494241


St George’s Anglican Church
2 Walker’s Drive Maleny, 4522
Contemplative Prayer with the songs of Taize: 6pm on the first Sunday of the month.
see https://malenyanglican.com.au/ for details

Western Australia

Perth CBD

Wednesdays at 5.15pm
Trinity Uniting Church, 72 St Georges Terrace, Perth, WA 6000
See https://www.perthunitingchurch.org.... or call +61861034222

South Perth

26th March and then 3rd Sunday of the month in May - November
St Joseph’s Chapel at 7pm
16 York St, South Perth WA 6151
Contact Sr Maree Riddler rsj maree.riddler sosj.org.au or call 0414 683 926


First Saturday of each month (except January) at 5:00 pm
St Brendan’s by the Sea
36-40 Currie Street (Corner of Currie St & Parkland Drive),
Warnbro WA 6169
Contact Fr. Lloyd D’Souza at priest stbrendans.com.au or call (08) 9593 1640

Please let us know of any other prayers with songs from Taizé in Western Australia.

Northern Territory

Rapid Creek

Nightcliff Uniting Church
21 Cummins Street, Rapid Creek NT 0810
First Wednesday of every month at 7:30pm
Contact: Fiona Fergusson https://www.facebook.com/groups/Tai...



All Saints Anglican Church
339 Macquarie Street, South Hobart
Third Sunday of the month at 5.00pm, Meditative Prayer using the music of Taizé
Fr David O’Neill
Ph: 04 1975 1321 or 04 1989 1409
assistant@allsaints southhobart.org.au.


St Andrew’s Anglican Church
High Street, Evandale, TAS 7212
Every last Sunday in the month, worship with songs from Taizé at 11am. (10am song practice in the church)
Anthea Maynard
Ph: 0434337023
granthea25 gmail.com

Last updated: 4 June 2022

Preparing a time of prayer

For information on preparing a time of prayer, meditative singing, silence and learning songs from Taizé, visit our Prayer and song section