On this page you will find a selection of the sermons preached at Southwark Cathedral by clergy from the Cathedral, Diocese of Southwark and further afield

Included with the transcripts are podcasts of the sermon which can also be found on  Soundcloud website.

Copies of the last four Sundays Notice Sheets are also available to download.

The Fifth Sunday of Lent - Choral Evensong - Eve of the Feast of St Joseph

In Homer’s epic poem, ‘The Odyssey’, Telemachus, when asked by Pallas Athene whether or not he was the son of Odysseus, replied: “It is a wise child who knows its own father." That’s where the saying comes from that we’re more familiar with and which came to my mind as we prepare this evening to celebrate the Feast of St Joseph tomorrow.

View sermon

Fourth Sunday of Lent - Choral Evensong

For the last few weeks, whether or not we are mothers, have mothers alive and in contact, have parental responsibilities of any kind, are men, women or transgender, none of us can fail to have noticed the cards, flowers and gifts for Mother’s Day prominently displayed in shops and supermarkets

View sermon

Second Sunday of Lent - 9am and Choral Eucharist

Those of you who were here on Ash Wednesday this Lent will have heard a passage from Isaiah 58, in which the prophet described the sort of fasting the penitence that the Lord God wants to see in the lives of his holy people.

View sermon