Here you can find Sermons from some of the special and civic services - including Holy Week and Easter and Carol services - which take place at the Cathedral

Ash Wednesday

In our house we have mixed memories of eating fish on Fridays. Rather tasteless grey fish served with parsley sauce and butter free mashed potatoes reminds us of rather penitential fayre and probably the most disappointing meal of the week. But I guess it was supposed to be just that – a meal to remind you to be thankful for the meat and other goodies we ate on the other six days.

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Christmas Day

The first fingers of dawn were just touching the eastern sky, the darkest moment was just passing, a few lights were flickering, there were just a handful of people about. There was a hum of expectation in the air, the thrill of anticipation as people waited with a renewed sense of hope. Maybe today, maybe now, maybe for me and for those I love.

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Requiem Eucharist - For Bishop Ronnie Bowlby

Do you remember a certain kind of look, you might call it a ‘knowing’ look? And do you remember a certain kind of remark, one that sounded modest, even self-deprecating but was it deliberately or accidentally also devastatingly accurate?

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