Sermons - Lent & Easter 2018

During this season of Lent, Holy Week and Easter, in common with our fellow Christians across the globe, we will be marking the life-changing events of Christ’s passion, death and resurrection. Please see our What's On guide for details about upcoming events.

Please use the links below to read sermons preached during the period of Lent & Easter 2018.


Beatitudes Sermon Series

Divine Epiphanies Sermon Series


11 March 2018 - Choral Matins - Canon Ward [click for text transcript]

'All the Light We Cannot See' Canon Ward explores what it means to follow the way of Christ by 'fumbling forward'.

4 March 2018 - Choral Matins - The Archdeacon of Oxford [click for text transcript]

His crime was speaking the message. The message he felt he was given by God. A message he felt compelled to give but that nobody wanted to hear. A reflection on prophets.


25 February 2018 - Choral Matins - The Sub Dean [click for text transcript]

Being yourself is an art; learning to be yourself is the work of a lifetime. The Sub Dean explores the relationship between self-denial and becoming our true selves.

11 February 2018 - Choral Eucharist - Canon Foot [click for text transcript]

As we prepare for the coming of Lent and so for Passiontide, let us open our hearts and minds to the possibility that we all might be granted glimpses of Christ’s glory in the world around us. Canon Foot reflects on the Transfiguration.

4 February 2018 - Choral Eucharist - The Archdeacon of Oxford [click for text transcript]

‘In the beginning was the Word.’ Not just any old word, not even a whole bunch of wonderful words, but ‘The Word.’ The one that matters. An exploration of God and Creation for a Christ-like Church.

4 February 2018 - Choral Matins - The Sub Dean [click for text transcript]

The fool is everywhere: that hard and ruthless disposition that leads us to behave as if we are our own selfsufficient gods. A reflection on 'the fool' and 'practical atheism'.