Lent and Easter 2020

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 click on any of the dates or names below to listen to sermons preached during the period of Lent and Easter 2020.

 

Soundcloud icon 31 May 2020 - Pentecost in partnership with the University Church

Download the Order of Service and a transcript of Revd Canon Professor Simon Oliver's Sermon

Soundcloud icon 31 May 2020 - Matins Sermon - The Diocesan Canon Precentor [transcript]

Romans 8:22–27

 

Soundcloud icon 24 May 2020 - Sunday Worship 

Download the Order of Service and a transcript of Canon Foot's Sermon

Soundcloud icon 24 May 2020 - Matins Sermon - Canon Ward [transcript]

Isaiah 65:17–end, Revelation 21:1–8

 

Soundcloud icon 17 May 2020 - Sunday Worship with Farewell to Sub Dean Edmund Newey 

Download a transcript of the Sub Dean's Sermon

Soundcloud icon 17 May 2020 - Matins Sermon - The Revd John Witheridge, Chaplain to the Queen, Honorary Cathedral Chaplain [transcript]

Joel 2:21-27, Matthew 13:1-9

 

10 May 2020 - Sunday Worship with the Welcome of the Archdeacon of Oxford

Download the Order of Service and a transcript of the Diocesan Canon Precentor's Sermon

Soundcloud icon 10 May 2020 - Matins Sermon - Canon Foot [transcript]

Ezekiel 27:1-12; John 5:19-29

 

Soundcloud icon 3 May 2020 - Sunday Worship 

Download the Order of Service and a transcript of Canon Ward's sermon

Soundcloud icon 3 May 2020 - Matins Sermon - The Very Revd Robert Grimley, Honorary Cathedral Chaplain [transcript]

Genesis 7, Acts 2:42–end, John 10:1-10

 

Soundcloud icon 26 April 2020 - Sunday Worship 

Download the Order of Service and a transcript of the Diocesan Canon Precentor's sermon

Soundcloud icon 26 April 2020 - Matins Sermon - The Sub Dean [transcript]

Zephaniah 3:14–end; Acts 2:14a, 36–41; Luke 24:13–35

 

Soundcloud icon 19 April 2020 - Matins Sermon - Canon Harrison [transcript]

Exodus 14:10–end; 15:20–21; Acts 2:14a, 22–32; John 20:19–end

 

Soundcloud icon 12 April 2020 - Easter Day - Sunday Worship

Download the Order of Service

 

Soundcloud icon 10 April 2020 - The Liturgy of the Passion, Good Friday

Download the Order of Service.

You may like to watch the Bishop of Oxford's six reflections for Good Friday.

 

The Liturgy of the Upper Room from Maundy Thursday is available on the diocesan website. Download a transcript of the Dean's sermon.

 

A series of Reflections for Holy Week by the Revd Canon Dr Emma Percy, Chaplain of Trinity College and one of our Honorary Canons and Honorary Cathedral Chaplains.

Soundcloud icon Monday of Holy Week 6 April 2020 [transcript]

Soundcloud icon Tuesday of Holy Week 7 April 2020 [transcript]

Soundcloud icon Wednesday of Holy Week 8 April 2020 [transcript]

Reflection for Maundy Thursday (no audio)

Reflection for Good Friday (no audio)

 

Soundcloud icon 5 April 2020 - Palm Sunday Matins Sermon - Canon Foot [transcript]

Psalm 61; Zechariah 9:9–12; Luke 16:19-31

 

Soundcloud icon 29 March 2020 - Sunday Worship

Download the Order of Service and the Dean's homily

Soundcloud icon 29 March 2020 - Matins Sermon - The Sub Dean [transcript]

Ezekiel 37:1-14; Romans 8:6-11; John 11:1-45

 

soundcloud icon15 March 2020 - Choral Eucharist - The Sub Dean [transcript]

Even in the most apparently arid of places, look below the surface for the water that may already be there. The Sub Dean reflects on the living water that re-connects with our source and origin in God.

15 March 2020 - Choral Matins - Canon Biggar [transcript]

‘The Lenten Gospel of Guilt and Repentance’ Canon Biggar ponders anew the importance of the practice of Lent.

 

soundcloud icon 8 March 2020 - Choral Eucharist - The Revd John Witheridge, Chaplain to the Queen, Honorary Cathedral Chaplain [transcript]

'Nicodemus' The Revd John Witheridge, Chaplain to the Queen, reflects on Jesus' claim: 'Very truly I tell you, no one can see the kingdom of God unless they are born again.’

soundcloud icon 8 March 2020 - Said Matins with Hymns - Canon Biggar [transcript]

'Freedom of Speech and the Duty to Temper it with Charity: the example of Lucius Carey, 2nd Viscount Falkland' Canon Biggar invites us to consider the life and example of Lucius Carey.

 

soundcloud icon 1 March 2020 - Choral Eucharist - Canon Ward [transcript]

'Paradise' Canon Ward explores the theme of a paradise lost on this first Sunday of Lent.

soundcloud icon 1 March 2020 - Choral Matins - The Sub Dean [transcript]

Jesus, Son of God, have mercy on me, a sinner. The Sub Dean reminds us that prayer begins with the mercy of God in Christ.