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 read sermons preached during the period of Lent & Easter 2019.

Soundcloud icon Passion Sunday 29 March 2020 Download the Order of Service and the Dean's homily

Soundcloud icon Sub Dean Matins Sunday 29 March 2020 with transcript]

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.