Sermons

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 2020.

 

Sunday 31 May 2020: Pentecost - in partnership with the University Church

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

Matins 31 May 2020

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Download a transcript of Canon Bayliss's Matins Sermon

Sunday 24 May 2020: Eucharist 

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

Matins 24 May 2020

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Download a transcript of Canon Ward's Matins Sermon

Sunday 17 May 2020: Eucharist with Farewell to Sub Dean Edmund Newey

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Download a transcript of the Sub Dean's Sermon

Matins 17 May 2020

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Download a transcript of John Witheridge's Matins Sermon

Sunday 10 May 2020: Morning Worship with the Welcome of the Archdeacon of Oxford

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Download the Order of Service

and a transcript of the Canon Precentor's Sermon

Matins 10 May 2020

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Download a transcript of Canon Foot's Matins Sermon

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

Matins 3 May 2020

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Download a transcript of the Robert Grimley's Matins Sermon

Sunday 26 April 2020: Service of Holy Communion

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

Matins 26 April 2020

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Download a transcript of the Sub Dean's Matins Sermon

Matins 19 April 2020

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Download a transcript of Canon Harrison's Matins Sermon

 

Easter Sunday 12 April 2020

Soundcloud icon Easter Day 12 April 2020  Download the Order of Service

 

The Liturgy of the Passion - Good Friday 10 April 2020

Soundcloud icon The Liturgy of the Passion 8 April 2020  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 with [Transcript]

Soundcloud icon Tuesday of Holy Week 7 April 2020 with [Transcript]

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

 

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 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.