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Address to mark the outbreak of the First World War

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Address given by Lieutenant General Sir Christopher Wallace, KBE DL, former Deputy Chairman, Imperial War Museum and current Chairman, Hampshire’s Military Museums, at a service to mark the centenary of the outbreak of the First World War, Sunday 22nd June 2014. One hundred years ago today, the 22nd of June fell on a Monday. Matins had […]

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Corpus Christi – A Great Mystery

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Preached by Canon Sue Wallace, at the Festal Eucharist on Thursday 19th June, Corpus Christi. Today we celebrate Corpus Christi: the feast of the Body of Christ. Communion seems such as simple thing, and yet, like a set of Russian dolls, the more we look at, and unpack this incredible gift, the more meaning there […]

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Three into one won’t go, or will it?

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Sermon Preached by the Reverend Dr Gregory Clifton-Smith, using John 16:5-15, at Mattins on Sunday 15th June, Trinity Sunday. Either side of the sanctuary entrance in the church which I attended as a child stood two banners.  On the left hand side was a banner representing the Holy Trinity, the designation of the church in question; and on the […]

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Lecture at Winchester Cathedral, 2nd June 2014 – A History of the Daily Office

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Lecture given by Benedict Yates on 2nd June 2014. – The original version of this contains images which we are unable to include here, if you wish a copy of the original version please request one via e-mail to emma.law@winchester-cathedral.org.uk (This lecture was intended to give an explanation of the origins and purposes behind the development of the […]

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Sermon Preached by Anne Lise Ådnøy, Dean of Stavanger

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Preached by Anne Lise Ådnøy, Dean of Stavanger, using scriptureJohn 17.1-11 and Acts 1.6-14,  at Mattins and Sung Eucharist on Sunday 1st June, the Seventh Sunday of Easter, the Sunday after Ascension Day. When Jesus had spoken these words, he lifted up his eyes to heaven, and said, “Father, the hour has come; glorify your Son that the Son […]

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Ascension Day Eucharist

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Preached by Canon Roland Riem, using Acts 1.11, at the Festal Eucharist on Thursday 29th May, Ascension Day. All sorts of things whizz by my desk thanks to email. One was a request by a retired priest and Old Wykehamist who wanted to be reminded of where there was a carving of the ascension in the Cathedral.  He thought that it […]

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Hope in the face of death

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Preached by Canon Sue Wallace, using scripture Job 14:1-2,7-15, 19:23-27a and 1 Thessalonians 4:13-end,  at Evensong on Sunday 25th May, the Sixth Sunday of Easter. Today both our bible readings have been about hope and specifically hope in the face of death. The book of Job is one of the oldest books of scripture, written around 1500 […]

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The City Certain to Come

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Preached by Canon Roland Riem, using Revelation 21.22-22.5, at Mattins on Sunday 25th May, the Sixth Sunday of Easter. You really should try them. Our Cathedral lectures, I mean. There’s one next Wednesday on Bishop Morley at 7pm in Prior’s Hall. There’s also a leaflet for this term’s educational events in the Cathedral. Do pick one up if […]

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Peace! Be Still! Sermon preached by Metropolitan Mor Eustathius Matta Roham, Archbishop of Jazirah & Euphrates Syrian Orthodox Archdiocese

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Sermon given by the Archbishop of Syria on 18th May 2014. Biblical Text: (Mark 4:35-41; THE NEW OXFORD ANNOTATED BIBLE) “Teacher, do you not care if we perish?”. And he awoke and rebuked the wind, and said to the sea, “Peace! Be still!” And the wind ceased, and there was a great calm. (Mark 4:38-39) […]

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Thoughts for Christian Aid Week

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Preached by the Dean, theVery Revd James Atwell, using scripture Nehemiah 9:6-15 and 1 Corinthians 10:1-13, at Evensong on Sunday 11th May, The Fourth Sunday of Easter – and the start of the Week of Christian Aid. Christian Aid Week has become something of a national institution since it was launched in 1957.  Last year the corresponding week […]

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