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Revd Jonathan Cain: Be not deaf

01 October 2017 Trinity 16 Revd Jonathan Cain Ezekiel 18: 1-4 & 25-end, Matthew 21: 23-32 In 1977 a young man aged 16 stood up at the Conservative Party conference and gave a speech that the then leader, Margaret Thatcher later described as thrilling. The young man was of course William Hague; the speech was […]

Revd Jonathan Cain: Breathe

17 September 2017 Trinity 14 Revd Jonathan Cain Romans 14 1-12, Matthew 18: 21-35 The Hebrew words for Spirit and breath have the same root – ruach. I love this because it suggests that the Spirit, the divine action of God in the world is tied up with breathing, our breathing.  Those of you who practice […]

Tony Cantlow: Who do you say that I am

27 August 2017 10.30 Sung Eucharist The Eleventh Sunday after Trinity Tony Cantlow Romans 12. 1-8; Matthew 16. 13-20  For the past few years Tony Cantlow has served as the Priory’s much-loved verger. Earlier this year Tony was recommended by a Bishops’ Advisory Panel for ordination training as a distinctive deacon. He will begin formal training next […]

The Rector: Take heart

13 August 2017 10.30 Sung Eucharist The Ninth Sunday after Trinity Canon Simon Cowling Romans 10. 5-15; Matthew 14. 22-33  This sermon uses some musical illustrations from Henry Purcell’s setting of verses from Psalm 107: ‘They that go down to the sea in ships’ * They that go down to the sea in ships; these men […]