Trinity 9

Sermon preached by the Rev. Dr. Zachary Guiliano “In the beginning, God made the heavens and the earth, and the earth was without form and void, and darkness was upon the face of the deep, while the Spirit of God moved upon the face of the waters. And God...

Trinity 8

Sermon for the baptism of Freya, preached by Emily Kempson “You shall no longer be called Jacob, but Israel, for you have striven with God and with humans and have prevailed.” This is a strange story. We are told that Jacob was alone, and yet someone was with him....

Trinity 6

Sermon for the baptism of Edith, preached by the Reverend Anna Matthews We are due to move house again in about a month, and I’ve noticed I’ve started to go into preparation mode. We don’t have a moving date yet, but nonetheless bags and boxes are starting to appear...

Trinity 5

Sermon preached by Dr Philip Murray, ordinand This last week I’ve been on retreat at a Benedictine monastery just outside Worcester. Going on retreat is, I know, good for me, and I’m grateful to have the time and money to get away with some regularity. But I must confess...

St Benedict’s Day

Sermon preached by the Revd Dr Zachary Guiliano You may have heard it said that one of the most common commandments in the Bible is Fear not. Consider, for example, the Annunciation. When the Virgin Mary meets the Archangel Gabriel, he first says, Hail, full of grace, the Lord...