Sermon by the Reverend Canon Tricia Hillas, Canon Pastor, as part of the sermon series: For Whom the Bell Tolls, remembering the great and the good in the Crypt of St Paul's - Sir Alexander Fleming (1881-1955), physician. Recorded Sunday 14 October 2018.
After the Resurrection, Jesus says to the disciples Peace I leave with you; my peace I give to you. We tend to think of peace as the end or absence of war but Nadim Nassar says that Jesus is talking about something far more radical than that: a whole culture of peace. It is about how we bring up our children, how we flourish in our homes, workplaces and churches, and ultimately about a call to a self-giving culture of love in which we see the reflection of God’s image in the other. Father...
Sermon by the Reverend Canon Michael Hampel, Precentor, as part of the sermon series: For Whom the Bell Tolls, remembering the great and the good in the Crypt of St Paul's - Sir Hubert Parry (1848-1918), composer. Recorded Sunday 7 October 2018.
Many people are deeply concerned about global capitalism and rampant consumerism, but many of us also lack the tools to be able to engage confidently in the debate about its future. Eve Poole is a theologian who has worked in the financial services industry, and she argues that the Church has crucial things to say about the economy and a vital role to play in redeeming the marketplace both at home and abroad. She will offer new ways to think theologically about consumerism and suggest how we...
The Revd Canon Mark Oakley, Chancellor of St Paul's Cathedral, interviews the artist Hughie O'Donoghue about his new painting of St Martin of Tours, installed in the chapel of the Imperial Society of Knights Bachelor in the crypt of St Paul's Cathedral in July 2018. Interview recorded 10 July 2018.
Sermon by Dr Paula Gooder, Director of Mission, Learning and Development, Diocese of Birmingham, at the Consecration of the Venerable Dr John Perumbalath as Bishop of Bradwell, the Very Reverend Vivienne Faull as Bishop of Bristol and the Venerable Simon Burton-Jones as Bishop of Tonbridge on Tuesday 3 July 2018.
We live in extraordinary times. How can we think and act as Christians in response to the urgent, sometimes overwhelming politics that we experience every day? Where do politics, theology and faith meet? And how is it that different Christians can hold completely opposing views, all claiming the gospel as their inspiration? One way to think afresh about this is to look at Jesus’ own actions and teaching, ask whether they were or were not political, and what we can draw from that for our own...
Sermon by The Right Reverend Nicholas Holtam, Bishop of Salisbury, at Evensong to celebrate 200 years of the Incorporated Church Building Society attended by the National Churches Trust, on Tuesday 26 June 2018.
Sermon by The Reverend Canon Dr Rachel Mann, Rector, St Nicholas, Burnage and Visiting Teaching Fellow, Manchester Writing School, Manchester Metropolitan University, at Evensong on the Third Sunday after Trinity, Sunday 17 June 2018.
Fabiana Barticioti, an Archivist from LSE, explores the history of The Movement for the Ordination of Women within the Church of England. A story of clandestine services, heated national debate and the determination that unity and equality would overcome division and hostility. Related archive material from St Paul’s Cathedral Collections will also be on display. Recorded on 15 June 2018.