Thinking Anglicans

Holy Week and Easter sermons

The Archbishop of Canterbury’s Sermon for Easter Day is published in full here.

The Bishop of Oxford preached this sermon on Tuesday in Holy Week, and also has an article in the Observer Science does not challenge my faith – it strengthens it.

The Bishop of Durham preached this sermon on Maundy Thursday.

The Archbishop of York preached this sermon on Maundy Thursday, this one on Good Friday and this sermon on Easter Day. And you can also read Archbishop Sentamu’s Good Friday article for the Yorkshire Post.

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Here is a link to another Easter celebration. A first of its kind in Ireland I think. Roll on!

http://www.ireland.com/newspaper/front/2006/0418/2316262308HM1MASS.html

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Good sermon from +Oxon; it’s nice to hear a well thought through sermon on grappling with today’s issues in their context, which is very heavily based on Christ’s teaching, other Scripture, Wesley and even the ordinal.

Wondering whether the departure of Richard Harries will mark the end of a phase of the church’s engagement with post-modern society, I hope he has a blessed retirement (not my reaction two or three years ago!).

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Thanks,Tom.
Here is a picture of that event and a further report:
http://www.unison.ie/irish_independent/stories.php3?ca=9&si=1600210&issue_id=13934

Simon Sarmiento
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Specially for Dave, here is the Bishop of Oxford’s Easter Day sermon:
http://www.oxford.anglican.org/page/2906/

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Dave

Thanks Simon, I think that many folk assume that, because of his support for the celibate but partnered Jeffrey John, Harries is a liberal in the “I don’t believe….” mould. In fact I have heard good stories about his ministry recently (from a conservative perspective) such as defrocking a priest who wrote a book that was clearly rejecting the Creeds, and standing up for a very conservative ordinand who was unfairly rejected by the selectors. However I do think that he has fallen back on an old and untrue stereotype in this part of his sermon: “Unfortunately the Church tends… Read more »