Monthly Archives: August 2012

‘Semon St Mary magadalene. 12 August. Ruth Martin

Tenth Sunday after Trinity St Mary Magdalene, Evensong, King James Bible Ruth Martin Job 39 1-40.4 Hebrews 12 1-17 May what we think and feel and say, be acceptable to you Oh Lord. Last week the people of Aleppo in … Continue reading

Posted in Sermons | Leave a comment

Sermon St Mary Magdalene August 26th. 6.30pm Eucharist

St Mary Magdalene, Evensong Sunday 26 August. Ruth Martin Exodus 4 v27-5v1, Luke 13v 10-17 Let my people Go. You may recall the film ‘One Flew over the Cuckoos nest’, starring Jack Nicholson, who found himself incarcerated in a mental … Continue reading

Posted in Sermons | Leave a comment

26th August 2012, 12th Sunday after Trinity, St Mary’s, morning

Reading John 6.56–69 Preacher Canon Robert Titley After that gospel reading you may have a sense of déjà vu, or rather, déjà entendu, ‘I’m sure I’ve heard that before.’ And if you’ve been to church in the last month, you have. This is the fifth … Continue reading

Posted in Sermons | Leave a comment

Trinity 12 – St. John the Divine – 26 August 2012

Quite a few preachers will, I think, be glad to see the back of ‘bread’ as the central theme of the Gospel readings of late! First, we had the feeding of the five thousand, immediately followed by four more Sundays … Continue reading

Posted in Sermons | Leave a comment

Sunday 26th August 2012, Proper 16, St Matthias, Morning Eucharists

Readings: Joshua 24: 1-2a, 14-18; Ephesians 6: 10-20; John 6: 56-69.  May the words of my lips, and the meditations of all our hearts, be forever pleasing in your sight, O Lord, our strength and our redeemer. Amen. Our three … Continue reading

Posted in Sermons | Leave a comment

11th Sunday after Trinity, 19th August 2012, St Mary’s, evening

Reading Exodus 2.23 – 3.10 Preacher Canon Robert Titley The last time we met Moses at Evensong was back in Eastertide. The Israelites were in the wilderness and hungry, and God spoke to Moses about what he proposed to do … Continue reading

Posted in Sermons | Leave a comment

11th Sunday after Trinity, 19th August 2012, St Mary’s, morning

Sermon on John 6: 51-58 You don’t need to be all that observant to notice that in our society we are bombarded with information. And one of the things we are bombarded most about, other than sport, is food – … Continue reading

Posted in Sermons | Leave a comment

Feast of the Blessed Virgin Mary (Feast of the Assumption) St John the Divine, August 15th 2012

Readings Galatians 4.4-7, Luke 1.46-55 Preacher Canon Robert Titley We have reached the end of day three of the nationwide PODS epidemic. I refer to post-Olympic droop syndrome, a condition which renders thousands incapable of leading a normal life without … Continue reading

Posted in Sermons | Leave a comment

Trinity 10 – St. John the Divine – 12 August 2012

Although I think I understand why television wants to do it, I can’t help thinking that some of the interviews with Olympic participants were conducted too soon after their events. One thing is for certain, though: we have seen the … Continue reading

Posted in Sermons | Leave a comment

10th Sunday after Trinity, August 12th 2012, St Mary’s, morning

Reading John 6.41-51 Preacher Canon Robert Titley For the Baptism of Autumn Williams Well, another great night. Mo Farah’s 5k and 10k triumph is being compared to that of the great Emil Zátopek  in 1952 and Lasse Viren in 1976; and … Continue reading

Posted in Sermons | Leave a comment