Author Archives: Revd Sister Margaret Anne McAlister ASSP

About Revd Sister Margaret Anne McAlister ASSP

Sister Margaret Anne is a Sister in the Society of All Saints Sisters of the Poor, an Anglican Religious Community based in Oxford. She started to work as an Associate Priest in the Richmond Team Ministry in late October 2015. Margaret joined her Community in Oxford in 1991. She was ordained priest in 2002, and has ministered in a variety of roles including parishes and chaplaincy. Her interests include English Literature ( which she studied as an undergraduate at Durham University), classical music, singing and Christian art. Email – margaretanne@socallss.co.uk Tel – 020 88765 079

Sermon: Twenty first Sunday after Trinity, 16 October 2016, St John the Divine

Readings  Genesis 32.22-31, Psalm 121, 2 Timothy 3.14 – 4.5 and Luke 18. 1-8 Preacher  The Revd Sister Margaret Anne McAlister ASSP   There is a common thread through our readings today of persistence, of keeping going despite difficulties, and … Continue reading

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Sermon: Twentieth Sunday after Trinity, 9 October 2016, St Matthias

Readings  2 Kings 5.1-3, 7-15c,  Psalm 111, 2 Timothy 2.8-15 and Luke 17.11-19 Preacher  The Revd Sister Margaret Anne McAlister ASSP The gospel today from Luke and also our first reading from the second book of Kings in the Old … Continue reading

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Sermon: Seventeenth Sunday after Trinity, 18 September 2016, St Matthias

Readings  Amos 8.4-7, Psalm 113, 1 Timothy 2.1-7 & Luke 16.1-13 Preacher  The Revd Sister Margaret Anne McAlister ASSP   Our gospel reading today from Luke is not an easy one to understand. It is the parable of the Shrewd Manager, also … Continue reading

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Sermon: Sixteenth Sunday after Trinity, 11 September 2016, St John the Divine

Readings  Exodus 32.7-14, Psalm 51. 1-11, 1 Timothy 1.12-17, Luke 15.1-10 Preacher  The Revd Sister Margaret Anne McAlister ASSP I wonder when was the last time that any of us lost something? Perhaps we lost our debit or credit card? Or we … Continue reading

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Sermon: Thirteenth Sunday after Trinity, 21 August 2016, St John the Divine

Readings  Isaiah 58.9b-14, Psalm 103.1-8, Hebrews 12.18-29 and Luke 13.10-17 Preacher The Revd Sister Margaret Anne McAlister ASSP Today’s gospel reading from Luke concerns one of the most important aspects of Jesus’ public ministry – his healing miracles. The healing … Continue reading

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Sermon: Twelfth Sunday after Trinity, 14 August 2016, St Matthias

Readings  Jeremiah 23.23–29, Hebrews 11.29 – 12.2 and Luke 12.49–56 Preacher  The Revd Sister Margaret Anne McAlister ASSP Great Britain continues to do well in the Rio Olympics – in 3rd place at the weekend – and some of you … Continue reading

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Sermon: Tenth Sunday after Trinity, 31 July 2016, St Matthias

Readings  Ecclesiastes  1.2, 12-14, 2.18-23; Colossians 3.1-11 & Luke 12.13-21 Preacher  The Revd Sister Margaret Anne McAlister ASSP On Friday I went into Kew Gardens where I find it often good to go when one has some free time and the … Continue reading

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Sermon: Ninth Sunday after Trinity, 24 July 2016, St John the Divine

Readings  Genesis 18.20-32, Psalm 138, Colossians 2.6-15 and Luke 11.1-13 Preacher  The Revd Sister Margaret Anne McAlister ASSP It has been an extraordinary month. Since the decision to leave the EU after the voting result that was revealed a month … Continue reading

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Sermon: Seventh Sunday after Trinity, 10 July 2016, St Matthias

Readings  Deuteronomy 30.9-14, Psalm 25.1-9, Colossians 1.1-14 and Luke 10.25-37 Preacher  The Revd Sister Margaret Anne McAlister ASSP We have heard announced today that the present time of double vacancy in the Richmond Team Ministry will come to an end in … Continue reading

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Sermon: St Thomas the Apostle, 3 July 2016, St Mary’s, morning

Readings  Habakkuk 2.1-4, Psalm 31.1-6 and John 20.24-29 Preacher  The Revd Sister Margaret Anne McAlister ASSP It has been the most extraordinary last 10 days in the political, economic and social life of Britain. Since the result of the EU … Continue reading

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