Virtual Choir 2

Our choir continues to work hard behind the scenes, and today we were delighted to share with our community our latest offering – Sir Charles Villiers Stanford’s setting of William Cowper’s text and a seventeenth-century Scottish psalm tune: O for a closer walk with God. Here is another chance to...

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Why are you afraid?

And he said to them, “Why are you afraid, you of little faith?” -Matthew 8:26   There’s a popular mantra that fear and faith cannot coexist, that when we’re feeling fear, it’s because we’re not trusting God enough. This verse from today’s lectionary is often trotted out as evidence for...

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Venerable

Today marks the feast day of the Venerable Bede, an Anglo-Saxon monk who died on Ascension Day (26 May) in the year 735. The day on which the Church remembers Bede has moved around over the course of history, in part as Augustine of Canterbury was already commemorated in the...

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Communion of life

So he [Jesus] came and proclaimed peace to you who were far off and peace to those who were near; for through him both of us have access in one Spirit to the Father. So then you are no longer strangers and aliens, but you are citizens with the saints...

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Daring to ask

Now while the Pharisees were gathered together, Jesus asked them this question: ‘What do you think of the Messiah? Whose son is he?’ They said to him, ‘The son of David.’ He said to them, ‘How is it then that David by the Spirit calls him Lord, saying,  “The Lord...

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Cathedral Choir Back!

Our choir has been working hard behind the scenes to find ways of keeping active and in good voice during this lockdown period. Recording their parts individually, we have managed to ‘regroup’ across the ether for our first virtual choir project. You can enjoy the video below, and keep your...

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