Mary, Waiting: Two Poems

Advent Litany Lord Jesus, come soon! I am stretched to breaking with waiting for you, Beyond repair, Though not beyond grace.   Oh, come quickly! For though I know neither the day nor the hour, Still, I know you will come; That there will be a time, outside of time,...

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Of God and Emperor

Today’s Gospel passage is Luke 20:19-26, in which the scribes and chief priest try to trap Jesus with a trick question: “Teacher, we know that you are right in what you say and teach, and you show deference to no one, but teach the way of God in accordance with...

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Longing

John 1:35-42 The next day John again was standing with two of his disciples, and as he watched Jesus walk by, he exclaimed, ‘Look, here is the Lamb of God!’ The two disciples heard him say this, and they followed Jesus. When Jesus turned and saw them following, he said...

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Stir-up Sunday – November 22 at 2pm

Sunday November 22nd is Stir-Up Sunday and in the Anglican Tradition this is the day for Christmas Cake baking. For those of you still wanting to be part of this Christ Church Cathedral tradition during lock down, you can join our Dean Bertrand in the making of the festive fruit...

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Gregorian chant

In this next episode of our hymn series, Nick gives us a basic overview of the largest and oldest repertory of the Church – Gregorian chant. He also presents a practical guide of how you can sing from chant notation.

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Anglo-Catholic Hymnody

In the next episode of our new hymn series, Nick talks about other hymn writers from Victorian England. Learn more about the creators behind well-loved translations and texts like “O Come, O Come, Emmanuel” and “Praise to the Holiest in the Height.” Thank you to chorister Catharine Murray for singing...

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Women of the Church

Please enjoy the first episode in our new educational series on hymnody: a look at some of the women who have contributed English-language hymns you sing today. Thank you to chorister Angèle Trudeau for singing the hymn at the end.

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NEW SERIES – Hymns & Sacred Song

As a companion to our popular psalm series, Assistant Organist, Dr Nicholas Capozzoli, has launched a weekly series looking at the history of song in Christian worship. Every Tuesday he will release a new episode exploring the riches of Christian song over the centuries, each one complete with a hymn...

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