Excellent, thoughtful preaching is a hallmark of the Cathedral’s liturgical life.

We believe very strongly in the word of God as dynamic and engaging—a word meant to transform us in profound ways. Reading sermons, praying or meditating with them, sharing and talking about them can all be ways of deepening your faith.

The Cathedral’s preachers include its regular clergy and also lay people and occasional visitors. Here, you will find links to sermons preached throughout the liturgical year. You can read texts of sermons, listen to them, or do both at once.

Les homélies en français se trouvent sur cette autre page : https://www.montrealcathedral.ca/fr/homelies

Open your present

Sermon for Advent 4 ARE YOU READY TO OPEN YOUR PRESENT? Let it be unto me according to your word. God comes to us in the present moment. During this time of year, it’s easy to find ourselves on a crazy seesaw swinging between the past and the future… up and down… sometimes leery, sometimes […]

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A time of reckoning is upon us

Readings for Pentecost 24: Zeph 1:7,12-18; Ps 90:1-8,12; 1 Thess 5:1-11; Matt 25:14-30. That we are entering a natural time of darkness was unavoidable 2 weeks ago as we changed our clocks to give us more daylight to start our days.   This sign of darkening times is echoed well in the readings of this Christian […]

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To tell of Gideon… and of Robert

CCC, Montreal, Sept. 17, 2017 – Collation of Robert Camara as Archdeacon & Vicar-general “The time would fail me to tell of Gideon and of Barak and of Samson and of Jephthah, of David also and Samuel” – – and of Robert. It is a great honour to have been asked to preach at the […]

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Celebrating the Body Communal

  HOMILY: 27 August 2017—Celebrating the Body Communal          In the name of the one, holy and undivided Trinity: Creator, Redeemer and Sustainer.  Amen.          Today must be my lucky day.  It doesn’t happen often enough that preachers are given the perfect text for the perfect occasion, but today is one of those times.  On […]

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