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

“I Am Joseph”

It was an incredibly nerve-wracking three days.  If any of you have ever lost a child for any period of time, you know how upsetting and frightening it can be.  Can you imagine three whole days? Yet there he was, sitting calmly in the temple discussing the finer points of the Law, when his mother […]

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Be Holy as I Am Holy

Au nom de la sainte et indivise Trinité, un seul Dieu, maintenant et pour toujours.  Amen. I want to begin by expressing my warmest heartfelt gratitude for the multiple ways in which you have supported and nourished me during this especially trying time: through your prayers, your messages of support and hope, your generous offers […]

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God’s Generosity and Our Own

5 February 2017— In the name of the one, holy and undivided Trinity: Creator, Redeemer and Sustainer.  Amen. “And I came to you in weakness and in fear and in much trembling.”  I think these words from today’s reading from First Corinthians are an especially good beginning for a sermon about money.  I jest, of […]

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God in Our Flesh

In the name of the one, holy and undivided trinity: Creator, Redeemer and Sustainer.  Amen.          He was born in a small backward province of a mighty empire, a refugee in his own land.  His family was forced to be on the move because government bureaucrats decreed it.  He came not from wealth and status, […]

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