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.

 

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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Saying no to Caesar, saying yes to God!

October 22, 2017                 CCC                      Matthew 22: 15-22 Have you ever felt that you have fallen into a trap? Today’s gospel passage is about people setting a trap for Jesus. His opponents have joined forces. The Herodians, who are the collaborators with the occupying Roman forces, the people with money and influence, and the […]

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How to get along!

1 octobre 2017           CCC            Philippians : 2 :1-13 I love the Apostle Paul’s letter to the Church in Philippi, probably because it is the most relational. It is really a letter from a pastor to a congregation he is very close to. Having pastored now for over 30 years, I can identify with him. It was […]

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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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Game of Thrones

CCC           September 10 2017                  Matthew 18:15-20 and Roman 13:8 – 14 How many of you have watched Game of thrones and I am not referring to what has been happening in Washington recently? For those of you who have not, here is a bit of a run-down of this 7 season long HBO […]

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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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