Monthly Archives: February 2021

What’s in a name?

What is in a name? It’s Juliet’s famous question as she bemoans Romeo belonging to her family’s sworn enemy as a Montague. A rose would smell as sweet if we called it something else. Physically it would, but the reality … Continue reading

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Ravens and Rainbows

How have you entered Lent this year? Were you ready for a season when we try to do things differently, finding space for reflection and deepening faith? May be you are just not there in your head, and rather than … Continue reading

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How would love respond?

Have you received any Valentine’s cards or gifts today? You may feel you are past all that, or this may be a day when the absence of that special person is more acute and you could do without a sermon … Continue reading

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Saturday – holding loss with faith and thanksgiving

Welcome to this moment of prayer from the community of Peterborough Cathedral. Over the past two weeks, we have been pausing at 6.00pm each evening to pray. This follows the encouragement from the Archbishops of Canterbury and York to pray … Continue reading

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Image-bearers of Christ

While I was preparing this sermon I think I must have wandered off into one of those procrastinating clicks around the internet. You know the ones, you have a job to do and somehow you click on facebook, or twitter, … Continue reading

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Consider the Ravens

Every evening this week at 6.00pm we have pressed pause as a cathedral community to reflect and to the pray. This is following the Archbishops of Canterbury and York’s suggestion that we do this not only to note and acknowledge … Continue reading

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Acedia

I was on a zoom call the other week, reflecting on leadership in lockdown, and the main speaker talked about a spiritual insight from the earliest monks in the desert. They wrote about Acedia, which is a word that is … Continue reading

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