Sermon—Miracle at Cana (Professor Ann Loades)

Miracle at Cana 17 January 2016 All Saints As you’ve been reminded the last few Sundays, this is the season in which the Church reflects on various manifestations of Jesus of Nazareth as divine. Suppose that around the turn of the first and second centuries of the...

Sermon—St Mary Magdalene (Professor Ann Loades)

St Mary Magdalene 26 July 2015 All Saints All Saints we are – so let us remind ourselves of one of the saints from just last week-one of the most important and fascinating not just within the Christian tradition but in our wider culture. For instance, recall ‘I don’t...

Sermon—The Last of the Prophets (The Revd Dr Donald MacEwan)

Sermon preached on Sunday 12 July (Pentecost 7) Amos 7:7-15; Ephesians 1:3-14; Mark 6:14-29 The killing of John the Baptist has all the ingredients of a lurid B-movie. The exotic location, an Oriental potentate, obscure religion, sex and violence, and more than a hint...

Sermon—Trinity Sunday (Professor Ann Loades)

Sunday 30 May 2015 Depending on where and when you lived, in an earlier period of the history of the Christian church in the west at any rate, if you had turned up for a service on the Sunday after Pentecost you would have encountered some surprising differences from...

Sermon—Perpetua and her Companions (Professor Ann Loades)

Sunday March 8 2015 for All Saints, St Andrews. ‘Perpetua and her Companions’. Just imagine: it is March 7 (as yesterday) it is the year of Our Lord 203. We are visiting Carthage – in what is now Tunisia; and that we are in the Roman arena there, where a good crowd...

Notes from a sermon (The Very Revd Richard Giles)

Second Sunday of Lent 2014 The impact of buildings upon was the theme of Sunday morning at All Saints’ on 16th March. In his sermon, Richard Giles described his experience of visiting the McManus Gallery in Dundee for the first time. The restored gallery...