Archives for April 2010

On Holiday

I’m on holiday, by the way. If you are trying to get hold of me, I’ll be back in the office next Friday. I’m not reading e-mails for a week and any posts on here may or may not have been posted in advance.

As I’m not available to provide entertainment and delight, you could always watch this video:

Sermon preached on 25 April – all about bishops

What with the reading being all about sheep and shepherds and with +Gregor being consecrated, it seemed like a good weekend to preach about the episcopate. Here's what I said:

On Friday evening, this place was packed full with guests for the consecration of a new bishop. People had come from all over the diocese and indeed from right across the world to celebrate the ordination of Gregor Duncan as a new bishop. Not any old bishop either. Our bishop for us, here in this place. And its here in this building that he was enthroned in his cathedra, the ornate and I suspect deeply uncomfortable seat which is up by the High Altar – the seat of the bishop and the throne which allows us to be known as a Cathedral church. [Read more…]