14th April 2017: Good Friday Series

A series of reflections from The Dean of the Cathedral, Peter Bradley, on Good Friday. Click on the images to enlarge.

Image 1: Braunschweiger Dom Imervard Kreuz - Image 2: Braunschweig Candelabrum

Image 3: Cimabue Crucifix  -   Image 4: Durer Crucifixion

Image 5: Michelangelo Pieta  -  Image 6: Agnus Dei

12th March 2017: A Way Forward

Jesus teaches Nicodemus. Editorial credit: Freedom Studio / Shutterstock.com. 

Jesus teaches Nicodemus. Editorial credit: Freedom Studio / Shutterstock.com. 

"For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life." John 3:16

As we seek to find new ways of restoring confidence, trust and hope, and of overcoming misunderstanding and division, we find in the Gospel of John words that not only hold and bind us together, but also words that challenge us to look at how we function and live as a community.

2nd February 2017: Candlemass

Stained Glass window depicting Simeon the Godreceiver, who met the Child Jesus in the Temple in Jerusalem, located in the Cathedral of Brussels, Belgium. Credit: jorisvo / Shutterstock, Inc.

Stained Glass window depicting Simeon the Godreceiver, who met the Child Jesus in the Temple in Jerusalem, located in the Cathedral of Brussels, Belgium. Credit: jorisvo / Shutterstock, Inc.

Rev Captain Ian Maher explores the story of Jesus' presentation at the temple and the encounters with Simeon and Anna.

“Sovereign Lord, as you have promised, you may now dismiss your servant in peace. For my eyes have seen your salvation, which you have prepared in the sight of all nations." Luke 2:22-40

18th December 2016: Immanuel: God With Us

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The Christmas story is not an abstract message of hope in a distant time and land. The birth of Jesus is a story that invites us to participate. How do we play our part? Revd Canon Christopher Burke explores "God with us".

"Therefore the Lord himself will give you a sign: The virgin will conceive and give birth to a son, and will call him Immanuel." Isaiah 7:14

 

11th December 2016: The Lord's Prayer

The Dean of Sheffield, Peter Bradley reflects on the power of the Lord's prayer and its ability to meet our deepest needs of God.

"And when you pray, do not keep on babbling like pagans, for they think they will be heard because of their many words. Do not be like them, for your Father knows what you need before you ask him." Matt 6:7-8