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Reverend Caitlin: Sermon on the Blessed Virgin Mary

In our service today, we have listened to a revolutionary piece of political writing, a piece of writing so explosive that, during British rule in India, it was prohibited from being sung in church. It was banned by the military …
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Canon Barry: Corpus Christi

The great feast day of Corpus Christi recognises both the centrality of the Eucharist in the life of God’s Church, and that this wonderful sacrament of Christ’s body and blood sustains and enlivens the Church. The Church believes that at …
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Canon Ailsa: Women in the Pulpit

Today we celebrate the ministry of the whole people of God. That may seem a strange way of putting today’s theme. You may say you thought today was about celebrating the ministry of women….. And yes, we do. We certainly …
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Andrew Kitchingman: Stewardship at Ripon Cathedral

Good morning/afternoon everyone. For those who may not know me, my name is Andrew Kitchingman and I have been Canon Treasurer of Ripon Cathedral since my installation this January. I am a chartered accountant by profession with a 30-year career …
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Dean John: Third Sunday of Lent 2017

Yesterday morning, I had the privilege of opening the Sights and Sounds of Ripon. I suppose that could be a confusing statement if you didn’t know that the Sounds and Sights of Ripon is an annual event, organised by the …
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