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Sermons, services and reflections from Westminster Abbey and lectures on issues of faith, ethics, politics and public policy-making from the Westminster Abbey Institute.

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Sermons, services and reflections from Westminster Abbey and lectures on issues of faith, ethics, politics and public policy-making from the Westminster Abbey Institute.

    Abbeycast - Sermon at the Florence Nightingale Service 2021

    Abbeycast - Sermon at the Florence Nightingale Service 2021

    Listen to the Sermon delivered by The Right Reverend and Right Honourable Sarah Mullally DBE, Bishop of London during the Florence Nightingale Service 2021.The Reverend pays thanks to nurses and healthcare workers on the front line during the Covid-19 pandemic.The Sermon was delivered on what would have been Florence Nightingale's 101st birthday.

    • 13 min
    Abbeycast - ANZAC Day service: Sermon by the Dean of Westminster

    Abbeycast - ANZAC Day service: Sermon by the Dean of Westminster

    Listen to the Dean of Westminster, the Very Reverend Dr David Hoyle's sermon given during the ANZAC Day service on Sunday 25th April 2021.

    • 11 min
    Abbeycast - A podcast for the Feast of the Annunciation

    Abbeycast - A podcast for the Feast of the Annunciation

    This 32-minute service includes prayers, a reading, an address, music and a blessing, recorded this week in the Abbey’s magnificent Chapter House.

    Introduced by the Reverend Mark Birch, Minor Canon and Precentor
    Address by the Reverend Dr James Hawkey, Canon Theologian
    Reader: Sarah Clarke OBE, Lady Usher of the Black Rod 


    Ave Maris Stella from Le tombeau de Titelouze – Marcel Dupré
    Introduction: The Reverend Mark Birch 
    Reading: Luke 1: 26-38 Sarah Clarke

    Prière à Notre Dame from Suite Gothique – Léon Boëllmann
    Address: Canon Hawkey 
    Anthem: Mater Christi sanctissima – John Taverner
    Prayers and Blessing: The Reverend Mark Birch 

    Fuga sopra il Magnificat BWV 733 – JS Bach

    Music: The anthem is performed by the Choir of Westminster Abbey conducted by James O’Donnell (with kind permission of Hyperion Records). Organ music, which was specially recorded earlier this week, is played by Charles Maxtone-Smith, Organ Scholar.

    This podcast was recorded with all contributors observing social distancing.

    • 32 min
    Abbeycast - A podcast for Ash Wednesday

    Abbeycast - A podcast for Ash Wednesday

    This 28-minute service includes prayers, a reading, an address, music and a blessing, recorded this week in the Florence Nightingale Chapel in Westminster Abbey.

    Introduced by the Reverend Dr James Hawkey, Canon Theologian

    Address by the Very Reverend Dr David Hoyle, Dean of Westminster

    Reader: Janet Hoyle 


    Miserere – William Byrd 
    Introduction: Canon Hawkey 
    Reading: Isaiah 58: 1-12  Janet Hoyle

    Erbarm’ dich mein, O herre Gott BWV 721 – JS Bach
    Address: The Dean
    Anthem: Kyrie eleison (from Missa Brevis) – William Walton
    Prayers and Blessing: Canon Hawkey 

    Aus tiefer Not, schrei ich zu dir BWV 687 – JS Bach
     
    Music: The anthem is performed by the Choir of Westminster Abbey conducted by James O’Donnell (with kind permission of Hyperion Records). Organ music, which was specially recorded earlier this week, is played by Matthew Jorysz, Assistant Organist.

    This podcast was recorded with all contributors observing social distancing.


     

     

    • 28 min
    Abbeycast - A podcast for Candlemas

    Abbeycast - A podcast for Candlemas

    This 19 minute service includes prayers, a reading, an address, music and a blessing, recorded this week in the Abbey’s magnificent Lady Chapel.

    Introduced by the Very Reverend Dr David Hoyle, Dean of Westminster

    Address by the Reverend Mark Birch, Minor Canon and Precentor 

    Reader: Janet Hoyle 

     
    Introduction: The Dean
    Reading: Luke 2: 22-40  Janet Hoyle
    Address: The Reverend Mark Birch 
    Anthem: Nunc Dimittis, Stanford in A 
    Prayers and Blessing: The Dean

     
    Music: Performed by the Choir of Westminster Abbey conducted by James O’Donnell (with kind permission of Hyperion Records). 

    This podcast was recorded with all contributors observing social distancing. 

     

    • 19 min
    Abbeycast - A podcast for the Feast of the Epiphany of The Lord

    Abbeycast - A podcast for the Feast of the Epiphany of The Lord

    A podcast from Westminster Abbey on the Feast of the Epiphany of The Lord.This 14 minute service includes a reading, an address and music, recorded this week at the crib.Introduced by the Reverend Dr James Hawkey, Canon TheologianReader: The Reverend Mark Birch, Minor Canon and Precentor Address by Canon Hawkey

    Introduction: Canon HawkeyEpiphany Gospel: Matthew 2: 1-12 The Reverend Mark Birch
    Address: Canon Hawkey
    Anthem: Jonathan Dove, The Three Kings


    Music: Performed by the Choir of Westminster Abbey conducted by James O’Donnell (with kind permission of Hyperion Records). 
     
    This podcast was recorded with all contributors observing social distancing.

    • 14 min

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