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Sermon – Nineteenth Sunday after Trinity, 10th October 2015

Posted on October 12th, 2015 | 0 Comments

Sermon Preached in Lincoln Cathedral by The Chancellor, Canon Dr Mark Hocknull, on the nineteenth Sunday after Trinity, 10th October 2015. The Good News of the Rich Young Man? I found myself confronted with many questions earlier this week when I first read the gospel reading set for today. How do you preach a sermon on this gospel in the Western world, with its concerns about economic prosperity and security and self protection? How do you preach a sermon on this […]

sermon – eighteenth sunday after trinity, 4 October 2015

Posted on October 5th, 2015 | 0 Comments

Bishop Eva from the Diocese of Härnösand, preached in Lincoln Cathedral on the eighteenth Sunday after Trinity, 4 October 2015. What are human beings? – That question from todays second reading is based on the words King David in Psalms 8 who for almost 3000 years ago asked: What is man? What are human beings – What is man? An 3000 year old question we ourselves have asked throughout the whole history of mankind. The different texts of today meet […]

Sales Assistant (P/T)

Posted on October 3rd, 2015 | 0 Comments

Sales Assistant (P/T) Lincoln Cathedral is looking for a part-time Sales Assistant to work in its shop on Saturdays (6hrs) and occasionally on Sundays (5hrs) Competitive pay and benefits We would like to hear from you if you have:   ·         Excellent customer service skills ·         Experience of working in a retail environment ·         A love of the Cathedral building   Please call in and collect an application form and job description from the Shop or download here Shop Assistant […]

Chapter Letter 4th – 17th October 2015

Posted on October 2nd, 2015 | 0 Comments

Philip Buckler, Dean   Gavin Kirk, Precentor   Mark Hocknull, Chancellor   John Patrick, Subdean Philippa White, Succentor Hospitality and Security are two core values or principles right at the very centre of what it means to be a human being. By hospitality I mean openness to the other; to any person or idea that is different or foreign, unknown or strange to us. Hospitality is about welcome; about letting the other into one’s home or one’s family, one’s heart and mind.


Posted on October 1st, 2015 | 0 Comments

On 1st October 2015 Lincoln Cathedral launched its first Crowdfunding Campaign to help save the North West Turret. www.crowdfunder.co.uk/lincoln-cathedral  

sermon – 16th Sunday after Trinity, 20th September 2015

Posted on September 28th, 2015 | 0 Comments

Sermon preached in Lincoln Cathedral by the Reverend Philippa White, Curate and Succentor at Lincoln Cathedral, Curate at St John the Baptist Lincoln, 16th Sunday after Trinity, 20th September 2015. +May the words of my mouth and the meditations of all our hearts be acceptable in your sight, O Lord, our strength and our salvation. Amen. About three weeks ago, one particular picture spread across every kind of media. A picture of a three-year-old boy, drowned off the coast of Turkey, lying […]

Chapter Letter 20th September – 3rd October 2015

Posted on September 18th, 2015 | 0 Comments

Philip Buckler, Dean   Gavin Kirk, Precentor   Mark Hocknull, Chancellor   John Patrick, Subdean Philippa White, Succentor Autumn seems to have come with a vengeance: autumnal weather, grim news stories, global crises. Perhaps it is a relief to step aside from this as we commemorate Battle of Britain Sunday;  especially in this county with its proud association with the RAF, celebrating our history and remembering with pride the courage, hope and commitment of those who served.

Sermon – Sung Eucharist – 13th September 2015

Posted on September 15th, 2015 | 0 Comments

Sermon preached in Lincoln Cathedral by the Very Revd Nicholas Frayling, at the Sung Eucharist on the 15th Sunday after Trinity, 13th September 2015   On Christmas Eve some years ago, in Liverpool Parish Church, at the end of the Midnight Eucharist, a gentleman whose one annual visit to Church this had been, set about the Rector. ‘Padre,’ he said, ‘that was the same story as last year.’ ‘Of course it was,’ I replied,’ it’s the Christmas story.’ ‘I can’t […]

HM The Queen becomes longest-reigning British Monarch

Posted on September 9th, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Dean & Chapter congratulate Her Majesty on this historic occasion, which will be celebrated tomorrow (Thursday 10th) at Evensong at 1730 in St Hugh’s Choir, attended by the Lord-Lieutenant.  At this ticketed event there are fifty seats available to members of the public:  if you would like to attend please send an e-mail to PrecentorPA@lincolncathedral.com.  Seats will be allocated on a first-come, first-served basis.

Rachel’s Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge.

Posted on September 7th, 2015 | 0 Comments

Chapter Member Rachel Ford, completes the Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge in aid of the Lincoln Cathedral Turret Restoration Fund. We are so grateful to Rachel for her hard work and determination. To date Rachel has raised over £1200 towards our North West Turret Restoration Fund. We set off at 7.30 and were on the top of Pen-y-Ghent at 8.30am Twelve miles later at 12.45 we were on the top of Whernside, the distance to this peak and the actual length […]


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