Sermons

Read sermons and messages delivered by Archbishop Stephen Cottrell.
  1. Manchester Cathedral Welcome Sign

    600th Anniversary of Manchester Cathedral

    05/05/2022

    SERMON - On Thursday 5 May, The Lord Archbishop of York along with other Clerical and Civic Dignitaries and Honorable Guests gathered at Manchester Cathedral to celebrate the 600th Anniversary of this Collegiate Church.  

    6 min read
  2. Sunrise sky with skyline of buildings

    Easter Day sermon at York Minster

    17/04/2022

    COMMENT - The Archbishop gave the sermon at the Eucharist for Easter Day at York Minster

    8 min read
  3. A woman and a man standing inside a church dressed in white clerical robes

    Church of England national online service - Easter Day

    14/04/2022

    Archbishop Stephen leads and preaches for the national online service for Easter Day

    1 min read
  4. Red shield with white crossed keys and crown with gold mitre above

    A moment of Reflection - Sunday 17 April 2022

    13/04/2022

    A moment of Reflection for Easter Day

    1 min read
  5. Red shield with white crossed keys and crown with gold mitre above

    Presidential Address at York Diocesan Synod

    09/04/2022

    COMMENT - The Archbishop of York gave the Presidential address to the virtual York Diocesan Synod today

    6 min read
  6. Archbishop in convocation robes with stained glass window behind

    The Mercers Company Lenten sermon

    10/03/2022

    The Archbishop gave the sermon during an Evensong service with The Mercers Company. This follows in full

    6 min read
  7. Smiling woman in black t-shirt with Rock and Roll written on it

    BBC Radio 2 Pause for Thought

    28/02/2022

    COMMENT - The Archbishop gave the Pause for Thought on BBC Radio 2 this morning. This follows in full

    2 min read
  8. Norman Church with blue sky behind

    Sermon at St Mary's Tadcaster 27 February 2022

    27/02/2022

    COMMENT - The Archbishop attended worship at St Mary's Church in Tadcaster and gave the sermon which follows in full...

    5 min read
  9. Head and shoulders of bishop in robes standing in front of red leather benches

    House of Lords debate on situation in Ukraine

    25/02/2022

    COMMENT - the Archbishop spoke today in the debate on the situation in Ukraine and Russia. The speech follows in full

    4 min read
  10. Man in black jacket and purple shirt and clerical collar standing outside with countryside behind him

    Farewell to the Bishop of Liverpool, Paul Bayes

    10/02/2022

    COMMENT - At General Synod the Archbishop gave the farewell to Paul Bayes, Bishop of Liverpool who retires this month. His speech follows in full...

    5 min read