Read sermons and messages delivered by Archbishop Stephen Cottrell.
  1. Head and shoulders of Archbishop on Zoom

    House of Lords speech in the debate on the Archbishops' Housing Commission Report 'Coming Home'


    COMMENT - The Archbishop today delivered his first speech after returning to the House of Lords as Archbishop of York. The debate was on the report 'Coming Home' by the Archbishops’ Commission on Housing, Church and Community, and the case for setting out a long-term housing strategy. The speech follows in full... 

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

    Blessed are the Peacemakers


    COMMENT - The Archbishop spoke on 23 March at a webinar hosted by the Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development (Holy See)

    4 min read
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    General Synod Address on progress of Vision and Strategy – February 2021


    COMMENT - The Archbishop of York's General Synod Address on the progress of Vision and Strategy

    11 min read
  4. 2 keys crossed with crown above them, words York Minster to the right

    A service for the Feast of Candlemas


    The Archbishop of York preaches & presides at an act of worship for the Feast of Candlemas, livestreamed from York Minster on Sunday 31st January at 4pm.

    5 min read
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    Holocaust Memorial Day 2021


    The Archbishop took part in the York Holocaust Memorial Day Civic Event today. His talk follows in full...

    3 min read
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    A moment of Reflection - 31 January 2021


    A moment of reflection for Candlemas.

    1 min read
  7. Archbishop Stephen Cottrell in York Minster

    Worship at Home: A service with the Archbishop of York on New Year's Eve


    On New Year’s Eve, Thursday 31 December, there will be a special on-line service led by the Archbishop of York from York Minster as part of the Church of England’s ‘Comfort and Joy’ Campaign

    1 min read
  8. Archbishop Stephen Cottrell in York Minster

    Christmas Day sermon


    The Archbishop today delivered his first Christmas Day sermon in York Minster. This follows in full...

    5 min read
  9. Seal of the Diocese of York

    A moment of Reflection - Christmas Day 2020


    A moment of reflection, by the Archbishop of York. Christmas Day 2020

    1 min read
  10. A red candle lit in the darkness

    BBC Local Radio service for the 4th Sunday of Advent


    The Archbishop today led a national service for local BBC Radio. You can read his reflection here

    3 min read