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The Risen Jesus. Sermon by the Chaplain 21st April, 2013

Sermon April 21st 2013, Worcester College Chapel Isaiah 63: 7-14; Luke 24: 36-49   As out introit suggested, the wintry earth is beginning to wake up, bringing us expectations of […]


T.S. Eliot, Sermon by the Chaplain, 17th February 2013

Sermon Worcester College 17th February 2013, Rev’d Dr. Jonathan Arnold Luke 18: 9-14 and East Coker V from The Four Quartets by T.S. Eliot T.S. Eliot was arguably the most […]


R.S. Thomas, a sermon by the Chaplain, First Week Hilary Term, 2013

  Sermon 1st week Hilary Term 2013, Mark 1: 4-11; R.S. Thomas   This term we are focussing upon exploring Christianity through the arts in several different ways. On Sunday […]


Poetry and Theology, Sermon by Dr. Susan Gillingham, March 3rd 2013

Worcester College Chapel, Week 8 Hilary Term 2013   Poetry and Theology   This term we have had a rich feast in our sermon series on the ‘Poetry of Faith’.  […]


Dante and the Lure of Beauty, Sermon by Rev. Dr. Alison Milbank February 24th 2013

Lent 2 Worcester College Oxford: Dante and the lure of beauty Recently, you have heard about Rilke and Larkin, two poets with some nostalgia for the numinous but without religious […]


Sermon on RM Rilke by Rev. Carla Grosch-Miller, from St. Columba’s URC, Oxford 10/2/13

2013 Feb 10                        Worcester College Chapel Evensong                       CA Grosch-Miller Luke 9:28-36; Letters to a Young Poet, RM Rilke   Scripture: Luke 9:28-36 Other reading:  From Letters to A Young Poet, […]


Rev. Ronald Hawkes, Sermon 3rd February 2013, Philip Larkin

I read poetry because it paints pictures in my mind, because it makes me laugh, and think, and cry. I know not very much about poetry except I would say […]


Christian Unity – The Chaplain

Sermon in the week of prayer for Christian Unity 20th January 2013 Oxford Catholic Chaplaincy by Rev’d Dr. Jonathan Arnold, Chaplain, Worcester College. Isaiah 62: 1-5; Ps 95; 1 Cor […]


Nicholas King – Christian Unity Octave 2013

Worcester – Unity Octave 2013 Micah 6: 6-8; Galatians 3:26-28; Luke 24: 13-35 It is the week of prayer for Christian Unity; and it is fashionable these days to say […]


The Wheat and the Tares – Rev’d Neil Phair

The parable this evening from St Matthew, is primarily about relationships between people. It’s about not judging and not assuming that you and I are wheat and others are weeds. […]