A Time to Reflect

Welcome to the Cathedral blog.
We will be using this space to post reflections that we hope you will enjoy reading. They will focus on the issues of the day, insights into the Cathedral initiatives and Catholic concerns.

July 6, 2020
I am writing this reflection on the evening of the Fourteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time (Year A), 5th July 2020.  I believe this is a most important moment to record the ‘event’ in St Chad’s Cathedral that was the re-opening for public Mass following the lockdown and cessation of public…
June 24, 2020
The annual Day for Life is one that every preacher approaches with some nervousness but I have always experienced it as an opportunity to speak the truth with compassion about some of the most sensitive and delicate issues of human life. Because they are sensitive and delicate, they also touch…
June 11, 2020
A message from the Cathedral Dean Dear Parishioners, Visitors, Friends of St Chad’s, Cathedral Life recently has become ‘virtual’ and so I thought it would be a good time to reflect with you on the Season of Eastertide that we celebrated together and a few thoughts on the way ahead!…
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