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Queen Elizabeth II

Queen Elizabeth II with her husband Prince Philip on the occasion of her coronation in 1953 (Photo by Cecil Beaton: sourced from Wikimedia Commons)
Homilies & Addresses

Platinum Jubilee: 70th Anniversary of Accession to the Throne of Queen Elizabeth II

“In the Queen’s deep, personal, inclusive faith we catch a glimpse of the Spirit at work in the world to reconcile all people, of all faiths and none, to God and to each other,” says Archbishop Phillip Aspinall in this special St John’s Cathedral sermon


Heaven found in ordinary

The Rev’d Dr Mark Oakley traces the significance of faith in the work of the Queen’s Poets Laureate: “Poets Laureate help us to see what Philip Larkin called ‘the million-petalled flower Of being here’. Thank God for that”