Abbeycast - ‘A podcast for All Souls’ Day’

Nov 04, 2020, 09:00 AM
A podcast from Westminster Abbey on the feast of All Souls’ Day.

This twenty six minute service includes prayers, a reading, a sermon, music and a blessing, recorded this week and includes extracts from a Sung Eucharist held in the Abbey to mark All Souls' Day on Monday.
Introduced by the Reverend Mark Birch, Minor Canon and Precentor
Reader: Her Royal Highness The Countess of Wessex
Sermon by the Very Reverend Dr David Hoyle, Dean of Westminster 
Introduction: The Reverend Mark Birch 
Reading: Romans 5: 5-1 The Countess of Wessex 
Sermon: The Dean 
Music: The Introit and Kyrie from the Durufle Requiem
Prayers: The Revd Dr Sarah Archer, Ambassador for Loss and HOPE - equipping the Church to help the bereaved. Their main resource is The Bereavement Journey.
Blessing: The Reverend Mark Birch

Music: Performed by the Choir of Westminster Abbey conducted by James O’Donnell (with kind permission of Hyperion Records). 
This podcast was recorded with all contributors observing social distancing.