Castlefield Manchester Sermon
The eighth Manchester Sermon, 'I wish for you', was written by author Michael Morpurgo and delivered at Manchester Cathedral on 12th October 2018. Michael was joined by host Rachel Cooke for a discussion about our relationship to and dependence upon our natural surroundings and our myopia regarding the growing threat of environmental disasters. The Manchester Sermon was co-commissioned by Manchester Literature Festival and Manchester Cathedral, and supported by Castlefield.
Previous Manchester Sermons have been delivered by Kamila Shamsie, Lionel Shriver, Ali Smith, Sir Andrew Motion, Jeanette Winterson, Audrey Niffenegger and Elif Shafak.
You can download the text of the sermons above.
Listen to an audio recording of Kamila Shamsie reading the 2016 sermon here.