Father Hannam's Meditations


Crucifixion at the hands of the angry

In my last blog post (‘A Tale of Three Priests, or, the Christian Life Embodied’), I spoke of the three elements of religion – the mystical, the institutional, and the intellectual – and the need for a proper cultivation and balance of all three in each Christian’s Spiritual Life if […]


A Tale of Three Priests, or, the Christian Life Embodied

Recently I was reading a little book by Kenneth Leech, Subversive Orthodoxy: Traditional Faith and Radical Commitment. Father Leech, who died last year, was a priest in the Anglo-Catholic tradition, who, although he spent his entire ministry amongst the most marginalized in London’s East End, was one of the best […]


The Form of Religion We Inhabit

The following is an adapted excerpt from Father Hannam’s charge to the Advisory Board meeting held on Sunday, February 21, 2016. The form of religion that we inhabit at St Bart’s has several characteristics upon which I would ask you to be reflecting at this time as we approach Vestry: […]


Trinity Sunday Sermon

The following is the text of a sermon preached by Father Hannam at St James Cathedral at Evensong on Trinity Sunday 2015. No man hath seen God at any time; the only begotten Son, which is in the bosom of the Father, he hath declared him. + On Trinity Sunday […]