St Paul’s Cathedral has been here for over 1,400 years. It has been built and rebuilt five times, and always its main purpose has been as a place
of worship and prayer.
St Paul's, with its world-famous dome, is an iconic feature of the London skyline. Step inside and you can enjoy the Cathedral's awe-inspiring
interior, and uncover fascinating stories about its history.
Learning & Faith
Education is a core part of the Cathedral's work, delivered through a variety of events by St Paul's Forum, St Paul's Institute and the Schools &
History & Collections
For more than 1,400 years, a Cathedral dedicated to St Paul has stood at the highest point in the City. The present Cathedral is the
masterpiece of Britain's most famous architect Sir Christopher Wren.
Behind the scenes, the cost of caring for St Paul's and continuing to deliver our central ministry and work is enormous and the generosity of our
supporters is critical.
Widely considered to be one of the world’s most beautiful buildings and a powerful symbol of the splendour of London, St Paul’s Cathedral is a
breathtaking events venue.
ST PAUL'S ADULT LEARNING
New Spring programme of events at St Paul's exploring Christian life, ethics and spirituality.
One of the world’s most poignant crosses was on display at St Paul’s Cathedral for one day on Sunday 19 June, on loan from the British
Museum. Hear a BBC Radio 4 PM programme feature on the Lampedusa Cross at St Paul's The Lampedusa Cross was the last acquisition
The Archbishop of Canterbury and the Dean of St Paul’s thanked HM The Queen Elizabeth for how she has ‘wonderfully sustained’ her
country over the years as guests gathered at St Paul’s to celebrate her official 90th birthday. At the National Service of
Thanksgiving on Friday...
We will be adding more information, background and pictures here between now and the end of the service. It will be broadcast live on
BBC1 on Friday 10 June. You can read all the prayers, see the hymns and find out who is taking part in the Order of Service below.
Sir David will read a reflection on the passing of the years written by Michael Bond. The Reverend Canon Michael Hampel, St
Paul’s Precentor, who is responsible for the service, describes the piece: ‘Michael Bond speaks of the trials and tribulations of
growing up in...
St Paul’s commissioned Master of the Queen’s Music Judith Weir to create a new anthem. It will be sung by St Paul’s Cathedral Choir at
the National Service of Thanksgiving here on Friday 10 June. But the Cathedral is not keeping the anthem to itself for a world
A full congregation will join Christians around the country on Saturday 14 May for one of the highlights of the 2016 Week of Prayer.
Your Kingdom Come is a gathering to ignite and inspire worship and intercession for a generation to rise up with a fresh
passion and confidence...
Resurrection: the Body and Christianity - Paula Gooder
20th June 2016
What does Christianity have to do with bodies? There's a lingering sense that there's a huge gap between our inner and outer selves,
and that the soul is spiritual and the body is not. Paula Gooder is one of the best-known Biblical scholars at work today, and the
author of numerous bestselling books.
National Service of Thanksgiving for the Queen - Interview with Canon Michael Hampel
9th June 2016
The Revd Canon Michael Hampel, Precentor of St Paul's Cathedral, talks through some of the different aspects of the National Service of
Thanksgiving for the Queen that will be taking place at St Paul's Cathedral on 10th June 2016.
The Role of the Church in London Today - Bishop Adrian Newman
27th May 2016
The Rt Revd Adrian Newman, Bishop of Stepney, gives the keynote speech at the recent St Paul's Institute clergy learning day on 'A
Shared Vision for London'. Held at St Paul's Cathedral, London, on the 23rd May 2016.
What Can One Church Do? Social Justice and Sustainability
27th May 2016
Panel discussion held as part of the 'Shared Vision for London' clergy learning day run by St Paul's Institute on 23rd May 2016 at St
Paul's Cathedral, London.
The Holy Spirit with Dr Jane Williams
5th May 2016
St Augustine described the Holy Spirit as 'the bond of love'. In anticipation of the great fest of Pentecost, Jane Williams explores
the Spirit's loving action in our lives and world, while also exploring how we can understand the Spirit's presence in places and times
of damage, difficulty and grief.
A Shared Vision for London - St Paul's Institute
19th April 2016
Alison Gelder (Housing Justice), Danny Kruger (West London Zone), Bharat Mehta OBE (Trust for London), Jasvir Singh (City Sikhs; Faiths
Forum for London), Sophie Walker (Women's Equality Party) and the Revd Canon Prof Richard Burridge (King's College London)