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 & Families department.
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.
Jonathan Brewster installed as Residentiary Canon of St Paul's
23 July 2017
The Revd Jonathan Brewster, former Parish Priest of Christ Church Highbury, has been installed as Residentiary Canon with responsibility as
Treasurer of St Paul’s Cathedral by the Acting Bishop of London, Bishop Pete Broadbent. Jonathan was welcomed into the Cathedral community at
Evensong on Sunday 23 July.
The service of Evensong was also attended by members of the Chapter of St Paul's Cathedral and the College of Canons, including Bishop of
Edmonton, the Rt Revd Rob Wickham, and the Bishop of Stepney, the Rt Revd Adrian Newman, as well as the Archdeacon of Hackney and the Archdeacon of
Members of Highbury Young Singers, Highbury Youth Choir and Eclectic Voices, directed by Sarah Wilkinson and accompanied by Tom Daggett, sang
before the service.
As Treasurer, he will take the lead on behalf of the Chapter in oversight of the building and the commercial and financial aspects of its work,
relating these to the Cathedral's spiritual mission of worship, prayer and service.
Since 2003 Jonathan has been Vicar of Christ Church with St John and St Saviour in Highbury, London. During this time he was been particularly
engaged in social work, outreach and schools. He was a driving force behind the repair of the spire stonework at Christ Church and the
commissioning of a new parish centre. Jonathan has also served as Area Dean of Islington since 2014 and was Acting Archdeacon of Hackney from 2015
Ordained in 1994 after training at Trinity College, Bristol, he was a curate in Bradford, and between 1998 and 2003 served as Chaplain to the
University of Westminster. He lists among his interests interfaith work and social responsibility, and is a keen jazz musician.