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
Lifelong learning is a core part of the our work, delivered through a variety of events by St Paul's Institute, and the
Cathedral's Adult Learning and Schools & Family Learning departments.
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.
New Zealand artist designs St Paul's Paschal Candle
29 April 2014
The Paschal Candle at St Paul's, lit at Easter and then used on special occasions throughout the year, has
once again been decorated by Regan O'Callaghan.
The large candle, which is lit throughout the Easter season, symbolises the presence of Christ, and includes ornate decoration.
New Zealand born artist Regan, was once again commissioned to provide the decoration for the candle, which this year shows the tree of life as
well as a crucifix and the Greek letters alpha and omega showing the beginning and end.