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.
The Dean, Chapter and entire community of St Paul's Cathedral are overjoyed at the news of today's Royal
The Dean of St Paul's, the Very Reverend David Ison, said: "All of us at St Paul's are delighted to hear the good news of the safe arrival of a son
for the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge. Our prayers and good wishes are with them as they begin the amazing and challenging journey of parenthood
together with their new baby."
The Chapter of St Paul's have issued the following Prayer of Thanksgiving:
whose Son Jesus Christ
was born of Mary your handmaiden,
we give you glad and joyful thanks
for the safe delivery of a Prince;
send down your blessing upon him,
and surround with your love
William and Catherine,
Duke and Duchess of Cambridge,
that faith and hope and gentleness
may strengthen them all the days of their lives;
for the sake of the same Jesus Christ, the Prince of Peace,