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.
St Paul's issues special Prayer to mark Queen's Diamond Jubilee
31 January 2012
The following Prayer, written at The Queen's direction by the Chapter of St Paul's
Cathedral for Her Majesty's Diamond Jubilee, will be used in the Jubilee Thanksgiving Service at St Paul's Cathedral on Tuesday, 5th June 2012.
The Archbishops of Canterbury and York have commended it for use throughout the Church of England. Other churches are also welcome to use the
God of time and eternity, whose Son
reigns as servant, not master; we give you thanks and praise that you have blessed this Nation, the Realms and Territories with ELIZABETH, our beloved and glorious
Queen. In this year of Jubilee, grant her your gifts of love and joy and peace as she continues
in faithful obedience to you, her Lord and God and in devoted service to her lands and
peoples, and those of the Commonwealth, now and all the days of her life; through Jesus Christ our