Cathedral Clergy Team
Find below information regarding the Clergy team at Chester Cathedral
The Very Revd Professor Gordon McPhate is Dean of Chester and alongside his Cathedral responsibility is Visiting Professor of Theology and Medicine at the University of Chester, where he engages in research and teaches postgraduates in Science and Religion, and Bioethics. He is a member of the Society of Ordained Scientists.» Read More
Canon Peter Howell-Jones is Vice Dean and oversees the day-to-day running of the Cathedral, the Cathedral estate and business enterprise. He has primary responsibility for hospitality & welcome (Cathedral mission) together with engagement with the business community in Chester and across the region.» Read More
Canon Christopher Humphries is Cathedral Precentor and Sacrist. He has responsibility and oversight for the whole offering of worship within the cathedral.
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Canon Peter Jenner is Senior Chaplain and Dean of Chapel at the University of Chester and Residentiary Canon at the Cathedral.
There are many ways to support the Cathedral from donations through to buying a gift or simply enjoying a coffee in the Refectory. We welcome your support in whatever form it takes.
The Refectory, built in the 13th century, was the dining hall for the 40 monks who belonged to the community at the time. The Refectory is open from 9:30 - 4:30 and a delicious lunch menu, fabulous cakes and free Wi-Fi!
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The Shop provides a full range of souvenirs, books, gifts, cards, CDs and jewellery, some unique to Chester Cathedral; it's even possible to buy postage stamps!» Read More