The work of the Cathedral is carried out by over 300 paid staff, supported by some 600+ volunteers. The ‘corporate body’ responsible for the management of the Cathedral is the Chapter of Canterbury (Chapter) who are advised by the Cathedral Council and the College of Canons. Chapter comprises the Dean (pictured above), the Residentiary Canons, the Receiver General and four additional members appointed by the Archbishop.
The Archbishop of Canterbury is the senior bishop and principal leader of the Church of England, the symbolic head of the worldwide Anglican Communion and the diocesan bishop of the Diocese of Canterbury.read more »
The Council represents the Cathedral community as well as the wider local and regional community. Its members are drawn from a wide variety of organisations. Its duty is to further and support the work of the Cathedral Church in spiritual, pastoral, evangelistic, social and ecumenical areas.read more »
The College of Canons is composed of Honorary, Lay and Provincial Canons appointed by the Archbishop and it supports the life of the Cathedral in many different ways.read more »
The Chapter of Canterbury are responsible for all aspects of the day-to-day management of the Cathedral. Chapter comprises the Dean, the Residentiary Canons, the Receiver General and four additional persons appointed by the Archbishop.read more »