Canon Richard Hearn KCHS

Cathedral Dean

Canon Richard was appointed Cathedral Dean by Archbishop Peter on 1st March 2015. The Dean is responsible for the cathedral parish and for all aspects of the running of the cathedral and the Amigo Hall. He is assisted in this task by the cathedral clergy and cathedral staff. There is a close relationship between St George's Cathedral and Southwark Anglican Cathedral and Canon Richard is a member of the Bishop's Council for Southwark Cathedral. He is also a member of the Order of the Holy Sepulchre and involved in the work of the Order supporting the Church in the Holy Land. Before arriving at the cathedral Canon Richard was a full-time prison chaplain and remains the Diocesan Advisor on Prison Chaplaincy.

Father Daniel Weatherley


Fr Daniel was ordained to the priesthood by Archbishop Peter here at St George's in July 2016, having received formation at St John's Seminary, Wonersh and the Royal English College in Valladolid, Spain. Previously Fr Daniel spent a decade as a professional violinist, having trained at the Royal College of Music here in London. At St George's his responsibilities include supporting the Confirmation and RCIA programmes and preparing couples for the sacrament of marriage. He is also chaplain to nearby Notre Dame Girls School.

Please contact Fr Daniel at the above email address for any enquiries regarding the areas for which he is responsible.

Father Philip Andrews


With a background in hospitality/tourism management and teaching, Fr Philip Andrews undertook his studies for the priesthood at The Venerable English College in Rome, during which time he also worked in the Pontifical Council for Social Communications and Vatican Radio. Ordained in July 2016 alongside Fr Daniel, his first appointment was to the parish of St Anselm of Canterbury at Tooting Bec until taking up his present post at St George's Cathedral in September 2019. His responsibilities include catechesis in preparation for infant Baptism, as well as supporting the First Reconciliation/First Holy Communion programme. Fr Phil is also chaplain to St George's Cathedral Primary School.

For enquiries regarding any of the areas for which Fr Phil is responsible please email him directly.

Father Stephen Haines

Assisting Priest (Retired)

Father Stephen is semi-retired and usually assists at the cathedral at the weekends. With the permission of the Archbishop Fr Stephen is an elected member of the Court of Common Council of the Corporation of London. This is an unpaid non-political role and enables Fr Stephen to bring a Catholic perspective to the deliberations of the council. Fr Stephen has strong connections to the Philippines and spends time there every year where he ministers to the local Catholic Community.

Father Louis Kitt


Cathedral Staff:

Tricia Gilbride
Cathedral Manager -

Dee Matthew
Cathedral Secretary -

Haron Copeland
Site & Facilities Manager -

Jonathan Schranz
Director of Music -

Frederick Stocken
Organist & Assistant Director of Music

The Archbishop

For information about the Archbishop of Southwark, The Most Reverend John Wilson, please visit the website of the Archdiocese of Southwark.