St Albans Cathedral is home to a vibrant and active Christian community, made up of people of all ages and from many different backgrounds: our worshipping congregations, youth groups, volunteers, staff and many other individuals.

We are a ‘parish church cathedral’ which means that as well as being a Cathedral for the Bishop and Diocese we serve our own geographical parish and local community. So as well as being a place for large civic, county and diocesan events the Cathedral hosts weddings, funerals, confirmations and baptisms for those who live in the parish, and members of the congregation living further afield. 

The Sub Dean is the parish priest for the Cathedral community and is the first point of contact for the services mentioned above, or general information on congregational or pastoral matters.  You can contact her direct on or through her PA, Anthea Bickerstaff on 

New members of the congregation are always welcome - just come along to one of our services and introduce yourself to a member of the clergy team.

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