St Albans Cathedral is pleased to announce the appointment of Joe Kennedy as the new Head Virger.

Dean Jo expressed her delight at Joe's appointment, stating, "I am delighted that Joe Kennedy will be the next Head Virger at St Albans Cathedral. As someone who has grown up in our diocese, and with all his experience as a Virger at St Paul’s Cathedral in London, I am in no doubt that Joe has all the skills and understanding needed for this vital role in the life of our Cathedral."

Joe Kennedy himself shared his excitement about the opportunity, stating, "I am excited to be moving to St Albans as Head Virger. For 10 years I have been a Virger at both St Paul's Cathedral and Blackburn Cathedral. I look forward to joining the Cathedral community and getting to know you all very soon."

With his extensive background in cathedral ministry and his dedication to serving the community, Joe Kennedy is set to bring valuable insight and leadership to his new role as Head Virger. His official start date is Monday 20 May.