Archbishop of York set to install eight people as members of York Minster’s College of Canons

Eight new Honorary Canons, including one in this area, will be collated, admitted and installed as members of the College of Canons of York Minster this Sunday (April 25).

Thursday, 22nd April 2021, 8:06 am
The Honorary Canons elect will be collated and admitted prior to being installed by The Archbishop of York, Stephen Cottrell.

Rev Tim Robinson to be Canon and Prebendary of Langtoft at the service.

The Installations will take place within a service of Choral Evensong and will be livestreamed.

The Honorary Canons elect will be collated and admitted prior to being installed by The Archbishop of York, Stephen Cottrell.

Reservations will not be required for the Evensong service but due to the Coronavirus restrictions, capacity will be strictly limited.

The Dean of York, the Right Rev Dr Jonathan Frost said members of the College of Canons act as ambassadors for the mission and work of York Minster and as ‘critical friends’, bringing a wealth of experience and guidance.

Jonathan said: “The members of the College of Canons bring lively faith, rich experience and great wisdom to York Minster, the Cathedral Church of the Diocese of York. I very much look forward to welcoming them on Sunday and to the journeys and adventures we shall share together in the years to come.”