James Hawkey installed as Canon Theologian
Monday, 21st January 2019
The Reverend Dr James Hawkey was installed as a Canon of Westminster during Evensong at Westminster Abbey on Saturday 19th January 2019.
At the Installation, the Receiver General of the Abbey, Mr Paul Baumann CBE, presented and read The Queen's Grant and Mandamus in the presence of the Dean and Chapter of Westminster and the Collegiate body.
Canon Hawkey read the Latin Declaration and was led to his vacant stall in the Quire of the Abbey Church by the Dean of Westminster, the Very Reverend Dr John Hall.
During the service, the Reverend Jane Sinclair, Canon in Residence, read Leviticus 16: 11-22, and the Dean read Hebrews 10: 19–25.
The sermon was preached by the Dean.