The Reverend Anthony Ball installed as a Canon of Westminster

Monday, 12th September 2016

The Reverend Anthony Ball installed as a Canon of Westminster

The Reverend Anthony Ball was installed as a Canon of Westminster during Evensong at Westminster Abbey on Saturday 10th September 2016.

At the Installation, the Receiver General of the Abbey, Sir Stephen Lamport KCVO DL, presented and read The Queen's Grant and Mandamus in the presence of the Dean & Chapter of Westminster and the Collegiate body.

Canon Ball 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 David Stanton, Canon in Residence, read 2 Chronicles 1: 1-13, and the Dean read St Mark 12: 18-27.

The service was sung by the Choir of Westminster Abbey conducted by James O'Donnell, the Organist and Master of the Choristers. The organ was played by Daniel Cook, Sub-Organist.

Canon Ball was Rector of Worth, Pound Hill and Maidenbower in West Sussex. He will become Canon Steward of Westminster Abbey, succeeding the Reverend Jane Sinclair who was installed as Rector of St Margaret’s Church on Sunday 4th September 2016.

Following the service, Canon Ball was installed at his place in Chapter within the Jerusalem Chamber.