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Abbey clergy

The Dean and Chapter

The Dean and Chapter oversee worship at the Abbey. It also looks after our building and runs the Abbey as a visitor attraction.


The Venerable David Stanton

Sub-Dean, Archdeacon and Canon of Westminster


The Reverend Jane Sinclair

Canon of Westminster and Rector of St Margaret's Church


The Reverend Anthony Ball

Canon of Westminster

Minor Canons

The Minor Canons are responsible for all worship and liturgy in the Abbey and in St Margaret's Church. This includes the singing of choral evensong, the celebration of the Eucharist and the provision of Sunday worship, as well as many special and annual services.


The Reverend Christopher Stoltz

Minor Canon and Precentor


The Reverend Mark Birch

Minor Canon and Sacrist


The Reverend Jenny Petersen

Minor Canon and Chaplain

The Shrine of St Edward the Confessor is one of the most powerful features of the Abbey. To stand in the presence of a man who is both a saint and a monarch is awe-inspiring.


The Reverend Christopher Stoltz - Minor Canon

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