The Catholic Church across Yorkshire's historic West Riding since 1878.

The Catholic Church across Yorkshire's historic West Riding since 1878.

Our People

The Cathedral Chapter 

Cathedral Chapter of Canons

Very Rev Provost John Aveyard
Very Rev Canon James Callaghan
Very Rev Canon Kevin Firth
Very Rev Canon Philip Fitzgerald
Very Rev Canon John Galvin
Very Rev Canon Lawrence Hulme
Very Rev Canon Christopher Irving
Very Rev Canon Michael Mahady
Very Rev Mgr Canon Philip Moger
Very Rev Canon John Nunan
Very Rev Canon Ian Smith
Very Rev Canon Timothy Wiley

Canons Emeriti

Very Rev Canon Sean Durcan
Very Rev Canon Joseph Finan
Very Rev Canon Sean Gilligan
Very Rev Canon Edward McSweeney
Very Rev Canon Paul Moxon
Very Rev Canon Thomas O’Connor
Very Rev Canon Vincent O’Hara
Very Rev Mgr Canon Bryan J Sharp
Very Rev Canon Joseph Smith
Very Rev Canon Joseph Taylor

Honorary Canons

Very Rev Canon Michael McCreadie
Very Rev Mgr Canon David Smith
Very Rev Canon Timothy Swinglehurst

Permanent Deacons

Rev Deacon John Lythe
Rev Deacon Michael Mkpadi
Rev Deacon Joseph Cortis

Priests

Very Rev Mgr Canon Philip Moger (Dean)
Rev Marc Homsey

Religious Sisters

Sr Cecilia Njoku DMMM
Sr Valentia Chikwendu DMMM

Diocesan Director of Music

Benjamin Saunders

Choral Directors

Thomas Leech – Director of School Singing Programme
David Pipe – Director of the Organists Training Programme & Cathedral Organist
Alexander Kyle – Choral Director
Sally Egan – Director of Cathedral Choir School
Lucy Haigh – Choral Director
Lucy Appleyard – Choral Director

Music Office Administrator

Jessica Shears

Assistant Organist

Julie Tanner

Cathedral Secretary

Mrs Geraldine Manfredonia