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Honorary Canons are installed at Ripon Cathedral

First published on: 31st January 2023

A range of Honorary Canons have been installed at Ripon Cathedral in recognition of their service and dedication to the diocese.

Statutes provide for a variety of canons to be appointed to work with the Dean to enable the catheral to fulfil its calling as a centre for mission for the Diocese of Leeds, together with its partner cathedrals, Wakefield and Bradford.

The following people were installed into their particular roles by the Bishop of Leeds, the Rt Revd Nick Baines, during a choral evensong on Sunday, January 29.

Honorary Canon: The Ven Bill Braviner, Archdeacon of Halifax 

Honorary Canon: The Revd Canon Paul Maybury, Rector of Leeds City Parish

Honorary Canon: The Rt Revd Arun Arora, Bishop of Kirkstall

Honorary Canon: The Revd Martin Fletcher, Incumbent of Richmond with Hudswell and Downholme and Marske

Honorary Lay Canon: Mr Peter Foskett, former Registrar to the Diocese of Leeds

Honorary Lay Canon: Mrs Elaine Swinhoe, Mothers Union President for the Diocese of Leeds

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