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The Installation of the 77th Dean of York

The Very Reverend Dominic Barrington

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The Very Reverend Dominic Barrington, Dean Designate, will be installed as the 77th Dean of York during a special service of Choral Evensong at York Minster.

The service, which will take place at 3.00pm on Saturday 12 November, is the final part of the ceremonial sequence that appoints him as Dean of York.

During this service of Choral Evensong, Dean Dominic will give his first sermon in the cathedral and will be commended in his new ministry by the Archbishop of York, Stephen Cottrell.

The service of prayers, readings and music will be sung by the Choir of York Minster and will include a special hymn composed for the new Dean, as well as pieces by Walton, Daley, Bainton and Vaughan Williams.

All are welcome to join the service, no booking is required.

The installation will also be livestream via our YouTube channel and this page, so people can join the service from the comfort of their own home.

The service booklet can be found here.

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