Metropolitan Chapter of Canons
Provost: Rt Rev David McGough
Canons: Rt Rev William Kenney, Rt Rev Robert Byrne, Rt Rev Mgr Timothy Menezes, Garry Byrne, David Evans, Thomas Farrell, Sean Grady, Michael Neylon, Mervyn Tower, Gerald Breen, David Oakley, Michael Leadbeater
Honorary Canons: John Carlyle
Canons Emeritus: Rt Rev Philip Pargeter, David Goodwin, John Gunn, Edward Stewart, Peter Taylor, David Cousins, Peter Gilsenan, John Moran, Daniel McHugh, Pat Browne
In the Archdiocese of Birmingham, the Chapter of Canons constitute the College of Consultors to the Archbishop, required by Canon Law.
The Canons meet at St Chad’s on a monthly basis and pray in the Cathedral and have a particular concern and responsibility for the oversight of the fabric and maintenance of the Cathedral Church of the Diocese.