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Robin Parry to be Associate Priest at the Cathedral

Published: 3rd January 2023

Robin ParryThe Revd Dr Robin Parry is to be licensed to Worcester Cathedral as an Associate Priest with a remit for eco-spirituality, working to promote the Cathedral’s ecological mission, with a special view to exploring the intersection of spirituality, worship, and ecology.

Since 2018 Robin has worked as a self-supporting assistant curate in the Worcester South East Team, ministering across four parishes in the city.

Robin grew up in Merseyside and North Wales before studying for a BA hons in theology (Westminster College in Oxford) and an MA and PhD in Old Testament (University of Gloucestershire). He taught religious studies and philosophy at Worcester Sixth Form College (1991–2001) before moving on to work in publishing, first to run Paternoster Press (2001–2010) in Carlisle and then to be an editor for Wipf and Stock Publishers in the USA (2010–present). Publishing remains his full-time job. For a hobby he writes books and aspires to be a Doctor Who nerd.

Robin is married to Carol, a forest school teacher, and they have two daughters, Hannah and Jessica, plus a three-legged cat.

Bishop Martin will license Robin as Associate Priest (SSM) of Worcester Cathedral on Monday 20 March at 5.30pm, during Evensong.


Page last updated: Thursday 23rd February 2023 12:25 PM

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