Very Reverend

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a title of respect for various ecclesiastical officials (as cathedral deans and canons and others)

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Archbishop Bernard Longley (left), Very Reverend Catherine Ogle and Right Reverend David Urquhart
The Queen has approved the nomination of the Reverend Canon Dianna Lynn Gwilliams, MA, Vicar of St Barnabas, Dulwich and Foundation Chaplain of Alleyn s Foundation, Dulwich in the Diocese of Southwark, and Honorary Canon of Southwark Cathedral, to be appointed to the Deanery of the Cathedral Church of the Holy Spirit in Guildford, on the resignation of the Very Reverend Victor Andrew Stock, OAM, AKC, FRSA, on 31 July 2012.
The Very Reverend Catherine Ogle, Dean of Birmingham, said: "It was lovely that his daughters were here and they really enjoyed the service.
The Dean of Christ Church Cathedral, the Very Reverend Desmond Harman was recovering from a heart operation when he was taken ill.
Officiating at the service was the Very Reverend Catherine Ogle, Dean of Birmingham Cathedral and the Reverend Anders Rune, Vicar of the Swedish Church in London.