Rosy Fairhurst has wide experience in the Church of England. She has been a priest at St Martin in the Fields in London’s Trafalgar Square and Director of Mission and Ministry at Ripon College Cuddesdon, one of the leading colleges where future priests are trained. Rosy has also worked as an Organisational Analyst for the Grubb Institute, where she played a key role in a major research project on English Cathedrals entitled Spiritual Capital. She is a journalist and writer, whose publications include the book Uncovering Sin: Gateway to healing and calling as well as bible study notes for the Scripture Union.
Rosy joins Leicester Cathedral from her previous position exploring the potential for a new monastic community at Bromley by Bow Church and Centre in the heart of London’s East End, which follows a long interest in Christian communities and in different expressions of church. Like Leicester, Bromley by Bow is one of the most diverse and multi-faith areas in the whole of England.
As Canon Chancellor of Leicester Cathedral, Rosy has responsibility for education and pastoral care at the Cathedral.