Dean of Melbourne

The Very Revd Dr Andreas Loewe FRHistS CStJ

Andreas Loewe is Dean of Melbourne and is responsible for the worship, mission and life of St Paul’s Cathedral, the Cathedral of the Diocese of Melbourne and Anglican Province of Victoria. He is passionate about people coming to faith in Christ Jesus, and prays that the Cathedral may be a place where many can experience the transforming love of God.

Andreas’ academic research centres on theology, as well as ecclesiastical and music history. He enjoys thinking about the Bible and Theology and in particular the way in which Scripture can be communicated through music. He has published widely in the fields of ecclesiastical history and music, and a selection of his recent publications can be viewed here.

He is a Fellow and Lecturer at the Melbourne Conservatorium of Music and a Fellow of the Royal Historical Society. Prior to coming to St Paul’s Cathedral, Andreas was Senior Chaplain of Trinity College, The University of Melbourne, and Gavan Senior Lecturer in Theology at Trinity College Theological School, the University of Divinity, where he taught undergraduates and graduates, and mentored students preparing for Anglican ministry.

He is a member of the Council of the Diocese of Melbourne and a Trustee of the Melbourne Anglican Trust Corporation.

Andreas is married to Dr Katherine Firth, Head of Lisa Bellear House in the University of Melbourne. Read Andreas’s blog here.

Photography credit: Kit Haselden.