Rt Revd Dorrien Davies

Rt Revd Dorrien Davies is the 130th Bishop of St Davids. He was elected Bishop in November 2023, consecrated in January 2024 and enthroned in February.

Born in 1964 in Abergwili, near Carmarthen., he is a graduate of the University of Wales, Lampeter, ordained deacon in 1988 and priest in 1989.

He served his curacy in Llanelli and subsequently served as Vicar in Ystrad Aeron and St Dogmaels. In 2007, he was made a Canon of St Davids Cathedral and in 2010 became Canon Residentiary. In 2017, he was appointed as Archdeacon of Carmarthen, a post he held until his election as Bishop.

A native Welsh speaker, Bishop Dorrien is married to Rosie and they have two sons, Morgan and Lewis. Morgan is currently serving as Canon's Verger at the Cathedral.

Bishop of St Davids