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News for 2008

£110 raised for Charity

Sunday 21 December 2008

The Church of St Augustine, Best Lane, Canterbury held a Carol Service on the above day. Although attendence was small (only 12 people including 3 children)the retiring collection...

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Dean of the South Inducted

Saturday 13 December 2008

Bishop Mead visited the Church of Our Lady of Walsingham and St Francis of Assisi, to licence and induct the Parish Priest, The Very Revd Raymond Thompson, as Dean of the Southern...

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Dean of the North Inducted

Saturday 29 November 2008

Bishop Mead visited St Alban the Martyr, Salford on the above date and licenced and inducted the Very Revd Charles Johnson as Dean of the Northern Deanery of the Diocese of the...

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Bishop Hosts Dinner to celebrate Prince's 60th Birthday

Friday 14 November 2008

Bishop Mead hosted a Black Tie 'Dinner for the Heir' celebration at the Dog & Bear Hotel, Lenham, Kent for members of the Constitutional Monarchy Association, Kent Group. Bishop...

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Remembrance in Rochester

Sunday 2 November 2008

The Month of the Holy Souls began in Rochester on the Sunday within the Octave of All Saints, 2 November after Mass and refreshments, when graves were visited for prayers and...

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4 Evangelists blessed in Canterbury

Saturday 1 November 2008

Bishop Mead blessed four paintings of the Evangelists, SS Matthew, Mark, Luke and John to form a reredos to the Altar at the Church of St Augustine in Canterbury. The images were...

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Appointment of Deans

Saturday 11 October 2008

At the Council of Advice Meeting of Saturday 11th October 2008 in Westminster, London, The Right Rev Damien Mead, Bishop Ordinary of the Diocese of the United Kingdom, confirmed...

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Saint Francis' Day at Rochester

Saturday 4 October 2008

Grey skies and strong winds threatened to dampen the proceedings as Our Lady and Saint Francis prepared to celebrate their Co-Patronal Festival on 4 October. The prayers of the...

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Dartford celebrates Patronal festival

Saturday 27 September 2008

On Saturday 27 September the Mission of St. Mary and St. Eanswythe, Dartford, celebrated the feast of their joint patrons with a Mass which was also attended by friends from...

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Bishops first Mass

Sunday 21 September 2008

The Right Reverend Damien Mead, celebrated his first Mass as Bishop at St Augustines Church, Canterbury, Kent. In his word of welcome before Mass, Bishop Damien said "In this tiny...

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New Bishop for the Diocese

Saturday 20 September 2008

The Right Reverend Rommie M Starks, representing Archbishop Mark Haverland, was Chief Consecrator at the Consecration of The Right Revd Damien Mead and enthroned him as 2nd Bishop...

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Consecration Date Set

Saturday 20 September 2008

The Consecration of the The Very Revd Damien Mead as 2nd Bishop Ordinary of the Diocese of the United Kingdom will take place on Saturday 20th September 2008 during Pontifical...

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Prayers for Priests Wife

Thursday 11 September 2008

Please pray for Mrs Cathy Bosworth, wife of Father Christopher Bosworth of the Mission of St Theresa, Northampton who has been admitted to hospital.

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Rededication of Rochester Church

Saturday 23 August 2008

The Vicar General visited the Church of Our Lady of Walsingham and St Francis, Rochester, to rededicate the Church and bless the replacement doors, tabernacle and a statue of St...

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Visitations and Receptions

Friday 8 August 2008

The Vicar General, Fr Damien Mead, visited the Mission of St Theresa, Northampton on Friday 8th August to say Mass at 6.30pm. Before the service he received into the Anglican...

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New Doors Fitted in Rochester

Wednesday 6 August 2008

Following the 9am Mass for the Transfiguration, the congregation at the Church of Our Lady of Walsingham & St Francis of Assisi, City Way, Rochester proudly show off the brand new...

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Film Crew in Canterbury

Wednesday 6 August 2008

St Augustine's Church, Canterbury was used to shoot a scene for a film by Producer and Director Tania Hoser.

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Website for ACC's Second Province in India

Saturday 2 August 2008

Bishop Brian Iverach has established a Website for the Church of India - CIPBC (Church of India, Pakistan, Burma & Ceylon) The Anglican Catholic Church's Second Province. You can...

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New Church Sign in Canterbury

Friday 1 August 2008

Our Canterbury Parish had the first of 2 new signs erected on the Church this month. The first is over the door of the Church. The second is planned as a traditional pub -like...

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Thank you from Rochester

Wednesday 23 July 2008

Following the love shown to the parish after the vandalism it suffered in Holy Week. Father Raymond Thompson sent the following letter to the Bishop & Diocese of the Midwest on...

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ACC American Visitor to Dartford and Canterbury

Saturday 19 July 2008

Our Dartford Mission was visited for its monthly Mass by Father Jonathan Foggin, Priest in Charge of St Francis of Assisi, Gainesville, Georgia, USA. The Mass was celebrated by...

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Election Confirmed

Tuesday 1 July 2008

Archbishop Mark Haverland has confirmed that Father Mead has received the required number of consents from the College of Bishops of the Original Province of the Anglican Catholic...

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Bishop elect presented with crucifix

Sunday 15 June 2008

On Sunday 15th June Fr Damien Mead, visited the Church of St Andrew and St Margaret of Scotland, Alexandria, Virginia, for their 11.15 Sung Mass. After the service Father Nicholas...

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Warm Welcome to Vicar General in Virginia

Friday 13 June 2008

Synod of the Diocese of the Mid Atlantic States, Natural Bridge, Virginia. on Friday 13th June, Fr Mead was also, at the invitation of Bishop William McClean,the Banquet...

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Vicar General's visit to USA

Saturday 7 June 2008

Walsingham Festival, St James' Church, Cleveland Ohio The Vicar General, Fr Damien Mead, visited the USA in June to fulfil two speaking engagements in the ACC. On Saturday 7th...

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New Bishop Elect

Saturday 29 March 2008

The Diocese of the United Kingdom meeting as an Electoral Synod before the Annual Diocesan Synod on Saturday 29th March 2008 in the City of Westminster elected The Very Revd...

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Presentation of gift

Saturday 29 March 2008

The Diocese of the United Kingdom was pleased to present the Rt Revd Rommie M Starks with a gift of an Icon of St George, Patron of England, painted on to a cross section of...

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Blessing of New Icon in Canterbury

Sunday 23 March 2008

On Easter Day The Rt Revd Rommie M Starks blessed a new Icon in St Augustines Church, Canterbury, written in honour of Blessed Elizabeth Barton, the Holy Maid of...

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Easter in Rochester

Sunday 23 March 2008

Fr Thompson writes: On behalf of my people and I may I say how we have been overwhelmed by the messages of love and prayerful support which we have received from all parts of the...

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Rochester Church Vandalised

Monday 17 March 2008

Sometime over 17th or 18th March The Mission of Our Lady of Walsingham and St Francis, Rochester, suffered a devastating attack of vandalism. The Doors of the Church were broken...

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Whitby Welcomes Episcopal Visitor

Sunday 9 March 2008

The Episcopal Visitor, Bishop Rommie M. Starks and the Vicar General, Fr Damien Mead, visited St Ninian's Church, Whiby, For the Parish Mass. The Bishop celebrated and preached...

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New All Seasons Frontal in St Alban's, Salford

Saturday 8 March 2008

The Episcopal Visitor, Bishop Rommie M. Starks and the Vicar General, Fr Damien Mead, visited St Alban's Church, Salford, Greater Machester. The Bishop celebrated and preached at...

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Episcopal Visitation to the Diocese

Friday 7 March 2008

The Rt Revd Rommie Starks, Episcopal Visitor to the Diocese of the United Kingdom, will be visiting the Diocese during March. On the evening of Friday 7th March he meets with the...

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Change of Canterbury Mass Times

Friday 1 February 2008

Father Damien Mead, Parish Priest of St Augustine's, Canterbury, reports that from the above date any Feast Days upon which Mass would have been celebrated at 7pm will now have...

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News From Council of Advice

Saturday 12 January 2008

The Council of Advice, Meeting as the Guardians of the Spiritualities of this Diocese of the United Kingdom agreed by a large majority vote to petition the Metropolitan Archbishop...

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Change of Rochester Mass Times

Sunday 6 January 2008

Father Raymond Thompson, Parish Priest of Our Lady and St Francis, Rochester, reports that from the above date the Sunday Mass at the Church will be moved to 10am.

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