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News for 2009

Baptism in Salford

Tuesday 15 December 2009

On December 13th 2009 at St.Alban The Martyr, Salford, Manchester the Very Revd Charles S.Johnson baptised Noah James Ivan, infant son of Claire and Grandson of Anthony and...

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Ordination in Canterbury

Tuesday 8 December 2009

On Sunday 6th December 2009, being the Second Sunday in Advent and a Commemoration of St Nicholas, the Rt Revd Damien Mead conferring Holy Orders sub conditione ordained The Revd...

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First Mass at Bolton Mission

Tuesday 1 December 2009

On Saturday 28th November the Provisional Mission of Our Lady & St Edward, Bolton, celebrated the Mission's first Mass. Howard Marsh, Lay Reader, said "it was a spiritual...

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ACC Bishop Wilson Garang (from Sudan) Interviewed on Radio

Friday 13 November 2009

Bishop Wilson Garang who oversees more than 180 churches in Southern Sudan seeks also wherever he travels to raise awareness about the plight of the people in Southern Sudan...

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A response from the ACC to Rome’s Offer to Former Anglicans

Monday 9 November 2009

I. Romeâs Offer The Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith (CDF) on October 20th issued a widely publicized Note that summarizes a forthcoming Apostolic Constitution...

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Deacon joins Diocese

Sunday 8 November 2009

The Bishop is pleased to announce that The Revd Michael Colin Clothier, was received into the full Communion of the ACC on Sunday 8th November at the morning Mass at St...

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Southern Deanery Chapter Meeting

Saturday 7 November 2009

History was made today, 7 November, when the ACC offered its first Mass in the Roman Catholic Carmelite Priory at Aylesford, Kent. Twelve people attended the Mass and the Chapter...

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1,000,000 signatures needed for pro-life petition

Thursday 5 November 2009

Please take time to sign this petition organised by C-FAM (the Catholic Family & Human Right's Institute), based in the United States, which is seeking to present a 1,000,000...

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Hampshire Mission planned

Wednesday 4 November 2009

Following a number of enquiries in Hampshire a Provisional Mission in that area is now being planned. If you are interested please get in touch with Bishop Mead.

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18th Provincial Synod - Richmond, Virginia, USA 27th - 30th October 2009

Sunday 1 November 2009

Delegates from around the Original Province met in Richmond, Virgina, USA for the 18th Provincial Synod. The Synod Pontifical High Mass was held on the evening of Wednesday...

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Alexandria, Virginia, USA Sunday 25th October 2009

Sunday 1 November 2009

On the Feast of Christ the King, Sunday 25th October 2009, the Bishop together with the other delegates (The Very Revd Charles Johnson, Mrs Pat Johnson and Mr Roy Hipkiss) to the...

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Deanery Meeting & Mass in Aylesford, Kent

Thursday 15 October 2009

The Clergy will be meeting for a Southern Deanery Chapter Meeting at Aylesford Priory, Nr Maidstone, Kent on Saturday 7th November at 12 noon. Although the Meeting is for...

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Summer House blessed in Manchester

Tuesday 13 October 2009

On Thursday 8th October 2009 the Feast of S.Brigit of Sweden. The Very Revd Charles Johnson, Chaplain of Kersal Dale Rest Home, Kersal, Salford, Manchester. Assisted by Mr...

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Whitby Church Notice

Monday 12 October 2009

The Parish Priest of St Ninian's Church, Baxtergate, Whitby reports that the Church will be closed from 2nd November for approximately 2 weeks whilst the floor is relaid after...

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Veneration of Relics of St Thérèse of Lisieux

Sunday 11 October 2009

The Very Revd Raymond Thompson, Dean of the South, writes: I went to Aylesford Priory, Nr Maidstone, this afternoon (Sunday 11th Oct). It was extremely busy, but not as bad as...

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New Statue blessed in Rochester

Saturday 10 October 2009

The Patronal Festival of the Church of Our Lady of Walsingham and St Francisi of Assisi began with a wet and overcast morning but the sun came out in time for the annual...

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Scottish Provisional Mission Planned

Wednesday 7 October 2009

The Bishop is pleased to announce that the Diocese is in the very earliest stages of developing an Anglican Catholic Church presence in the Glasgow area of Scotland. We would...

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Canterbury Mass Cancellation

Tuesday 6 October 2009

The Bishop will be in the United States from 19th - 31st October and will be attending Provincial Synod in Richmond Virginia from 26th - 30th. Therefore he regrets that there will...

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New Devon Mission in Formation

Monday 5 October 2009

The first Service at the new Mission of St Benedict, South Molton, Devon will be held in January. The Deacon in Charge is Father Michael Clothier email: michael@clothier.org.uk...

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New Icon for Manchester Parish

Sunday 4 October 2009

The Very Revd Charles Johnson, Parish Priest of St Alban the Martyr, Salford, Manchester took possession on Saturday 3rd October 2009 of a newly 'written' Icon of St George for...

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New Bolton Mission in formation

Wednesday 30 September 2009

Lay Reader Howard Marsh has established the 'Provisional Mission of Our Lady & St Edward the Confessor' in Bolton, Lancashire. The inaugural Mass will be on 28th November...

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Baptism in Gillingham

Wednesday 30 September 2009

On 30 August 2009 Bethany Paige Puplett (pictured on the knee of her mother Amanda) was Baptised by The Very Revd Raymond Thompson in Gillingham, Kent. Also pictured, l. to r...

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Rochester Patronal 10th October 2009

Wednesday 9 September 2009

You are warmly invited to our Rochester Parish's Patronal Festival on Saturday 10 October 2009 at the Chapel within the grounds of Fort Pitt Military Cemetery, City Way...

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Dartford Celebration 26th September 2009

Tuesday 8 September 2009

On Saturday 26th September the Bishop celebrated Mass and preached at the Mission of St Mary & St Eanswythe, Dartford. Before the service a photographer from a local newspaper...

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Confirmation in Manchester

Saturday 22 August 2009

On Saturday 22nd August 2009 the Bishop visited St Alban the Martyr Church, Great Cheetham Street East, Salford, Greater Manchester to bless the reordered Church, celebrate Mass...

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Canterbury Parish Receives Relic

Thursday 20 August 2009

On the Feast of the Assumption, 15th August 2009, Bishop Mead blessed a new display case within which he placed a Relic of the Veil of the Blessed Virgin Mary. The relic was...

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New Lay Reader for Salford Parish

Tuesday 14 July 2009

On Saturday 11th July 2009 at St Ninian's Church, Baxtergate, Whitby, N Yorks, the Bishop licensed Mr Howard James Marsh as Lay Reader for the Church of St Alban the Martyr...

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Whitby Celebration

Sunday 12 July 2009

On Saturday 11th July, the Solemnity of St Benedict, the Bishop celebrated Mass and preached at St Ninian's Church, Baxtergate, Whitby. The congregation included friends and...

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Candlesticks for sale

Wednesday 24 June 2009

The Bishop is selling a set of 6 lightly silver plated candlesticks (pictured) suitable for an Altar. They are 24 Inches tall and would take Candles up to 3 Inch dia on a spike...

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Corpus Christi Celebration

Saturday 13 June 2009

The Corpus Christi celebration in Canterbury 11th June 2009 was a beautiful event. The Picture shows the Altar at St Augustines during this wonderful service of thanksgiving

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Benedictine Celebration in Whitby

Saturday 13 June 2009

On the Feast of St Benedict, Saturday 11th July, Bishop Mead will celebrate and preach at Pontifical High Mass at the Parish Church of St Ninian's, Baxtergate, Whitby, North...

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Canterbury Patronal Festival

Saturday 23 May 2009

On Saturday 23rd May 2009 St Augustine's Church, Best Lane, Canterbury anticipated the Feast of St Augustine of Canterbury. Bishop Mead celebrated a Pontifical Sung Mass at 12...

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Church Organ donated in Canterbury

Friday 22 May 2009

A few days after the Wyvern Prelude Organ in St Augustine's Church, Canterbury developed a serious fault. Miss Barbara Markham, a Roman Catholic friend of the Parish, offered...

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ACC Mission in South Africa Vandalised

Monday 18 May 2009

The Very Revd Alan Kenyon-Hoare (Vicar General of the Diocese of Southern Africa writes) - Vandals struck recently at the chapel which Father Mike Williams rents at a school in...

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14,000ft Skydive for SPUC

Monday 18 May 2009

A regular attendee at Pro-Life events at St Alban's Church, Salford, Greater Manchester, Danny Kenny recently took part in a sponsored Parachute Jump to raise money for the...

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New Look Website

Friday 8 May 2009

The Bishop working with Redcarrot (www.redcarrot.co.uk) a local web design company has revamped the Diocesan Webpage. This site is much easier to keep up to date with lots of new...

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ACC Church Teacher Murdered in Kenya

Tuesday 28 April 2009

Bishop Brian Iverach reports ... A Sunday school teacher at the Anglican Catholic Church of the Good Shepherd, Korogocho, Nairobi, Kenya was among those killed in a clash...

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Honorary Canon Appointed

Sunday 19 April 2009

At the Diocesan Synod on Saturday 18th April 2009 in Westminster. The Bishop created Father Donald Walker Oblate/OSB Priest in Charge of St Bedes Thames Ditton an Honorary Canon...

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Bishop's Award Inaugurated

Saturday 18 April 2009

At the end of the 2009 Synod on Saturday 18th April, Bishop Mead inaugurated "The Bishops Award for Exemplary Lay Service to the Church" and presented the first award to Dr Roy...

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2009 Diocesan Synod

Saturday 18 April 2009

The Annual Diocesan Synod was held on Saturday 18th April 2009 at (by kind permission) the Methodist Central Hall, Storey's Gate, Westminster. The Day began with Pontifical High...

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Easter Day Baptism in Rochester

Wednesday 15 April 2009

Angelina Marie-Thérése Morag Collier, pictured after her Baptism during Mass on Easter Day by Father Thompson at Rochester. Angelina and her parents, Trevor and Nathaly have...

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Video on 'YouTube'

Wednesday 18 March 2009

You can now watch The Consecration of Bishop Damien Mead on YouTube! Click the below link to view the 6 minute clip of highlights from the service. Please note that the links...

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Lent Devotions in Canterbury

Tuesday 17 March 2009

During Lent the following devotions will be offered in our Canterbury Church. On Wednesdays, in addition to the usual Low Mass at 12 noon, the Sorrowful Mysteries of the Rosary...

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2009 Diocesan Synod

Saturday 14 February 2009

The Annual Diocesan Synod will be held on Saturday 18th April 2009 at the Methodist Central Hall, Storey's Gate, Westminster. The Day will commence with Pontifical High Mass for...

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Honorary Canon to be created

Saturday 10 January 2009

During the Bishop's Council of Advice Meeting on Saturday 10th January 2009 in Westminster, the Bishop announced that he intended to create Father Don Walker (St Bede's, Thames...

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Consecration Gallery Added

Wednesday 7 January 2009

Following requests from members of the ACC and visitors to the website we have added in the Gallery Section a new page devoted to photographs of Bishop Meads Consecration on 20th...

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