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News for 2010

Retirement of Priest (and Mission) in Northampton

Monday 6 December 2010

The Bishop wishes to announce that Father Christopher Bosworth, has formally retired on health grounds as Priest in Charge of the Mission of St Theresa, Northampton. Both Fr...

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Receptions in Manchester

Monday 29 November 2010

On Advent Sunday 28th November 2010, before the Sung Mass at the Church of St Alban the Martyr, Salford, Greater Manchester. The Revd Fr. William & Mrs Julie Campbell were...

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Church Shop Website Now Live!

Thursday 18 November 2010

The Canterbury Church Shop website is now live. Payments may be made online with Paypal and additional online payment facilities will be introduced shortly. The shop carries a...

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2011 Diocesan Cycle of Prayer

Wednesday 17 November 2010

The 2011 Diocesan Cycle of Prayer is now available both online (click on the link 'Prayer') or in hard copy via the Diocesan Office.

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Reception into the ACC

Wednesday 10 November 2010

On Wednesday 10th November 2010, Mr Alan Robert Beckham, was received at Gayle, Hawes, North Yorkshire, by The Very Revd Charles Johnson, Dean of The North, on behalf of the...

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Baptism in Rochester

Monday 8 November 2010

45 people packed into the Church of Our Lady and Saint Francis, Rochester, on 7 November 2010, for the Baptism of Sofia Olivia Farrant. Sofia was baptised by her grandfather...

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Priest's Presentation

Sunday 7 November 2010

The Parish of St Alban the Martyr, Salford, Lancashire celebrated in a special way on Sunday 7th November 2010, being the XXIII Sunday in Trinitytide and in the Octave of All...

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Bolton Mass

Tuesday 2 November 2010

On Saturday 30th October the Bishop visited the Mission of Our Lady and St Edward, Bolton, Lancashire. After celebrating the Pontifical High Mass and preaching the Bishop met with...

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North Lincolnshire Mission

Thursday 28 October 2010

A new Provisional Mission is being formed in North Lincolnshire. Enquiries should initially be directed to the diocesan office. The new Mission will be dedicatyed to St Hugh of...

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Bishop to visit Southampton, 27th November

Tuesday 26 October 2010

The Bishop Plans to visit Southampton on Saturday 27th November to meet with people interested in the formation of the Provisional Mission of St Swithun in Hampshire. He extends...

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Bishop to visit Bolton 30th October

Wednesday 20 October 2010

On Saturday 30th October the Bishop will visit the Mission of Our Lady and St Edward, Bolton, Lancashire to preach and celebrate Mass for the Mission's Patronal Festival. The...

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Church Shop Online Soon

Wednesday 20 October 2010

The Canterbury Church Shop Ltd online estore is soon to be launched. Final preparations are being made for the online payment system. The initial stock has been uploaded and more...

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Change to Anglican Catholics At Large

Tuesday 19 October 2010

Due to the increase in enquiries the Diocese is receiving as a result of the the recent developments in the CofE, the Bishop informed the Council of Advice, meeting in London on...

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Northampton Mission Status Change

Sunday 17 October 2010

Due to the continued serious ill health of Father Christopher Bosworth, Priest in Charge, the Bishop has announced that the Mission of St Theresa's, Northampton be reduced in...

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Rochester Patronal Festival 2010

Thursday 14 October 2010

Our Lady & St Francis, Rochester, celebrated their Patronal Festival on Saturday 9th October 2010. The guest preacher was Canon Don Walker Obl/OSB priest in charge of St Bede's...

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ACC has 3 new Bishops

Saturday 9 October 2010

On 7th October at the Church of the Holy Guardian Angels, West Palm Beach, Florida three new bishops were consecrated; The Rt Revd Alan Kenyon-Hoare for the Diocese of Southern...

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An Invitation to remain faithful Anglicans ...

Sunday 26 September 2010

The Right Revd Damien Mead, Bishop Ordinary of the Diocese of the United Kingdom recently issued an invitation to all who wish to remain faithful Anglican's in light of...

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ACC College of Bishops Meets

Wednesday 22 September 2010

Our Bishop, The Rt Revd Damien Mead, will be Dv attending the annual College of Bishops Meeting in Florida, USA between 6th - 8th October. Please pray for him and the other ACC...

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Statue blessed in Manchester

Tuesday 14 September 2010

On Saturday 11th September 2010 at St.Albans, Salford, Greater Manchester. A statue of The Holy Infant of Prague, given in memory of Miss Susan Margaret Mary Hartley, was...

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Hampshire Provisional Mission Planned

Tuesday 14 September 2010

A new Provisional Mission in response to contact from people in Hampshire is planned under the Patronage of St Swithun an Anglo Saxon local Saint. For the time being all...

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Whitby Priest's "Walk with Grace"

Saturday 11 September 2010

The Rev Dom Philip James French OSB, Parish Priest of St Ninian's Church, Baxtergate, Whitby, N Yorkshire recently did the Coast to Coast walk from St Bees in Cumbria to Robin...

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Salford Church Appeal

Friday 3 September 2010

The Anglican Catholic Church of St Alban the Martyr, Great Cheetham Street East, Salford Greater Manchester ministers in a very deprived area. With very little the congregation...

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New Shop Blessed 1st September 2010

Thursday 2 September 2010

On Wednesday 1st September 2010 Bishop Damien Mead blessed and dedicated the newly established Canterbury Church Shop, 13 Orange Street, Canterbury, Kent CT1 2JA. The Manager...

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Bolton August Mass

Thursday 2 September 2010

The Mission of Our Lady and St Edward celebrated their monthly Mass on Saturday 28th August being the Feast of St Augustine of Hippo. A new image of Our Lady was venerated at the...

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Official Supplier to the Diocese

Thursday 26 August 2010

At the recent Council of Advice it was decided that the Anglican Catholic Bookshop - Mailorder Supplier to the Diocese of the United Kingdom be wholly incorporated into the new...

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Rochester Sunday Masses

Tuesday 24 August 2010

The Very Revd Raymond Thompson, Parish Priest of Our Lady of Walsingham and St Francis of Assisi, Rochester, has announced that with effect from September 2010 Masses will resume...

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Diocesan Canons Online

Monday 26 July 2010

After a number of years of revision the Canons of the Diocese of the United Kingdom, following their approval by the Diocesan Synod in April 2010, are now available in .pdf format...

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Canterbury Church Shop to Open in September (Dv)

Thursday 15 July 2010

The Anglican Catholic Church of St Augustine, Best Lane, Canterbury has been making plans for some time to open a Church Supply and Christian Gift Shop in the City. A suitable...

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Reception & Presentation in Salford

Monday 12 July 2010

Before Mass on Sunday 11th July 2010 the Bishop received into the Full Communion of the ACC Dr Peter William Hurst, who lives in Durham. After the Mass which the Bishop...

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Benedictine Celebration in Whitby

Monday 12 July 2010

The Bishop celebrated Mass and preached at St Ninian's Church, Baxtergate, on Saturday 10th July in anticipation of the Feast of St Benedict the following day. During the Mass the...

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Bishop to Visit Whitby & Salford

Monday 28 June 2010

The Bishop will visit St Ninian's Church, Baxtergate, Whitby on Saturday 10th July to preach and celebrate at the Parish Benedictine Celebration. Pontifical High Mass will be...

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Ordination on 26th June in Canterbury

Sunday 27 June 2010

On Saturday 26th June 2010 the Bishop ordained The Revd Michael Colin Clothier to the Sacred Priesthood at St Augustine's Church, Best Lane, Canterbury, Kent to serve as Priest in...

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Buckingham Palace Garden Party

Wednesday 23 June 2010

The Bishop attended a Royal Garden Party at Buckingham Palace on Tuesday 22nd June. Bishop Mead, who is also Chairman of the Kent Branch of the Constitutional Monarchy...

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Canterbury Patronal Festival

Wednesday 12 May 2010

The Feast of St Augustine of Canterbury is being anticipated at our Canterbury Parish with a transference of the outward solemnity to Saturday 22nd May 2010. The day will be...

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Announcement of Ordination Date

Tuesday 4 May 2010

The Bishop has announced that he intends, Dv, to ordain to the Sacred Priesthood, The Revd Michael Colin Clothier on Saturday 26th June 2010 at St Augustine's Church, Best Lane...

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Missions : 2 gains and 1 'loss'.

Tuesday 27 April 2010

The XIX Synod of the Diocese of the United Kingdom recoginised as full Missions into the Diocese The Mission of Our Lady and St Edward, Bolton, Lancashire and the Mission of St...

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The 2010 Bishop's Award

Saturday 24 April 2010

During the XIX Diocesan Synod Business session The Right Revd Damien Mead presented Mrs Patricia Mary Johnson, wife of the Very Revd Charles Johnson, Dean of the Northern Deanery...

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XIX Diocesan Synod & Ordination

Saturday 24 April 2010

On Saturday 24th April the Diocese met for the XIX Diocesan Synod. The opening Pontifical High Mass, at 12 noon, was celebrated in the Chapel, Central Hall, Westminsiter (by kind...

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Pre-Synod Meal Success

Friday 23 April 2010

On the eve of the XIX Diocesan Synod, Friday 23rd April, some of the delegates staying in, or living near London attended the annual pre Synod meal held at the Tower Hotel. Dr &...

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Easter Baptism, Reception & Confirmations

Monday 5 April 2010

During the Paschal Vigil Service on Holy Saturday 3rd April 2010 at St Augustine's Church, Canterbury, Bishop Damien Mead Baptised his father, Mr Laurence Colin Mead. On Easter...

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New Mission in Formation

Thursday 25 March 2010

The Bishop is pleased to announce that, although still in the very earliest of stages, a new Mission is in the process of evaluation for formation in the West Midlands area. The...

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Reception in Rochester

Wednesday 10 March 2010

On Sunday 7th March at the Church of Our Lady of Walsingham & St Francis, Rochester, Kent, the Bishop received Colin Rumens into the Full Communion of the Anglican Catholic Church...

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DUK Haiti Appeal Total £1275 (sterling)

Tuesday 9 March 2010

The Diocese of the United Kingdom, responding to the ACC Missions Appeal for Haiti, made by The Most Revd Mark Haverland, Metropolitan of the Original Province and Acting Primate...

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Holy Matrimony in ACC-DUK

Monday 8 March 2010

Statement from Bishop Mead: Within the last 3 months the Diocesan Office has been getting a considerable number of telephone calls (averaging 15 a month) and some emails from...

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Church Decorated

Sunday 28 February 2010

The Anglican Catholic Church of St Augustine, Canterbury has been redecorated. The most noticeable change has been the ceiling in the sanctuary which has been painted blue. The...

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Stations of the Cross in Canterbury

Thursday 11 February 2010

From Ash Wednesday until Easter at the Church of St Augustine, 5b Best Lane, Canterbury, Kent, the Stations of the Cross devotion will be held every Wednesday at 2pm. All...

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Rochester Service Times

Thursday 4 February 2010

The following services will be held at our Lady of Walsingham & St Francis of Assisi, Rochester, Kent: Ash Wednesday (17th February) 7.30pm Mass with Ashing On the First & Third...

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Confirmation / Membership Classes in Canterbury during Lent

Wednesday 3 February 2010

During Lent, St Augustine's Church, Canterbury, Kent, will be hosting a series of 6 Confirmation and Membership Classes on the Sundays before Easter beginning on the First...

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One Man's Journey ...

Wednesday 27 January 2010

Richard Mulholland, a new regular worshipper at St Augustine's, Canterbury, Kent, has entered the cyber world of online blogging. His website is a record of one man's journey in...

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First Mass at New Devon Mission

Sunday 24 January 2010

On Sunday 24th January the Bishop visited the Mission of St Benedict, South Molton, Devon and celebrated Mass at 10am. At the beginning of the service he blessed and dedicated...

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Change in Rochester Services

Friday 22 January 2010

The Very Revd Raymond Thompson, Parish Priest of Our Lady of Walsingham and St Francis of Assisi, Rochester, Kent has recently undergone a serious operation on his chest. There...

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Haiti Earthquake - ACC Mission in Need

Thursday 14 January 2010

Reported from the ACC Provincial Web Site: "Father Jean Bein-Aime of the ACC in Haiti reports that the church's orphanage in Port-au-Prince was completely destroyed by the quake...

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2010 Diocesan Synod

Tuesday 12 January 2010

The Annual Diocesan Synod of the Diocese of the United Kingdom will be held on Saturday 24th April 2010. The venue will be, by kind permission, Central Hall, Storey's Gate...

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