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News for 2012

New Icon in Canterbury

Thursday 27 December 2012

After Mass for St Stephen's Day, 26th December 2012, the Bishop took delivery, from the hands of Iconographer Peter Murphy, of the Icon depicting the Baptism of King Ethelbert of...

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Christmas Events Around the Diocese

Saturday 22 December 2012

Every year South Molton, Devon, has a Christmas Festival Weekend. The shops stay open late, the town square is closed to all traffic and is filled with stalls and actives, and...

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Rochester Baptism

Sunday 25 November 2012

On Saturday 24 November 2012 in the parish of Our Lady and Saint Francis, Rochester, Fr Raymond Thompson baptised Barbora Horathova. Pictured are her parents Barbora and Patrik...

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St Augustine's Church, Canterbury, Making A Difference ...

Saturday 24 November 2012

The Pro-Cathedral Parish of St Augustine in Canterbury has, since its formation in 2005, always taken seriously the need to be outward looking and actively supporting other worthy...

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Flying the Flag in Rochester

Tuesday 20 November 2012

On Sunday 18th November 2012, The Venerable Raymond Thompson, Parish Priest of Our Lady of Walsingham and St Francis of Assisi, Rochester, (assisted by his Curate The Rev Dr...

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2013 Prayer Cycle Available

Monday 19 November 2012

The Diocesan Cycle of Prayer has been posted on this website (in the Prayer Section) in .pdf format. A hard copy will be circulated with the Advent edition of the Diocesan...

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Cathedra Topped!

Wednesday 14 November 2012

On Wednesday 14th November 2012, the day in our Kalendar when we Commemorate the Bestowal of the American Episcopate in 1784, St Augustine's Church, Best Lane, Canterbury, Kent...

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Barnabas Fund Day in Salford 2012

Wednesday 14 November 2012

On Saturday 10th November 2012 at St.Alban The Martyr Salford. A service of readings and prayers, was held in aid of the Barnabas Fund, some 26 people attended. the Very Revd...

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Remembering the Fallen in Rochester

Monday 12 November 2012

Our Lady & St Francis, Rochester, Kent. Beth Farrant, granddaughter of the Parish Priest; The Venerable Raymond Thompson, honoured the War Dead by placing poppy crosses at the...

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Remembrance Sunday in South Molton, Devon

Monday 12 November 2012

Sunday 11th November 2012 Fr Michael Clothier, (St Benedict's, South Molton, Devon) took a service for Armistice / Remembrance on the afternoon of Saturday 10th November in a...

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Canterbury Healing Service

Friday 2 November 2012

This Sunday (Trinity XXII) 4th November 2012, immediately after the 11am Sung Mass, St Augustine's Church, Best Lane, Canterbury will hold its monthly Healing Service. The...

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Money Raised for Barnabas Fund

Thursday 1 November 2012

In conjunction with the Barnabas Fund National Day of Prayer for the Persecuted Church, the Mass on All Saint's Day (1st November 2012) at St Augustine's Church, Best Lane...

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New ACC Bishop of the Congo

Monday 22 October 2012

The Rt. Rev. Steven Ayule-Milenge with his consecrators, the Most Rev. Mark Haverland, the Rt. Rev. D. Presley Hutchens and the Rt. Rev. Rommie Starks was consecrated as First...

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Day of Prayer for the Persecuted Church

Monday 15 October 2012

In conjunction with the Barnabus Fund National Day of Prayer for the Persecuted Church, the Mass on All Saint's Day (1st November 2012) at 12 noon at St Augustine's Church, 5b...

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"All glory to God in his mercy and grace ..."

Saturday 6 October 2012

" ... Who, hath established His Home in this wonderful place. Ave Ave Ave Maria! Ave Ave Ave Maria!" So rang out the words of the Walsingham Pilgrimage Hymn as the ACC Parish...

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A New Deacon Ordained

Saturday 29 September 2012

On Saturday 29th September 2012, being the Feast of St Michael & All Angels, The Right Revd Damien Mead, ordained to the Order of Deacon in the Church of God, Jonathan Malcolm...

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Good News - Bishop's Health Update

Friday 28 September 2012

Bishop Damien Mead has asked that the following Message be posted here; "Thank you all for your continued concern. I have now seen my new Consultant and he has examined the...

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Ordination to the Diaconate

Monday 24 September 2012

On Saturday, the Feast of St Michael & All Angels, (29th September 2012) the Bishop intends, Dv, to ordain to the Order of Deacon in the Church of God, Dr Jonathan Munn in the...

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Dartford Banner

Sunday 23 September 2012

On Saturday 22nd September 2012 the Bishop visited the Mission of St Mary & St Eanswythe, Dartford, Kent to celebrate Mass and preach at the monthly Mass. The occasion for the...

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New Provincial Website Unveiled

Friday 21 September 2012

The Original Province of the Anglican Catholic Church has launched a new look website. Father Jonathan Foggin, Clerk to the College of Bishops, especially, is to be congratulated...

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Blessings in Bolton & Whitby

Thursday 20 September 2012

On Saturday 15th September 2012 the Bishop visited the Mission of Our Lady & St Edward, meeting at the Iron Church, Bolton, Lancashire to celebrate Mass, preach and to bless and...

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Baptism in Whitby

Saturday 1 September 2012

On Saturday 1st September 2012 The Revd Dom Philip James French, OSB, Parish Priest, baptised Nuala Grace Sherwood-Hawkins, infant daughter of John and Janine at St Ninian's...

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Baptism (Rochester Parish)

Saturday 1 September 2012

On Saturday 1st September 2012, The Venerable Raymond Thompson (Our Lady & St Francis, Rochester, Kent) baptised Amelia Ellouise Moffatt. Pictured with Amelia are her parents...

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Diamond Jubilee Garden Party

Monday 27 August 2012

On Saturday 25th August 2012 Bishop Mead hosted his annual Garden Party for the Constitutional Monarchy Association's Kent Group of which he is Chairman, at his home in Kent...

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ATTENTION: Internet Scam

Saturday 18 August 2012

It has been brought to our attention that there are, in circulation, emails purportedly coming from the Anglican Catholic Church, Diocese of the United Kingdom. In particular from...

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Bishop to Visit Lancashire & Yorkshire

Friday 17 August 2012

On Saturday 15th September, Bishop Mead plans to visit the Mission of Our Lady & St Edward, Bolton, Lanacshire and celebrate Mass and preach at 12 noon. The following day (The...

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Baptism in Whitby

Monday 6 August 2012

On Sunday 5th August 2012 The Rev Dom Philip-James French, OSB, Parish Priest baptised Corey George Greaves, son of Marlon and Samatha, at St Ninian's Church, Baxtergate, Whitby.

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Confirmation & Visitation

Tuesday 17 July 2012

On Saturday the 14th July 2012, David William Sussex made history when he was Confirmed and welcomed in to full membership of the Anglican Catholic Church, by The Right Revd...

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Bishop to visit Devon Mission

Saturday 30 June 2012

On Saturday 14th July 2012 the Bishop will, Dv, visit the Mission of St Benedict, South Molton, Devon, to celebrate Mass and Preach and Confer the Sacrament of Confirmation. The...

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Receptions in Manchester

Monday 25 June 2012

On Saturday 23rd June 2012 the Bishop received Mr Graham Misson and Mrs Winifred Misson into the full Communion of the Anglican Catholic Church before Mass at St Alban's Church...

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Ordination Date Set

Monday 11 June 2012

The Bishop is pleased to announce that he will, Dv, ordain Dr Jonathan Malcolm Munn, to the Order of Deacon, on the Feast of St Michael & All Angels, being Saturday 29th September...

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Congratulations to the Archbishop

Friday 8 June 2012

On behalf of the Council of Advice, Clergy and people of the Diocese of the United Kingdom, Bishop Mead extends to His Grace, The Most Reverend Dr Mark Haverland, Archbishop of...

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Manchester Patronal Festival & Receptions

Thursday 7 June 2012

On Saturday 23rd June 2012 the Bishop will visit the Church of St Alban the Martyr, Salford, Greater Manchester to celebrate Mass and preach at the Parish's Patronal Festival...

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Diamond Jubilee Celebrated in Canterbury

Monday 4 June 2012

On Monday 4th June 2012, our Canterbury Parish, St Augustine's, celebrated the Diamond Jubilee of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, with participation in a neighbourhood Street...

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St Augustine Icon Blessed

Monday 28 May 2012

On the Feast of St Augustine of Canterbury, being 26th May 2012, Bishop Damien Mead blessed an Icon of St Augustine during a Pontifical Sung Mass in our Canterbury Parish. The...

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Northern Deanery Pilgrimage Blessed (May 2012)

Monday 21 May 2012

Pilgrims from the Northern Deanery Parishes of Bolton, Salford and Whitby spent three days on pilgrimnage to the Shrine of Our Lady of Walsingham, Norfolk from 15th-18th May...

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Bishop Hosts Jubilee Lunch

Wednesday 2 May 2012

On Saturday 28th April 2012, the Bishop hosted a lunch in celebration of HM The Queen's Diamond Jubilee at the Dog & Bear Hotel, Lenham, for the Kent Group of the Constitutional...

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Prayers For The Bishop

Tuesday 1 May 2012

Following his health problems in November 2011, when our Bishop was diagnosed with a Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)) in his right leg and bilateral Pulmonary Emboli (PE) on his lungs...

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Book Signing

Monday 23 April 2012

The Most Revd Mark Haverland autographed copies of his Book "Anglican catholic Faith & Practice" at the Canterbury Church Shop Ltd, 13 Orange Street, Canterbury, Kent, on Monday...

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Organ blessed in Canterbury

Monday 23 April 2012

On the Feast of St George, 23rd April 2012, Archbishop Haverland visited the Church of St Augustine, Canterbury, and celebrated Mass. During the service the recently installed...

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Archbishop visits Rochester

Sunday 22 April 2012

Archbishop Haverland visited the Parish of Our Lady of Walsingham and St Francis of Assisi, Rochester, Kent on Sunday 22nd April for the Morning Mass. After celebrating and...

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XXI Diocesan Synod

Saturday 21 April 2012

On the Feast of St Anselm, being Saturday 21st April 2012, the Diocese of the United Kingdom (Anglican Catholic Church) met in Synod at Central Hall, Westminster. This year...

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Good Sign in Bolton!

Wednesday 18 April 2012

On Wednesday 18th April the Archbishop visited The Mission of Our Lady and St Edward, Bolton, Lancashire and celebrated Mass. He also blessed the new street sign for the Mission...

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Archbishop in Whitby

Monday 16 April 2012

On Low Sunday (Easter I) 15th April 2012 Archbishop Mark Haverland, continuing his journey around the Diocese of the United Kingdom, celebrated Sunday Mass at St Ninian's Church...

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Archbishop Blesses Cross in Salford

Sunday 15 April 2012

On Saturday 14th April 2012, The Most Revd Mark Haverland visited St Alban the Martyr, Salford, Greater Manchester. The day began at 9.30am with Morning Prayer. Afterwards the...

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Archbishop Visits Diocese, Services & Book Signing Planned

Friday 13 April 2012

His Grace, The Most Reverend Mark Haverland, Archbishop of the Original Province and Acting Primate of the world-wide Anglican catholic Church arrives today on a 12 day...

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Holy Week Reception in Canterbury

Thursday 5 April 2012

On Wednesday 4th April 2012 the Bishop received into the full communion of the Anglican Catholic Church, Mr Stuart Charles Trotter, OBE. Mr Trotter joins the ACC from the Roman...

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Chrism Mass

Monday 12 March 2012

On Wednesday in Holy Week (4th April) The Bishop will consecrate the Holy Oils for the Diocese assisted by the Archdeacon, The Venerable Raymond Thompson. The Low Mass will begin...

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Holy Week & Easter around the Diocese

Saturday 10 March 2012

Service Times for Holy Week & Easter Services around the Diocese. These will be added to as an when the website receives information from our Missions and Parishes. Holy Week &...

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Organist Wanted in Canterbury

Thursday 8 March 2012

Anglican Catholic Church of St Augustine, Best Lane, Canterbury, Kent. Organist Required for 1 Sunday Service (possible mid week services from time to time) and willingness to...

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New Interactive Map - showing Mission and Parish Locations

Friday 2 March 2012

A new Interactive Map, which is in need of a few adjustments and fine tuning, has been launched on the Parish and Mission Page. Hopefully this will enable people to see where our...

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Lenten Bible Study in Canterbury

Monday 27 February 2012

On Sunday 18th March (Lent IV) the regular study group at St Augustine's Church, Best Lane, Canterbury (which meets on the 3rd Sunday of the Month throughout the year) will...

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Northern Deanery Pilgrimage to Walsingham 15-16th May 2012

Monday 27 February 2012

The Northern Deanery Pilgrimage to Walsingham is arranged for 15/16th May 2012, with some pilgrims staying for a third night. The Pilgrimage will be led by the Dean (St Alban's...

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Reader Licensed

Wednesday 15 February 2012

On Wednesday 15th February 2012, being the Feast of the Holy Martyrs of Japan, in the Church of St Augustine, Canterbury, Kent. The Bishop licensed Dr Jonathan Malcolm Munn as a...

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"An open letter to Anglo-Catholics in the CofE"

Monday 13 February 2012

Dr Jonathan Munn, to be licensed as a Lay Reader within our Southern Deanery this Wednesday (15th February) has posted an interesting article on his 'blog'. Entitled 'An open...

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New Parish Minibus for Canterbury

Sunday 12 February 2012

After the morning Mass on Sexagesima Sunday (12th February 2012) The Bishop took delivery of, on behalf of his Church of St Augustine, Best Lane, Canterbury, a new Parish Minibus...

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St Alban's Roof Appeal

Tuesday 7 February 2012

St.Alban the Martyr, Salford, Greater Manchester has launched an appeal fund for £820, with the permission of the Bishop, this is for emergency roof repairs. Donations made...

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Through Snow and Ice ...

Monday 6 February 2012

On Septuagesima Sunday (5th February 2012) The Bishop awoke, like many in the country, to find around 6 - 7 inches of snow had fallen in the night. The Romney Marsh, while not the...

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New Lay Reader for Southern Deanery

Sunday 22 January 2012

On Wednesday 15th February 2012, Dv, the Bishop intends to License Dr Jonathan Munn as Lay Reader for the Southern Deanery of the Diocese to serve especially at the Parish of Our...

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1992 - 2012 Diocese Celebrates 20th Anniversary

Saturday 21 January 2012

The Diocese of the United Kingdom was founded on 24th January 1992. We give thanks to Almighty God for the many blessings bestowed upon our Diocese and in deep appreciation for...

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Rest in Peace

Tuesday 10 January 2012

On Saturday 31st December 2011, John Alban Bene't Pendlebury, passed to his eternal rest. John, who was a founding member of Our Lady and St Edward, Bolton, Lancashire, was...

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Archbishop to Visit Diocese in April 2012

Sunday 8 January 2012

The Most Revd Mark Haverland, Metropolitan Archbishop of the Original Province and Acting Primate of the Anglican Catholic Church will be visiting the Diocese of the United...

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Parish Newsletters Online

Friday 6 January 2012

Some of our Missions and Parishes now have uploaded their Newsletters / Service sheets to their respective pages on this website. Some are weekly, some monthly or...

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