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News for 2015

Rochester Visitation

Saturday 26 December 2015

On Gaudete Sunday, Advent III, Fr Thompson was delighted to return to his old parish of Our Lady of Walsingham and Saint Francis, Rochester, to preach at the Parish Mass and...

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Archdeacons Visitation to Thames Ditton, Surrey.

Tuesday 8 December 2015

On Sunday 6 December, The Venerable Raymond Thompson visited the Mission of St Bede, Thames Ditton, where he celebrated the Mass and preached. The Second Sunday in Advent was also...

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What's happened to My Copy of ACCUK ?

Tuesday 24 November 2015

If you have been asking yourself where the Diocesan Magazine has gone the Bishop apologies for the lateness of the Magazine. the decision to make it subscription free was also...

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New Diocesan Cycle of Prayer for 2016 Published

Monday 23 November 2015

The Bishop has published the 2015 - 2016 Diocesan Cycle of Prayer - click on the prayer link on the left hand side of this screen.

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New Deacon

Saturday 21 November 2015

On the Feast of the Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary, the Bishop ordained Richard James Mulholland as a Deacon in the Church of God during a Solemn Pontifical Mass at St...

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Funeral in Canterbury

Thursday 19 November 2015

The Funeral Service and Requiem Mass for Diana Gillian Parry, a founding member of our Canterbury parish was held today, Wednesday 18th November 2015. The Bishop presided and was...

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Bolton & Salford Archdeacon's Visitations October 2015

Wednesday 18 November 2015

Fr Raymond Thompson conducted his Archdeacon?s Visitations to Salford and to Bolton during the last week in October. On Sunday 25th he preached at the Parish Mass at St Alban?s...

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Prayers for France

Saturday 14 November 2015

The Bishop and Diocesan Council meeting in London today offered prayers for all those killed and injured and effected by the recent atrocities in Paris and for the people of...

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Bishops Award for Lay Service to the Church

Thursday 29 October 2015

From the beginning of the Diocese of the United Kingdom we have been fortunate, privileged and honoured to have had Dr Frank L Wiswall as our Diocesan Chancellor. It was with...

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New ACC Bishop For Kenya

Wednesday 28 October 2015

On Tuesday 27th October 2015 the ACC College of Bishops Meeting at St Stephen's Pro-Cathedral, Athens, Georgia, USA Consecrated the Right Revd John Ndegw, as first Bishop Ordinary...

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XXIst Provincial Synod Meets in Athens, Georgia, USA

Wednesday 28 October 2015

Bishop Mead, Fr Miles Maylor, Dr Roy Fidge and Mr Richard Mulholland are delegates from the Diocese of the United Kingdom to the XXIst Provincial Synod of the Original Province of...

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RIP Diana Gillian Parry 14.05.1918 - 16.10.2015

Friday 16 October 2015

The Bishop has announced the news of the death of Mrs Diana Gillian Parry (known as Gillian or Gill) at her home, Highfield Nursing Home, Birchington-on-Sea, Kent. She was 97 and...

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American Visitors in Canterbury

Saturday 3 October 2015

Our Canterbury Parish was pleased to welcome to their Mass on the Feast of the Holy Guardian Angels (2nd Oct 2015) guests from the Anglican Catholic Church's Diocese of the South...

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Church Shop Helper

Thursday 1 October 2015

The Canterbury Church Shop (Official supplier to the Diocese) has been so inundated with internet orders that it has brought in extra pairs of hands - well paws ... to...

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Forthcoming Ordination

Thursday 1 October 2015

The Bishop has decided upon a date for the Ordination to the Diaconate of Mr Richard James Mulholland. This will be on the Feast of the Presentation of Our Lady, being Saturday...

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A New House Group in Formation in Leicester

Thursday 1 October 2015

A new ACC House Group is in formation in Leicester. Please see the link below.

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Her Majesty's Thanks

Sunday 27 September 2015

In response to the Bishop's recent letter to Her Majesty the Queen, congratulating her on surpassing Queen Victoria's record as the longest reigning British Monarch on 9th...

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Theft of Lead

Sunday 27 September 2015

Our Canterbury Parish has discovered that some time ago lead was stolen from the Church roof, which has subsequently led to troublesome water ingress. Commenting on the problem...

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Icon Exhibited

Thursday 24 September 2015

On Wednesday St Augustines Church, Best Lane, Canterbury, had a visit from Peter Murphy the Broadstairs based Iconographer who created two of the Icons they have in the Church...

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Anniversary of Consecration

Tuesday 15 September 2015

The Diocese sends hearty congratulation to Bishop Mead who, on Sunday 20th September, celebrates his 7th anniversary of consecration as a Bishop in the Church of God. This...

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Rochester Patronal

Monday 14 September 2015

The Bishop will be preaching and celebrating the Patronal Festival Mass at Our Lady of Walsingham and St Francis, Rochester, Kent on Saturday 10th October 2015.

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IMPORTANT NOTICE: Contact Difficulties

Sunday 13 September 2015

It has just come to our attention that some people have experienced difficulty emailing the Diocesan Office, either directly or when completing the Online Contact Form, because of...

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Remembering Fr Jim Petty - 12th September 2015

Friday 11 September 2015

All are welcome to join the congregations of St Alban the Martyr, Salford and Our Lady and St Edward Bolton as they gather to remember their friend and priest Fr Jim Petty on 12th...

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Reception in Bolton

Friday 11 September 2015

On Wednesday 2nd September 2015, being the Feast of St Stephen of Hungary, at the Mission of Our Lady and St Edward, Bolton, Lancashire, the Very Revd Charles Johnson, Dean of the...

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Bishops Appeal for the Suffering Church

Thursday 10 September 2015

In September 2014 Our Bishop made an Appeal for the relief of the suffering Christians in Iraq and Syria. The appeal raised £550 - which at the time he said may be only a small...

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A Celebration For The Queen

Thursday 10 September 2015

On Wednesday 9th September 2015 Bishop Damien Mead, Dr Roy Fidge (Diocesan Secretary) and Mrs Dulcie Fidge, and Mr Roy Hipkiss (Diocesan Treasurer) and other guests, attended an...

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Congratulations to Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II

Wednesday 9 September 2015

Today, Wednesday 9th September 2015, HM The Queen becomes the longest reigning Monarch in British history. The Bishop has written to Her Majesty on behalf of the clergy and laity...

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Dartford Patronal

Tuesday 8 September 2015

This month our Dartford Mission will be meeting for Mass on Saturday 12 September at 12 noon. It is the Mission's PATRONAL FESTIVAL and Bishop Mead will be both celebrating and...

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Notice: Parish & Mission Newsletters

Friday 21 August 2015

Just to remind visitors to our website that some of our Parishes and Missions produce regular weekly, monthly or quarterly newsletters, some of which are uploaded on to their...

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Gift of Vestments For Dartford

Tuesday 18 August 2015

The Mission of St Mary and St Eanswythe, Dartford, Kent, recently benefited from a gift of vestments from The Right Revd Rommie Starks, Bishop of the ACC Diocese of the Midwest...

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Wednesday (& other Weekday) Mass in Canterbury

Wednesday 12 August 2015

Due to the bishops health related issues the Wednesday Masses at St Augustine's Church, Best Lane, Canterbury will be for the next couple of months subject to occasional change or...

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Guest Preacher in Canterbury

Monday 27 July 2015

On Sunday 26th July 2015 St Augustine's Church welcomed Fr Gregory Wassen from the Netherlands. Fr Wassen, who served in the ACC in the United States until April when he returned...

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Garden Party

Monday 27 July 2015

On Saturday 25th July 2015 Bishop Damien Mead, Chairman of the Kent Branch of the Constitutional Monarchy Association, hosted his annual Garden Party in honour of Her Majesty the...

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Bishop's Chapel

Saturday 25 July 2015

After many months of planning and only a weeks hard work Bishop Mead has finally revealed the new Chapel in the gardens of his home in Lydd, Romney Marsh, Kent. Dedicated to St...

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Reception in South Molton

Saturday 11 July 2015

Before the Patronal Festival Mass on Saturday 11th July 2015 at St Benedict's Mission, South Molton, Devon, the Bishop received Ivor Robert Bradford into the full Communion of the...

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Death of Priest

Saturday 11 July 2015

Of your charity please pray for the repose of the soul of Fr James (Jim) Petty, honorary Assistant Priest at the Anglican Catholic Church of St Alban the Martyr, Salford, Greater...

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Assumptiontide Walsingham Festival in Salford

Tuesday 7 July 2015

Assumptiontide Mass & Walsingham Festival for the Mission of Our Lady & S. Edward, Bolton, - will be held at S. Albans, Great Cheetham Street East, Salford, Greater Manchester...

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Gift of Vestments to Dartford, Kent

Monday 29 June 2015

The Archdeacon, Fr Thompson, made his annual Visitation to St Mary and St Eanswythe, Dartford, on 27th June 2015, where he preached at the Mass, celebrated by canon Donald Walker...

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Rochester Baptisms

Sunday 21 June 2015

On 21st June 2015 at Morning Mass, the Parish of Our Lady of Walsingham and St Francis, Rochester, Fr Jonathan Munn, Parish Priest, was privileged to baptise, Kate Tandy and her...

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Salford Confirmation

Sunday 21 June 2015

On Saturday 20th June the Bishop visited the Church of St Alban the Martyr, Salford, Greater Manchester, for the Parish's Patronal Festival. Bishop Mead celebrated a Pontifical...

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Pembrokeshire Mission's Sunday Worship

Tuesday 16 June 2015

We are pleased to announce that the Mission of St Deiniol and St Asaph / Cymdeithas Saint Deiniol ac Asaph now meets for Mass every Sunday at 11am in the Chapel of Upton Castle...

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XXI Provincial Synod in USA (28-30 October 2015)

Tuesday 16 June 2015

The XXI Provincial Synod of the Anglican Catholic Church will take place October 28-30, 2015 in Athens, Georgia, USA. Meetings will be held at the Georgia Center for Continuing...

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Walsingham Pilgrimage 2015

Friday 12 June 2015

The Mission of Our Lady and St Edward, Bolton, Lancashire, went on pilgrimage to the Shrine of Our Lady of Walsingham, Norfolk, from Monday 1st June to Thursday 4th June 2015 ...

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July Reception and Celebration in South Molton, Devon

Monday 8 June 2015

On Saturday 11th July the bishop will be visiting the Mission of St Benedict. South Molton, Devon to celebrate Mass and Preach at 12 noon on the Solemnity of St Benedict. Before...

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Forthcoming Confirmation & Reception in Salford, Manchester

Monday 8 June 2015

On Saturday 20th June the Bishop will be visiting St Alban the Martyr, Salford, Greater Manchester, to celebrate the Feast of St Alban. During the celebration he will bestow the...

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Requiem Mass in Bolton, Lancashire, for Joan Mather RIP

Thursday 28 May 2015

Saturday 30th May 2015 at 12 noon Those not able to attend the Funeral of Joan Mather may wish to attend the Requiem Mass in All Souls Church, Bolton.

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Dartford Mass

Tuesday 26 May 2015

Mass this coming Saturday (30th May) at our Dartford Mission will be at 12 noon celebrated by Canon Donald Walker Ob/OSB. For further information contact the Warden Dr Roy Fidge...

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Canterbury Celebrates Patronal

Tuesday 19 May 2015

Our Canterbury Parish celebrates its Patronal Festival of St Augustine of Canterbury, Apostle to the English, this Saturday (23rd May) with a Mass celebrated by Bishop Damien. Fr...

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Congratulations to TRH The Duke & Duchess of Cambridge

Monday 4 May 2015

On behalf of the clergy and laity of the Diocese of the United Kingdom, Bishop Damien Mead, extended his warmest sincere congratulations to Their Royal Highnesses, the Duke and...

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XXIV Diocesan Synod

Thursday 16 April 2015

The XXIV Synod of the Diocese of the United Kingdom was convened on Saturday 18th April 2015 at the Cobden Community Centre, Charlotte Street / Wolfenden St, Halliwell, Bolton...

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Easter Closing 2015

Monday 30 March 2015

The Canterbury Church Shop Ltd (14 High Street, Lydd, Kent TN29 9AJ) will be closed during Holy Week from Wednesday 1st April to Easter Monday (6th). The Shops new website is due...

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South Molton Processional Cross

Tuesday 24 March 2015

Before the Sunday Mass on Passion Sunday (22nd March 2015) the Processional Cross constructed by Fr Michael Clothier, the priest in Charge, made a brief unveiled appearance...

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Annunciation Mass in Canterbury

Thursday 19 March 2015

On Wednesday 25th March 2015 there will be a Solemn Pontifical Sung Mass for the Feast of the Annunciation at 12 noon. The Bishop will be celebrating and the archdeacon, Fr...

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Book Fair Success in Salford

Tuesday 10 March 2015

The Church of St. Alban the Martyr, Salford, held a book fair and open day on Saturday 7th March 2015. Some 20 new people visited the Church, Refreshments including food was...

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Chrism Mass 2015

Tuesday 10 March 2015

The Bishop will be celebrating the Diocesan Chrism Mass and consecrating the Holy Oils for the coming year at Low Mass on the Wednesday in Holy Week (1st April) at 12 noon at St...

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Holy Week & Easter Service in the ProCathedral Parish

Tuesday 10 March 2015

Please see the poster for Services during Holy Week at St Augustine's, Canterbury, Kent.

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Bishop Applies to Sell Communion Wine

Friday 6 March 2015

The relocated Church Shop has had to apply for a new licence to sell Communion Wine from its new premises in Lydd High Street, on the Romney Marsh in Kent. Bishop Mead, the...

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Relocated Church Shop Opens

Monday 2 March 2015

The Canterbury Church Shop opened the door of its new home in High Street, Lydd, Kent on Monday 2nd March 2015. Later in the month the website is expected to make its long...

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Last Words from the Cross - Meditation in Canterbury

Thursday 26 February 2015

On Sunday 15th March (Lent IV) our Canterbury Parish we be holding their usual 3rd Sunday Study Group after Coffee Hour, beginning at 1.30pm with a meditation on "The Last Words...

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Walsingham Pilgrimage 2015

Thursday 26 February 2015

The Mission of Our Lady and St Edward, Bolton, Lancashire, is on pilgrimage to the Shrine of Our Lady of Walsingham, Norfolk, from Monday 1st June to Thursday 4th June 2015 - 3...

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Dartford Mass - All Welcome

Thursday 26 February 2015

The Mission of St Mary and St Eanswythe, Dartford, will be celebrating their monthly Mass this Saturday (28th February) at 12 noon. The Mission meets at 31 Highfield Road...

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Silver Jubilee Mass Celebration

Tuesday 17 February 2015

The video of the Solemn Votive Mass of Christ the Eternal High Priest, to celebrate Bishop Damien's Silver Jubilee, has been uploaded onto YouTube and is viewable at the link...

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Relocated Church Shop Set to Open

Saturday 14 February 2015

The Bishop reports that the Canterbury Church Shop which closed its doors in central Canterbury in December, and relocated to Lydd, Kent, at the beginning of the February is due...

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Visitation & Confirmation in Wales

Tuesday 3 February 2015

On Thursday 29th January the Bishop began his visit to Wales with a meal with the wardens of the St Asaph House Group near Swansea. On Friday 30th January Bishop Mead spent an...

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Silver Jubilee Celebration in Canterbury

Tuesday 27 January 2015

Our Canterbury Parish has announced on their Facebook page: "Bishop Damien will be celebrating his Silver Jubilee as a Priest in the Church of God this February. He will be...

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Bishop to Visit South Wales 28th January - 1st February 2015

Sunday 18 January 2015

On Wednesday 28th to Thursday 29th January, Bishop Mead will be visiting Cardiff, Wales to meet with some folk interested in finding out more about the Anglican Catholic Church...

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Dartford Christmas 2014

Sunday 11 January 2015

Festive fayre was served following the Mass at Our Lady and S. Eanswyth, Dartford, on 27 December! The Archdeacon, the Warden and Canon Walker are caught in action!

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