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News for 2018

Confirmation & Receptions in South Wales

Sunday 13 May 2018

In beautiful sunshine Bishop Mead visited the Parish of St Deiniol and Asaph with St Giles / Eglwys Sant Deiniol ac Asaph gyda Giles, Pembrokeshire, South Wales. Celebrating...

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New Altar Server

Monday 30 April 2018

On Sunday 29th April (Easter IV) the Church of St Augustine of Canterbury, Painters Forstal, Nr Faversham, Kent saw Mr Andrew Hall serve in the Sanctuary for the first time at the...

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Baptism in Painters Forstal, near Faversham, Kent

Sunday 29 April 2018

On Saturday 28th April 2018 the Archdeacon, The Venerable Raymond Thompson, baptised his grandson Aiden Paul Meredith at St Augustine?s Church, Painters Forstal, Kent. Afterwards...

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Diocesan Synod Condemns Warfare and Violence in Syria

Monday 23 April 2018

A major resolution was passed at our recent Diocesan Synod condemning the warfare and violence in Syria. "Be it resolved that the Bishop, Clergy and Laity of the Anglican...

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Bishops Award 2018 for Exemplary Lay Service

Monday 23 April 2018

During the XXVII Synod of the Diocese of the United Kingdom, Bishop Mead presented his 2018 Bishop's Award for Exemplary Lay Service to Mrs Margaret Bendelow, from the Church of...

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Reception into the ACC at Synod

Monday 23 April 2018

During the XXVII Diocesan Synod Mass the Bishop admitted Mr James Cooper (who worships at St Bede, Thames Ditton) into full membership of the ACC from the Church of England.

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Diocesan Synod News 2018

Monday 23 April 2018

Report of the Diocesan Secretary Dr Roy Fidge on the XXVII Annual Synod of the Diocese of the United Kingdom held on 21 April 2018 ? at The Methodist Central Hall ? (by kind...

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XXVII Diocesan Synod 2018

Thursday 19 April 2018

This Saturday (21st April 2018) delegates to the XXVII Synod of the Diocese of the United Kingsom will gather in Westminster, London. The day begins with a Pontifical High Mass...

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Welsh Confirmations

Monday 16 April 2018

On Sunday 15th April 2018, being Easter II / Good Shepherd Sunday, the Bishop Confirmed and Received into the Anglican Catholic Church Lee Thomas Wilson and Matthew James...

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Bishop Visits North Wales

Thursday 12 April 2018

The Bishop will be in North Wales this weekend. He will visit the ACC Provisional Mission of the Good Shepherd & St Tudwal / Cenhadaeth Y Bugail Da a Sant Tudwal (N Wales). On...

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Baptisms in Rochester

Sunday 8 April 2018

On Low Sunday (8th April) Bishop Mead baptised Amber Kerrigan and Robert Michael Kerrigan, infant children of Daniel and Victoria Kerrigan.

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Lamp Dedicated

Sunday 8 April 2018

On Saturday 7th April (Saturday in Easter Week) Bishop Mead celebrated a Pontifical Sung Mass at St Augustine?s Church, Painters Forstal, Kent, in the presence of the family of...

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Easter Baptisms & Confirmations

Tuesday 3 April 2018

On Easter Day (1st April 2018) The Right Revd Damien Mead baptised Samantha, Jodie and Joshua Hall at St Augustine?s Church, Painters Forstal, Nr Faversham, Kent. The Bishop then...

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2018 Diocesan Chrism Mass

Monday 26 March 2018

Bishop Mead will be celebrating the Diocesan Chrism Mass on Wednesday 28th March, at 12 noon in St Augustines Church, Eastling Road, Painters Forstal, Kent. The Venerable Raymond...

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Resignation of Rochester Parish Priest

Tuesday 20 March 2018

The Bishop has confirmed the resignation of The Revd Jeen Thomas as Parish Priest of Our Lady of Walsingham and St Francis, Rochester, Kent with immediate effect. Fr Thomas...

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Change in Dartford

Thursday 8 March 2018

The Mission of St Mary & St Eanswythe, Dartford, Kent. The Bishop has regretfully (but with full understanding) accepted the resignation of Canon Donald Walker Obl/OSB as the...

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Give As You Live Fundraising

Thursday 8 March 2018

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Bishop celebrates 50th Birthday

Monday 5 March 2018

On 4th March, being the Third Sunday in Lent, the Bishop celebrated his 50th birthday and was given a special birthday buffet lunch after Mass at the pro-cathedral parish of St...

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Virtual Tour of the Pro-Cathedral Church

Tuesday 20 February 2018

The Church of St Augustine of Canterbury, in Painters Forstal, Kent (15 minutes drive from the City of Canterbury) have uploaded a 2 minute virtual tour of the Church on to...

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Bishop Meads Diary for 2018

Thursday 15 February 2018

The Bishops Diary for 2018. Dates will be added and there is a potential for variation due to the Bishops health issues. At the moment the dates are as follows: Wednesday 28th...

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Lay Reader Appointed

Sunday 28 January 2018

On Septuagesima Sunday (28th January) The Bishop visited The ACC Mission of Pur Lady of Glastonbury, Bristol, to celebrate Mass and Preach. Before the service he appointed Dr...

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Presentation of Organ to New Pro-Cathedral

Thursday 25 January 2018

Thanks to the generosity of Dr Michael Bond, Organist at St Augustines Church, Painters Forstal, Nr Faversham Kent. The music and singing at our Pro-Cathedral Parish - recently...

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First Service in St Augustines Church (The Pro-Cathedral Parish), Painters Forstal, Kent

Monday 22 January 2018

The Anglican Catholic Church of St Augustine of Canterbury, Eastling Road, Painters Forstal, Nr Faversham, Kent ME13 0DU will celebrate its first public worship in its new Church...

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New Appointments

Thursday 18 January 2018

The Bishop is pleased to announce two new appointments in the diocese. Firstly, The Reverend Dr. Jonathan Munn Obl OSB has been appointed Warden of Lay Readers. We are so very...

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Methodist Commemoration

Tuesday 9 January 2018

The new home of our Canterbury congregation - the Church of St Augustine of Canterbury, Painters Forstal, Nr Faversham, Kent was for almost 150 years a Methodist Church. In...

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Church Carpet Appeal

Thursday 4 January 2018

Our recently relocated Canterbury congregation have launched a carpet appeal to finish off the renovation and redecoration of their new home in the Village of Painters Forstal, Nr...

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