On the Sunday 21st January 2007 the Vicar General licensed John F. Upton as Lay Reader for the Mission of St Mary & St Eanswythe, Dartford, Kent on the above date. The licensing service took place before the usual Sunday Mass at the Mission of St Augustine, Canterbury, where Fr Mead is priest in charge. Dr Roy Fidge, Diocesan Secretary and Warden of the Mission also attended.