Anglican Catholic Church

News for 2020

New Dean of the North

Sunday 29 November 2020

Warmest congratulations to The Very Rev. Dr. Jonathan Munn, OblOSB, (pictured), on his appointment today, Advent Sunday 2020, as Dean of our Northern Deanery. Fr Munn follows in...

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Fellowship in Theology

Tuesday 24 November 2020

Comgratulations to Canon Charles Johnson, Parish Priest of St Alban the Martyr, Salford, Greater Manchester on being awarded a Diploma of Fellowship in Theology (FVCM(Th) by...

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Resumption of Devotional Material during Lockdown

Sunday 8 November 2020

As the government has announced another lockdown to control the spread of COVID-19, the Diocese has resumed its provision of material for those who need some recourse to the...

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Baptism and Confirmation at Pro-Cathedral

Monday 2 November 2020

On All Saints Day, 1st November 2020, the Bishop baptised and confirmed Riley Alex Hall during the morning Mass at the pro-cathedral of St Augustine, painters Forstal, Faversham...

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COVID-19 2nd Lockdown

Saturday 31 October 2020

From the Bishop to the Parishes and Missions of the Diocese. COVID-19 2nd Lockdown I write following the Prime Ministers announcement today that England will, from Thursday...

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New Look Diocesan Magazine

Tuesday 27 October 2020

The latest edition, Advent 2020, of ACC-UK the Diocesan Magazine has been published. Printed copies will be distributed to the Missions and Parishes in the next week or so...

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Bishop's Award For 2020

Sunday 25 October 2020

BISHOP'S AWARD 2020 Soon after his consecration in 2008, Bishop Mead established his annual "Bishop's Award for Outstanding Lay Service and commitment to the Work and Ministry...

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Confirmations in Kent

Sunday 25 October 2020

On the Feast of Christ the King, Sunday 25th October 2020, Bishop Damien administrating the sacrament of Confirmation, at the Pro-Cathedral of St Augustine, in Kent, confirmed...

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Honorary Doctorate for Bishop

Sunday 25 October 2020

The Diocese sends its heartfelt congratulations to Bishop Damien Mead, who has had conferred upon him the degree of Honorary Doctor of Divinity (Hon.DD) by the Johann Heinrich...

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Appointment of Honorary Canon

Thursday 15 October 2020

The Bishop is pleased to announce that on Sunday 11th October he appointed Father Charles Johnson, Parish Priest of St Alban the Martyr, Salford, Greater Manchester, an Honorary...

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New Website for Pro-Cathedral Parish

Saturday 10 October 2020

St Augustines Church, Painters Forstal, Kent has launched a new parish web site.

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Latest from the Archdeacon

Thursday 1 October 2020

The Venerable Raymond Thompson has just published his October circular. Please click on the link below.

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Honorary Assistant at Pro-Cathedral Parish Appointed

Monday 24 August 2020

On Sunday 23rd August (Trinity XI) the Bishop confirmed that the Venerable Raymond Thompson, Archdeacon of the Diocese of the United Kingdom, was to be appointed the Honorary...

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Resignation of Commissary

Friday 21 August 2020

On March 14th 2017 The Most Reverend Mark Haverland, Metropolitan of the Original Province and Acting Primate of the Anglican Catholic Church appointed the Right Reverend Damien...

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Congratulations to Credo Care

Saturday 15 August 2020

Credo Care, the Independent Fostering Agency, which specialises in the recruitment, training and support of Foster Carers for disabled children and those with complex medical...

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Baptisms in Wales

Tuesday 11 August 2020

On Sunday 9th August (Trinity IX), the Mission of the Good Shepherd and St Tudwal returned to Capel Gwydir Uchaf. On this happy occasion, Fr Gareth Parry baptised (sub conditione)...

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Templar Knights Donation

Saturday 8 August 2020

The Diocesan Council wishes to thank the Templar Knights Albion for their generous contribution of £400 towards the purchase of the ACC branded face masks for the Diocese. A...

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From the Archdeacon's desk

Monday 3 August 2020

The Venerable Raymond Thompson has just published his latest newsletter for August.

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Donation of Masks

Saturday 1 August 2020

We are very grateful for a generous donation which has made possible the purchase of some ACC branded washable and reusable Face-masks for use by the Clergy and those attending...

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From the Archdeacon's desk

Saturday 18 July 2020

The Venerable Raymond Thompson's July Newsletter can be found at the link below.

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Reception in Salford

Sunday 12 July 2020

Warmest congratulations and the heartiest of welcomes to Mr Mark Morgan received into the full communion of the Anglican Catholic Church, in the Parish of St Alban the Martyr...

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News From the Northern Deanery

Wednesday 1 July 2020

The Bishop writes: The Very Reverend Charles Johnson, Parish Priest of St Alban the Martyr, Salford, Greater Manchester, has informed me of his desire, on Advent Sunday 2020...

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Update on Synod 2020

Tuesday 30 June 2020

From the Bishop. To the clergy and laity of the Diocese of the United Kingdom. Reverend Fathers. Brothers and Sisters, I pray that you are all continuing to be safe and...

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New guidance for parishes

Tuesday 23 June 2020

The Venerable Raymond Thompson has issued new guidelines as to how parishes and missions are to operate under the relaxation of the Lockdown rules. Please click on the link below...

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Birthday Greetings to HRH The Duke of Edinburgh

Wednesday 10 June 2020

The Bishop, Clergy and Laity of our Diocese, pray for every blessing of happiness for HRH The Duke of Edinburgh on this, his 99th Birthday, today 10th June 2020. Buckingham...

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Archdeacon's June newsletter published

Thursday 4 June 2020

The Venerable Raymond Thompson has published his June Circular. Please click on the link below to see it.

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Pentecost with the Bishop

Sunday 31 May 2020

Bishop Damien invites you to worship with him on Pentecost / Whitsunday (Sunday 31st May 2020) with Mass (and Sermon) from the Chapel of St Nicholas (within the bishop's home) in...

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ACC-UK Magazine Pentecost 2020 now published!

Friday 29 May 2020

The latest edition of ACC UK Magazine is now available online. Hard copies are now in production and will be available shortly.

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Deposition of Priest

Wednesday 27 May 2020

The Right Reverend Damien Mead, Bishop Ordinary of the Diocese of the United Kingdom, Anglican Catholic Church, in the presence of the Venerable Raymond A. M. Thompson, Archdeacon...

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Fellowship in Theology awards for Bishop and Archdeacon

Saturday 23 May 2020

The Diocese sends its heartiest congratulations to Bishop Damien Mead and the Venerable Raymond Thompson on being awarded Fellowships in Theology of the Victoria College of...

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Ascension Day Mass with the Bishop

Friday 22 May 2020

The Bishop invites you to join him on his Youtube Channel on the link below in the Chapel in his home for Mass on Ascension Day - 21st May 2020. For resources for using during...

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Easter V (Rogation Sunday) With the Bishop

Sunday 17 May 2020

The Bishop invites you to join him on his Youtube Channel on the link below in the Chapel in his home for Mass on Sunday 17th May 2020.

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Victory in Europe - 75th Anniversary Thanksgiving

Tuesday 5 May 2020

The Fourth Sunday After Easter, 10th May 2020, the Bishop celebrated Sunday Mass from his private Chapel at his home in Lydd, on the Romney Marsh in Kent. Before the Mass began...

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Easter III with the Bishop

Sunday 3 May 2020

On Sunday 3rd May 2020 the Bishop invites you to join him in worship on his Youtube Channel, by clicking on the link below, in the Chapel in his home.

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From the Archdeacon's desk

Thursday 30 April 2020

The Venerable Raymond Thompson has published his circular for May.

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Easter II Mass with the Bishop

Sunday 26 April 2020

Second Sunday After Easter 26th April 2020 Mass (with Sermon) Bishop Damien Mead invites you to worship with him during this recorded Mass from the Chapel of St Nicholas within...

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Easter I / Low Sunday Mass with the Bishop

Sunday 19 April 2020

First Sunday After Easter (Low Sunday) 19th April 2020 Mass (with Sermon) Bishop Damien Mead invites you to worship with him during this recorded Mass from the Chapel of St...

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Alleluia! Christ is risen! Easter Day Mass with the Bishop

Sunday 12 April 2020

Our Bishop has recorded a Sung Mass for Easter Day and invites you to visit his Youtube Channel to join him in worship and make an Act of Spiritual Communion. The Mass was...

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Maundy Thursday - the Diocesan Chrism Mass

Thursday 9 April 2020

The Bishop celebrated the Maundy Thursday Chrism Mass, during which he consecrated the three Holy Oils to be used in the coming year in our Missions and Parishes. The service was...

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Palm Sunday from the Bishop's Chapel

Sunday 5 April 2020

A service for Palm Sunday. The blessing of Palm Crosses, Low Mass (according to the Anglican Missal) with the reading of the Passion. Recorded in the Bishop's domestic Chapel of...

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Stations of the Cross (for Passiontide)

Wednesday 1 April 2020

During these two weeks before Easter, known as Passion-tide, and in recognition that so many are finding life, because of the Coronavirus pandemic, extremely difficult at the...

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Archdeacon's April Circular

Tuesday 31 March 2020

The Venerable Raymond Thompson has published his reflections for Easter here.

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The Bishop's Pastoral letter to the Diocese for Passiontide 2020

Tuesday 31 March 2020

Please find a .pdf attachment of the Bishops Letter to the Clergy and Faithful of our Diocese for Passiontide 2020

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The Bishops Mass for Passion Sunday

Sunday 29 March 2020

Low Mass celebrated by Bishop Damien Mead from his private Chapel at his home in Lydd for Passion Sunday.

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Mass for Lent IV from Rochester

Sunday 22 March 2020

Fr Andrew Scurr (Our Lady of Walsingham and St Francis) has streamed the Mass for Lent IV. This is available from the Parish Facebook Page.

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Mass from the Pro-Cathedral Parish for Lent IV

Sunday 22 March 2020

Welcome to the Anglican Catholic Church of St Augustine of Canterbury, Painters Forstal, Nr Faversham, Kent. Today we celebrate Low Mass (with sermon) according to the Anglican...

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New Mission and New Priest in York

Saturday 21 March 2020

With all the troubled news in the UK and from around the world at the moment it is good to report on some very good news for our diocese. On the eve of the Feast of Saint...

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Postponement of Synod

Tuesday 17 March 2020

The Bishop and Diocesan Council regret that, in response to the Covid-19 Virus and its implications for the clergy and delegates due to attend the XXIX Annual Diocesan Synod...

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The Coronavirus Pandemic

Monday 16 March 2020

From the Bishop

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New Website For Pro-Cathedral Parish Under Construction

Thursday 12 March 2020

St Augustines, Painters Forstal, Kent, the pro-cathedral parish, are in the process of construction a new Parish Website. The site will feature the following welcome video from...

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From the Archdeacon's desk

Wednesday 4 March 2020

The Venerable Raymond Thompson has published a special set of notes for March 2020 on advice during the Coronavirus outbreak.

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Ecumenical Cordiality

Saturday 22 February 2020

On Saturday 22nd February 2020 the third ecumenical meeting between the Anglican Catholic Church - Diocese of the United Kingdom and the Nordic Catholic Church, was held at the...

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Latest charity work with Templar Knights Albion

Monday 17 February 2020

On Tuesday 11th of February 2020, the Templar Knights Albion met with The Homesavers Charity based on the Wirral. The purpose of the meeting was to give a donation of crockery...

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Meeting of the Anglican Catholic Church and the Nordic Catholic Church

Monday 10 February 2020

Saturday 22nd February 2020 St Augustine's Church, Eastling Road, Painters Forstal, Nr Faversham, Kent ME13 0DU Meeting of the Anglican Catholic Church and the Nordic Catholic...

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Updated link to our canons

Tuesday 4 February 2020

Just to note that we have updated our link to the most recent edition of the Canons and Constitution of the Anglican Catholic Church (Original Province).

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From the Archdeacon's desk

Monday 3 February 2020

The Venerable Raymond Thompson has published his reflections for February. They can be found below.

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New book by ACCDUK Author

Monday 3 February 2020

We are very pleased to announce that Fr Gareth Parry of the Mission of the Good Shepherd and St Tudwal has published his research into the saints of the Llyn Peninsula. We hope...

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Cubs visit Winter Venue for Welsh Mission

Monday 3 February 2020

Fr Gareth Parry, priest in charge of the Mission of the Good Shepherd and St Tudwal writes: "Our winter venue is Pensarn Presbyterian Chapel vestry, Llandudno Junction, by kind...

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Bishop Edward LaCour RIP

Sunday 2 February 2020

We in the United Kingdom are sad to hear of the passing of one of the former Bishops in our church. The Rt Rev Edward LaCour was at one time the Vicar General in the Diocese of...

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Lenten Reading

Friday 31 January 2020

With Ash Wednesday falling on 26th February in 2020, it seems appropriate to promote a couple of books by Fr Jonathan Munn OblOSB which readers may choose to use for their...

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New Reliquary at Pro-Cathedral to be blessed

Tuesday 28 January 2020

On the Feast of the Purification of the Blessed Virgin Mary, (Sunday 2nd February) The pro-Cathedral Church of St Augustine in Kent, will celebrate the installation of Parish's...

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75th Anniversary of the Liberation of the Nazi Concentration Camps

Friday 24 January 2020

Statement from The Right Revd Damien Mead, Bishop Ordinary of the ACC Diocese of the United Kingdom: We are presently looking back at the time when the suffering of millions...

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Archbishop to Visit the UK

Tuesday 14 January 2020

Bishop Mead has announced that Archbishop Mark Haverland, Metropolitan and Acting Primate of the Anglican Catholic Church, is to visit the Diocese of the United Kingdom in May...

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