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News for 2021

Death of former Verger

Friday 15 October 2021

On Thursday 14th October, Fr Howard Marsh, priest in charge of the Mission of Our Lady and St Edward in Bolton, celebrated the Requiem Mass of former verger, Brian Dunn, at the...

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Rochester Patronal - Sunday 17th October 2021

Tuesday 12 October 2021

Rochester Patronal & Episcopal Visitation. This coming Sunday, 17th October, Bishop Mead will celebrate Mass and preach at 10:30am at the Anglican Catholic Church of Our Lady of...

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From the Archdeacon's desk

Monday 4 October 2021

The Venerable Raymond Thompson has published his latest circular. Please see below.

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Statement on UK Abortion Law Decision

Thursday 23 September 2021

The Anglican Catholic Church Diocese of the United Kingdom would like to state categorically, following the news from the High Court today, that it stands with Heidi Crowter and...

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Fraudulent Orders

Sunday 19 September 2021

It has come to our attention that fraudulent certificates exist which purport to certify the credentials of men who have supposedly received ordination at the hands of our Bishop...

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New Look Website On The Way!

Monday 13 September 2021

After many years faithful service, this, our current Diocesan Website is being retired and archived. A new look website (which will hadve all the latest security features) is in...

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Board of Ministry and Education

Wednesday 8 September 2021

During the past two years the Board of Ministry has expanded its remit, at the Bishop’s request, to include the academic training and examining of candidates for Holy Orders...

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New Windows

Friday 27 August 2021

We rejoice with St Augustine’s Church, Painters Forstal, Nr Faversham, Kent, the Diocesan Pro-Cathedral, as the installation of fourteen new windows begin to fitted in the...

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Open Day at Pro-Cathedral in Kent

Friday 20 August 2021

On Saturday 11th September 2021, St Augustine’s Church, Eastling Road, Painters Forstal, Kent ME13 0DU, are holding an Open Day from 10am to 6pm. This coincides with the annual...

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Celebrating the Assumption

Monday 16 August 2021

Sunday 15th August 2021 saw Our Lady’s Assumption being celebrated at the Pro-Cathedral of St Augustine, Nr Faversham in Kent, with a Solemn Pontifical High Mass. The Blessed...

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Order of St George

Friday 6 August 2021

The Right Reverend Damien Mead, Bishop Ordinary of the Diocese of the United Kingdom, Anglican Catholic Church, is honoured and grateful, to have been invited by the Grand Council...

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August Circular from Archdeacon

Tuesday 3 August 2021

The Archdeacon, the Venerable Raymond Thompson, has issued his circular for august. Please click the link below.

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COUP ‘OEIL – A Song Recital Performed by Barnabas Sharp in Aid of the Kent Autistic Trust

Tuesday 27 July 2021

Saturday 21st August @ 2pm St Augustine's Church Eastling Road, Painters Forstal, Nr Faversham, Kent ME13 0DU A collection of pieces, old and new, that gives us a glimpse into...

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The Challenge of Joining the ACC

Saturday 24 July 2021

Father Jonathan Munn, OblOSB, Dean of our Northern Deanery, shares some thoughts on the challenges of joining the ACC, establishing support networks and the formation and...

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Interested in finding out more about the ACC in the UK? Interested in joining?

Saturday 24 July 2021

Interested in finding out more about the Anglican Catholic Church in the UK? Thinking of joining us? “Whom Seek Ye?” Is our UK Diocesan Facebook Group specifically for...

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Latest from the Archdeacon

Wednesday 21 July 2021

The Venerable Raymond Thompson has dedicated his July circular to the new regulations following the easing of Lockdown on 19th July.

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Bishops Award 2021

Tuesday 20 July 2021

At the XXIX Synod of the Diocese of the United Kingdom held on Saturday 10th July 2021, Bishop Mead announced the recipient of his 2021 Bishops Award for Outstanding Lay Service...

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XXIX Diocesan Synod

Saturday 10 July 2021

On Saturday 10th July 2020 the Diocese met in Synod at the Pro-Cathedral Church of St Augustine of Canterbury, Painters Forstal, Nr Faversham, Kent. The Synod began with a Sung...

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Corpus Christi at the Pro-Cathedral

Sunday 6 June 2021

On Sunday 6th June, being the Sunday in the Octave of Corpus Christi, the morning Mass at St Augustine’s, Painters Forstal Kent concluded with Benediction of the Blessed...

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The Meaning of Anglican Catholicism

Sunday 6 June 2021

Fr Jonathan Munn OblOSB has published his MTh thesis on what it means to be Anglican Catholic. About the book, he writes: There are a lot of enquiries about the Anglican...

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Latest from the Archdeacon's desk

Tuesday 1 June 2021

The Venerable Raymond Thompson has published his notes for June 2021. Please click on the link below.

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Pro-Cathedral Patronal 2021

Monday 31 May 2021

Please find below a link to the Youtube video for the 2021 celebration of the Feast of St Augustine of Canterbury, Patron of our Pro-cathedral Church in Kent (Transferred from...

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Passing of stalwart parishioner

Thursday 27 May 2021

One of the most faithful and devoted members of the Church, and of our Rochester congregation, Danny Rumens, passed from this life on Whit Monday, 24 May 2021. He was 76. The...

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Appeal for the ACC in the Congo

Monday 24 May 2021

DUK Appeal for The Missionary Diocese of The Congo, Anglican Catholic Church. Our Diocese in the Congo had recently opened two churches in the city of Goma, capital of the...

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Pentecost edition of ACC-UK Magazine published

Tuesday 18 May 2021

The Pentecost edition of our twice-yearly magazine has been published. Please click on the link below.

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Services resume in Salford

Friday 14 May 2021

Canon Charles Johnson, priest in charge of the parish of St Alban's in Salford, has announced the resumption of services. Starting from Whitsunday, 23rd May, the Sung Mass will...

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Master's Degree for Dean

Thursday 13 May 2021

Congratulations to Fr Jonathan Munn OblOSB who has achieved his Master's degree in Theology (which was awarded with Merit) from the Johann Heinrich Pestalozzi Christian...

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Bishop to Visit Salford Church

Wednesday 12 May 2021

The Bishop will, Dv, visit St Alban the Martyr, Salford, on Sunday 27th June to celebrate the Church’s Patronal Festival Mass at 11:30am. Please contact Canon Charles Johnson...

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XXIX Diocesan Synod - 10th July 2021

Tuesday 11 May 2021

The Bishop has issued the Writ of Summons to the Clergy and Lay Delegates to the XXIX Diocesan Synod. The hard copy is being posted today, 11th May 2021. This years Synod will be...

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Monthly Requiems to resume in Bolton

Sunday 9 May 2021

Fr Howard Marsh (Our Lady and St Edward, Bolton) has announced that the Monthly Requiems will resume on the first Wednesday of each month at 12pm at All Souls Church, Astley St...

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New House Group in West Midlands

Tuesday 4 May 2021

The Bishop is pleased to announce the establishment of a new House Group, meeting in Wolverhampton, West Midlands. Under the care of Fr Dcn Gustaf Stenstrom, hosted by Mr Mark...

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May Devotion at the Pro-Cathedral

Sunday 2 May 2021

May Devotions to the Blessed Virgin Mary. During the Mass, for the Fourth Sunday after Easter, the Crown and Lily Sceptre belonging to the Statue of Our Lady in St Augustine’s...

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RIP: HRH The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh 10.06.1921 - 09-04-2021

Friday 9 April 2021

The Diocesan Council of Advice, on behalf of the Bishop, Clergy and Laity of the Diocese of the United Kingdom, Anglican Catholic Church, extend to Her Majesty The Queen and the...

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Archdeacon's Easter Circular

Wednesday 31 March 2021

The Venerable Raymond Thompson has published his circular for Easter: please click the link below.

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Diocesan Chrism Mass 2021

Tuesday 30 March 2021

The Bishop celebrated the Diocesan Chrism Mass on the Wednesday of Holy Week (31st March) at 12 noon at the Pro-Cathedral of St Augustine of Canterbury, Painters Forstal...

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Holy Week & Easter Services at the Pro-Cathedral Parish

Tuesday 2 March 2021

St Augustines, Painters Forstal, Nr Faversham, Kent are hoping that, unlike last year, they will for Holy Week and Easter 2021, be able to celebrate the whole round of their usual...

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Pro-Cathedral Reopens for Public Worship

Monday 22 February 2021

We are pleased to announce that St Augustine’s Church, Painters Forstal, Kent, will reopen for public worship on Sunday 7th March (being the Third Sunday in Lent). Mass will be...

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New ACC Merchandise & Publications Page

Sunday 14 February 2021

We now have a page which collects together links to the Diocesan magazine, The Trinitarian Newspaper, ACC branded merchandise and a new section dedicated to ACC Authors.

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New Look Bishops Awards

Wednesday 3 February 2021

The Awards for Outstanding Commitment of the Laity to the work of the Diocese of the United Kingdom, Anglican Catholic Church, have received a makeover. Bishop Mead, established...

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From the Archdeacon's desk

Tuesday 2 February 2021

The Venerable Raymond Thompson has published his latest newsletter.

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Mass for Septuagesima - 31st January 2021

Saturday 30 January 2021

Bishop Damien invites you to worship with him on Sunday 31st January 2021 (Septuagesima Sunday) at the Anglican Catholic Church of St Augustine of Canterbury, Eastling Road...

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A prayer submitted by a visitor

Thursday 21 January 2021

Everyone Who's Suffering. May your love be strong in life And strengthen the weak And encourage the fearful And calm the horrible storm And pray for the suffering every...

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Death of Retired ACC Bishop of South Africa

Wednesday 20 January 2021

Of your charity please pray for the soul of The Right Revd Alan Kenyon-Hoare, (21st December 1936 - 20th January 2021), retired Bishop of the ACC Missionary Diocese of South...

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RIP Roger Frederick Bell, Priest.

Tuesday 12 January 2021

Of your Charity please pray for the soul of Roger Frederick Bell, priest. Who lost his battle with cancer on Christmas Day 2020. Please remember his wife, Liz, in your...

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Covid-19 National Lockdown January 2021

Monday 4 January 2021

From Bishop Damien to the Clergy and Congregations in the DUK. Dear Brethren, Once again the Nation is under lockdown. There is a slight variation in the requirements issued...

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