Changes to worshipping life

Changes to worshipping life

Changes to the worshipping life at the Cathedral are to be introduced on a trial basis in September. To encourage wider participation in midweek services by the local community, visitors and staff, Holy Communion on Wednesdays and other key days in the church’s year is to move from 11.15pm to 12.30pm. These services will now usually be held in the…
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The International Children’s Choir Festival 2016

The International Children’s Choir Festival 2016

The International Children’s Choir Festival will return to Canterbury Cathedral on Monday 25 July 2016 for three days of song and celebration. The annual festival, which will reach its 20th Anniversary milestone next year, was established by David Flood, Organist and Master of the Choristers, and former American Lay Clerk, David Searles. Over 150 children’s choirs have participated through the years from all over…
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29 December – The Martyrdom of St Thomas of Canterbury

29 December – The Martyrdom of St Thomas of Canterbury

Special services to mark the Festival of the Martyrdom of Thomas Becket will be held on 29 December. 08:00 hrs Holy Communion – Altar of the Sword-point 11:15 hrs Holy Communion (Book of Common Prayer) – Trinity Chapel 15:15 hrs Choral Evensong & Procession to the Martyrdom and Crypt Sung by the Lay Clerks 20:00 hrs Solemn Vespers    …
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Celebrating a 90th Birthday at the Cathedral

Celebrating a 90th Birthday at the Cathedral

On Monday, 21 July 2014, Sid Pullman celebrated his 90th birthday by turning a page in the one of the Books of Remembrance in Canterbury Cathedral at the 11.00 Service of Remembrance. The morning service is held each weekday in the Cathedral, during which the bell of HMS Canterbury is rung and pages in the Books of Remembrance for the Buffs and…
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Archbishop to ordain new deacons and priests at special Cathedral service

Archbishop to ordain new deacons and priests at special Cathedral service

The Archbishop of Canterbury and the Bishop of Dover will ordain ten new deacons in the Nave of the Cathedral this Saturday (28 June 2014) The six men and four women, including a former scientist, a physiotherapist, an inspector of taxes and a window cleaner, will become new Church of England curates at a special Ordination Service. Six others will be…
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