Hope overcoming fear is message of Easter sermon

Hope overcoming fear is message of Easter sermon

In the shadow of the Brussels bombings, the Archbishop of Canterbury spoke of hope overcoming fear in his Easter Day sermon. Preaching at Canterbury Cathedral, the Most Revd Justin Welby said: “Fear is reasonable, a normal human reaction. This week has shocked all of us, and risks causing us to act fearfully, to see a world in which fear triumphs….
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Holy Week and Easter 2016

Holy Week and Easter 2016

Join us at any of the Services, talks and events during this important period in the Christian liturgical calendar. Click below for further information. The Easter and Holy Week Services    

Charity Lent Lunches

Charity Lent Lunches

The 2015 Charity Lent Lunches made a welcome return on Wednesday 25 February. Future dates: Wednesdays 4 and 18 March and Mondays 9 and  23 March. Gefion and her team are getting themselves ready to serve this year’s Lent lunches. 12:00 – 14:00 in the Cathedral Lodge. Come and enjoy good company, a hearty soup, bread roll, hot dessert and tea/coffee. This year’s…
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The Archbishop of Canterbury’s Holy Week Lectures

The Archbishop of  Canterbury’s Holy Week Lectures

As we journey through Holy Week and prepare for the great celebrations of Easter, the Archbishop of Canterbury will be encouraging us to reflect on the themes of prayer, reconciliation and evangelism, through a series of evening lectures. The Archbishop of Canterbury’s Holy Week Lectures will take place in the Nave followed by a service of music, scripture and prayer…
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The Archbishop joins 700 young people on the Easter Pilgrimage

The Archbishop joins 700 young people on the Easter Pilgrimage

Archbishop Justin Welby and Bishop Trevor Willmott joined over 700 young people who participated in the Easter Monday Youth Pilgrimage (21 April). The pilgrimage saw young Christians (predominantly under 18 years old) make their way across Kent to the Cathedral for a special service to celebrate the resurrection of Jesus Christ. Walking on the pilgrimage for the first time, the Archbishop…
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Lent programmes 2014

Lent programmes 2014

Canterbury Cathedral extends a warm welcome to all during the season of Lent. Lent is a time of renewal when Christians spend time in prayer and reflection in preparation for Holy Week and Easter, the greatest of all Christian celebrations. The Cathedral offers a programme of reflective worship and thought-provoking study groups to encourage us to grow in faith and…
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Easter Monday Youth Pilgrimage

Easter Monday Youth Pilgrimage

Now in its 40th anniversary year, the Easter Monday Youth Pilgrimage (EMYP) is a celebrated tradition that has been enjoyed by thousands of young people for four decades. The colourful and high spirited Pilgrimage is organised by a committee of young people from parishes in the Canterbury diocese; It provides a unique opportunity for young Christians to make their way…
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Easter Sunday Breakfast with the Archbishop

Easter Sunday Breakfast with the Archbishop

In an exclusive programme for Classic FM, the new Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, will present a selection of classical favourites and music inspired by the Easter story, between 7:00 and 9:00 hrs on Easter Sunday 31st March. Tune in for highlights including the Easter Hymn from Mascagni’s opera Cavalleria Rusticana, reflective music by the contemporary composer Patrick Hawes, and selections from Handel’s oratorio Messiah….
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