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Julian Meetings at Canterbury Cathedral

Julian Meetings at Canterbury Cathedral

Canterbury Cathedral will be holding a Julian meeting on the first Tuesday of every month in the Cathedral Crypt.

Silent or contemplative prayer began around the 4th century and Julian Meetings (after Julian of Norwich) have been held nationwide since 1973 – for people of all denominations, faiths or none who wish to join with others in the practice of silent prayer; to give time and space to allow God’s stillness by laying everything aside, just ‘being’, not ‘doing’.  Resting in the present moment.

If you are drawn to silent prayer, do come and join our new Julian Meeting, which will start at 18:30. Meetings gather at the south door of the Cathedral after Evensong and then we go into the Crypt. A sentence or meditation is read followed by half an hour’s silent prayer ending with the sentence being repeated. Dates for the coming months are: 1 October, 5 November, Monday 9 December and 7 January 2020.

For further information please contact Canon Emma on

Image used courtesy of Norwich Cathedral. Photographer Mike Dixon.

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