Welcome to Canterbury Diocese

Canterbury Diocese, the oldest diocese in England, stretches from Maidstone to Thanet, the Isle of Sheppey to the Romney Marsh and includes 327 churches in 222 parishes, along with 103 church schools and a University with a Church of England foundation.
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Today's Prayer

Praying for Creation
Let us give thanks for the wonderful world of God’s creation. Let us reflect on the ways we mistreat our world and the impact this has on everyone who lives on earth. Please join in prayer, that with this new year there may be huge changes for the better in the way we care for creation. Pray in particular that together we take action to achieve the Diocesan target of net zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050.

Anglican Communion:
Lincoln (England) The Right Revd David Court (Acting Bishop) Springfield (The Episcopal Church) The Right Revd Daniel Martins Goma (Congo) The Right Revd Kadhoro Desire Makanirwa