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

Thanet Deanery: Clergy with Permission to Officiate

Please pray with us for those with Permission to Officiate within our Deanery. We thank God for their willingness to continue serving the Church with generosity and joy. May they be upheld and strengthened in their ministry. Please pray for:

Bernard Allen, Peter Brown, David Chance, John Chater, Michael Cooke, Peter Dadd, Derek Duncanson, Stanley Evans, David Frost, Peter Gausden, Brian Griffiths, Peter Rowe, Peter Russell, Brian Sharp, Annie Shaw, Arthur Skinner, David Tate, Kerry Thorpe, Lesley Valiant, Gordon Warren, Patricia Westbrook, Susan Wing, Sue Woan

Anglican Communion:
Owo (Nigeria) The Rt Revd Stephen Ayodeji Fagbemi
Central Florida (The Episcopal Church) The Rt Revd Gregory Brewer