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

North Downs 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:

David Bond, Yvonne Salmon, Richard Love, Lesley Ludlow, Robin Gill, Anthony Hirst

Anglican Communion:
Sabah (South East Asia) The Rt Revd Melter Jiki Tais
Sabah (South East Asia) The Rt Revd John Yeo
Down & Dromore (Ireland) The Rt Revd Harold Creeth Miller