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.
Whether you are someone looking for a church to get married in, someone keen to grow closer to Christ or a church leader looking for resources and support, we hope this website provides you with the information and resources you are searching for.

Latest News

Pupils’ pilgrimage

And, so it has begun, our journeys of renewal, discovery and of praise with the 24 hour Diocesan Day of Prayer and Pilgrimage.
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Novena 2019

Join once again with 50,000 people from around the world praying using the materials between 31 May and 8 June.  Read more »

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Today's Prayer

Alkham: St Anthony w Capel-le-Ferne: St Radigund & Hougham: St Laurence

Clergy: Brian Williams

Anglican Communion: North Ankole (Uganda) The Rt Revd Stephen Namanya
Arochukwu/Ohafia (Nigeria) The Rt Revd Johnson Onuoha
Aru (Congo) The Rt Revd Georges Titre Ande, The Rt Revd Ngarahu Katene