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 231 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.
This issue features living with depression and Lent abstinence.
A free information event about the Government’s Community Sponsorship Scheme – 15 March. Read more »
Our Kent is Delicious cooking competition is now open! Enter by Friday 25 May. Read more »
Are you thinking of opening a Community Wardrobe? If so why not come along on 14 March? Read more »
9 March, 9:30am – 1pm (coffee from 9am) at Canterbury Christ Church University. Find out more and book here »
Congratulations to those students – lay and ordained – who attended the College’s recent Celebration of Awards. Read more »
Following Cyclone Ava, Archbishop James asks for prayers and help. Read more »
We asked for your feedback on the Diocesan Day of Prayer – and for what you think God might be saying to the Diocese. Read more »