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.
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Today's Prayer

Temple Ewell: St Peter & St Paul w Lydden: St Mary the Virgin
Please pray for the benefice which is in interregnum.
Temple Ewell CE Primary School

Freetown (Sierra Leone) – (West Africa, West Africa) The Rt Revd Thomas Arnold Ikunika Wilson