Holy Week and Easter at the Shrine of St Augustine

Liturgies during Holy Week and Easter are as follows: PALM SUNDAY (20th March) 12 noon – Mass (Missa Cantata) SPY WEDNESDAY (23rd March) 9PM – Tenebrae … MAUNDY THURSDAY (24th March) 5.30pm – Mass of Maundy Thursday (Watching and Adoration until 9pm) 9pm – Tenebrae GOOD FRIDAY (25th March) 11am … Continue reading

FULL TEXT: King Ethelbert of Kent – Bishop Schneider’s Homily, 23rd February 2016

Saint Ethelbert, February 23rd 2016, Ramsgate Today we are celebrating Saint Ethelbert, the first Christian King of the English people, on the one thousand and four hundredth anniversary of his death. This gives us the occasion to be more aware of the inestimable gift of the Catholic faith. At the … Continue reading

Bishop Schneider celebrates 1,400th anniversary of King Ethelbert at Shrine of St Augustine

King Ethelbert – the sixth-century monarch based at Canterbury – was celebrated on Tuesday 23rd February in a rare ceremony at St Augustine’s, Ramsgate. The day after it was revealed Queen Elizabeth acknowledges Jesus Christ as the king she serves, Bishop Schneider was preaching how the first English Christian king … Continue reading

Bishop Athanasius Schneider to celebrate Mass at St Augustine’s

The famous Bishop Schneider, auxiliary bishop of Astana, Kazakhstan, is coming to St Augustine’s on 23rd February. He will celebrate Pontifical High Mass at 7pm on that day. The celebration is in honour of King St Ethelbert, on the 1,400th anniversary of his death. All are welcome to attend. St … Continue reading

Live National BBC Radio Broadcast: Sunday Worship, 21st February 2016

BBC Radio 4’s Sunday Worship will come live from St Augustine’s on Sunday 21st February 2016, at 8.10am. Members of the public are invited to join the congregation for this live national broadcast, and should be in the church by 7.45am. The service will conclude at about 8.50am. Sunday Worship … Continue reading

Holy Door at St Augustine’s – Year of Mercy 2015-16

St Augustine’s has been granted a Holy Door for the Year of Mercy. Pope Francis has given bishops permission to grant Holy Doors to places of pilgrimage and devotion in their dioceses. Archbishop Peter has graciously asked St Augustine’s to have a Holy Door for the Year of Mercy. The … Continue reading