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

RECTOR, FR MARCUS HOLDEN, PRESENTS NEW DVD EXPLORING CHAUCER’S FAMOUS PILGRIMS’ WAY

  You are invited to the launch of a new DVD telling the story of the famous and popular Pilgrims’ Way trail. A new DVD is being launched on 17th October, at 2pm, at the Gulbenkian Cineman in Canterbury, exploring the Pilgrims’ Way made famous in Geoffrey Chaucer’s “Canterbury Tales”. … Continue reading