Andrew Lloyd Webber Foundation £25,000 Grant received, and Heritage Lottery Fund bid submitted

The Andrew Lloyd Webber Foundation has awarded Pugin’s Church of St Augustine, Ramsgate, a grant of £25,000 toward restoration work and plans to build an Education, Research and Visitor centre inside the church. An event was held on 2nd March at which Chris Maton, from the Andrew Lloyd Webber Foundation, … Continue reading

CONCERT: Thames Chamber Choir offers spectacular programme – 21st March, 7.30pm

The renowned Thames Chamber Choir will sing a concert in St Augustine’s, Ramsgate, on Saturday 21st March at 7.30pm. Making their return by popular demand after last year’s impressive performance, the Thames Chamber Choir will be singing for one night only in Ramsgate. The centrepiece will be by the English … Continue reading


Cardinal Raymond Burke, prominent American cardinal, has praised the ‘nobility and beauty’ of England’s Christian culture on a visit to Augustus Pugin’s personal church in Ramsgate, Kent. The visit took place on 9th March 2015. Pugin – famous for designing much of the Houses of Parliament – built his home … Continue reading

Full Text of Cardinal Burke’s Sermon at the Shrine of St Augustine, 9th March 2015

VOTIVE MASS OF SAINT AUGUSTINE, BISHOP, APOSTLE OF ENGLAND SHRINE OF SAINT AUGUSTINE THE CATHOLIC CHURCH OF RAMSGATE AND MINSTER RAMSGATE, ENGLAND 9 MARCH 2015   1 Thes 2, 2-9 Lk 10, 1-9   SERMON   Praised be Jesus Christ, now and forever. Amen. How great a blessing to offer … Continue reading

CARDINAL BURKE and a CONCERT – this weekend in Ramsgate

This weekend is an exciting on at Pugin’s church of St Augustine, Ramsgate, with a concert on Saturday, and the visit of Cardinal Burke on Monday. On Saturday, The Victoria Consort will perform “Mater Dolorosa: a sequence of words and music for Our Lady of the Seven Sorrows” at 7.30pm. … Continue reading

Cardinal Burke to visit Ramsgate – Mass at St Augustine’s – 9th March, 6.30pm

His Eminence Cardinal Raymond Burke will visit St Augustine’s on 9th March. He will celebrate Mass at 6.30pm. Rome-to-Ramsgate Cardinal Burke resides in Rome and will be travelling to the Shrine of St Augustine which commemorates that other great evangelising Roman: St Augustine of Canterbury, Apostle of the English. The … Continue reading