Canterbury Cathedral, Canterbury

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Mother Church of the Anglican Communion. Seat of the Archbishop of Canterbury and part of the Canterbury World Heritage Site. At least three services are held here every day. For more information, please visit our web site, www.canterbury-cathedral.org.

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Cathedral House
11 The Precincts
Canterbury
Kent
CT1 2EH
(01227) 762862 (Main Cathedral office)

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Sunday

Holy Communion
Celebrated at the High Altar in the Quire
Every Sunday at 8:00 AM for ½ hour
Book of Common Prayer
Matins
Sometimes said in the Quire. Sometimes sung by the King's School in the Nave
Every Sunday at 9:30 AM for 40 minutes
Sunday Sung Eucharist
The principal service of the week, with choral music.
Every Sunday at 11:00 AM for 1 hour and 15 minutes.
Family Friendly Creche Sunday School Refreshments Common Worship
Evensong
Evensong using traditional language and with choral music from the Cathedral's choir or a visiting choir
Every Sunday at 3:15 PM for ¾ hour
Book of Common Prayer
Sermon & Compline
An evening service with a sermon by a member of the Cathedral's clergy finishing with compline, which is a short evening service
Every Sunday at 6:30 PM for ¾ hour
Common Worship

Monday

Matins
Held in the Chapel of Our Lady Martyrdom
Every Monday at 7:30 AM for 20 minutes
Holy Communion
Every Monday at 8:00 AM for ½ hour
Common Worship
Act of Remembrance with prayers for peace
A short Act of Remembrance for people killed in recent wars with prayers for peace
Every Monday at 11:00 AM for 10 minutes
Family Friendly
Sung Evensong
Every Monday at 5:30 PM for ¾ hour
Book of Common Prayer

Tuesday

Matins
Held in the Chapel of Our Lady Martyrdom
Every Tuesday at 7:30 AM for 20 minutes
Holy Communion
Every Tuesday at 8:00 AM for ½ hour
Common Worship
Act of Remembrance with prayers for peace
A short Act of Remembrance for people killed in recent wars with prayers for peace
Every Tuesday at 11:00 AM for 10 minutes
Family Friendly
Sung Evensong
Every Tuesday at 5:30 PM for ¾ hour
Book of Common Prayer

Wednesday

Matins
Held in the Chapel of Our Lady Martyrdom
Every Wednesday at 7:30 AM for 20 minutes
Holy Communion
Every Wednesday at 8:00 AM for ½ hour
Common Worship
Act of Remembrance with prayers for peace
A short Act of Remembrance for people killed in recent wars with prayers for peace
Every Wednesday at 11:00 AM for 10 minutes
Family Friendly
Said Eucharist
A said service of Holy Communion using modern language
Every Wednesday at 12:30 PM
Sung Evensong
Every Wednesday at 5:30 PM for ¾ hour
Book of Common Prayer

Thursday

Matins
Held in the Chapel of Our Lady Martyrdom
Every Thursday at 7:30 AM for 20 minutes
Holy Communion
Every Thursday at 8:00 AM for ½ hour
Common Worship
Act of Remembrance with prayers for peace
A short Act of Remembrance for people killed in recent wars with prayers for peace
Every Thursday at 11:00 AM for 10 minutes
Family Friendly
Sung Evensong
Every Thursday at 5:30 PM for ¾ hour
Book of Common Prayer

Friday

Matins
Held in the Chapel of Our Lady Martyrdom
Every Friday at 7:30 AM for 20 minutes
Holy Communion
Every Friday at 8:00 AM for ½ hour
Common Worship
Act of Remembrance with prayers for peace
A short Act of Remembrance for people killed in recent wars with prayers for peace
Every Friday at 11:00 AM for 10 minutes
Family Friendly
Confessions
a chance to confess ones sins in private to a priest
Each week on a Friday between 12 noon and 13.00 hours. Confessions are usually heard in a chapel in the Crypt
Every Friday at 12:00 PM
Sung Evensong
Every Friday at 5:30 PM for ¾ hour
Book of Common Prayer

Saturday

Holy Communion
Every Saturday at 8:00 AM for ½ hour
Common Worship
Matins
A said service of Morning Prayer, usually held in the Eastern Crypt
Every Saturday at 9:30 AM for 25 minutes
Act of Remembrance with prayers for peace
A short Act of Remembrance for people killed in recent wars with prayers for peace
Every Saturday at 11:00 AM for 10 minutes
Family Friendly
Evensong
Evensong using traditional language and with choral music from the Cathedral's choir or a visiting choir
Every Saturday at 3:15 PM for ¾ hour
Book of Common Prayer

Features

Toilets

Wheelchair accessible toilets

(Hymn Books / Orders of Service etc.)

Assistance dogs (eg guide dogs, hearing dogs, dogs for the disabled) welcome
Stained Glass Wall Paintings Floodlight
Organ

 
     
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A Church Near You ID (venue number): 11878
Archdeaconry: Cathedral or Unknown (560)
Benefice: Canterbury Cathedral (06/923 X)
Parish Legal Name: NULL (560001 )
CofE Church Info: (606001 6/1)
Short URL: acny.uk/11878/
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This page was last updated on Tuesday 3rd January 2017
 
 
 
Canterbury Cathedral : The Precincts, Canterbury, Kent, CT1 2EH - Access is off Burgate. Nearest car parking is in Broad St, Canterbury

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