The Translation of St Thomas 2022

St Thomas of Canterbury shrine site.

The Translation of St Thomas of Canterbury falls on Thursday 7 July and will see the usual pattern of services familiar before Covid.

The Translation marks the moving of Thomas Becket’s body from the crypt to the shrine upstairs on 7 July 1220.

Eve of The Translation Wednesday 6 July

5.30pm First Evensong of the Translation at Canterbury Cathedral.

7.30pm Annual Commemoration of St Thomas More at St Dunstan’s Church (on PW) in Canterbury. Speaker: Past Law Society President Linda Lee.

Translation of St Thomas Thursday 7 July

8am Eucharist at Altar of Swordpoint at Canterbury Cathedral.

12 noon Mass at St Thomas of Canterbury RC Church in Burgate. Streamed live via website.

5.30pm Solemn Evensong and Procession at Canterbury Cathedral. Streamed live via cathedral website.

8pm Roman Catholic Sung Mass in Canterbury Cathedral Quire.

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