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St. Thomas' Catholic Church

59 Burgate, Canterbury CT1 2HJ, England
+44 1227 462896
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Beautiful Victoria church with St Thomas Beckett's remains and an ugly 60's add on

I used to come here to pray as I have the lucky distinction of being both Church of England and... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
ShabbyGabby3333
Nice Catholic Church

Hidden beauty, not commercialize, great architecture, no entrance fee. Nice peace and quite which... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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5 days ago
“Beautiful Victoria church with St Thomas Beckett's remains and an ugly 60's add on”
1 week ago
“Nice Catholic Church”
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59 Burgate, Canterbury CT1 2HJ, England
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+44 1227 462896

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Reviewed 5 days ago

I used to come here to pray as I have the lucky distinction of being both Church of England and also Catholic with both parents being of either religion so to me there isn't much difference between the two. This is a beautiful church peaceful...More

Thank ShabbyGabby3333
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Hidden beauty, not commercialize, great architecture, no entrance fee. Nice peace and quite which you can pray and communicate with above

Thank BillytheTraveler
Reviewed 1 week ago

Being catholic - made this an essential visit on Sundays. We found people to be very friendly although they do not allow for other parishioners quiet time as they talk before mass. St Thomas offers 4 masses on Sundays i.e 8 am, 9.30 family mass...More

Thank watch12015
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

In order to fit the congregation one side of the church has been expanded our such that the left side is as large as the main isle - somewhat odd! Otherwise the main points of interest are the supposed relics of Thomas Becket and the...More

Thank E8887TZmartinp
Reviewed 26 August 2017

After the 12 noon mass on the 25 Aug there was a wedding which we caught on camera as we passed, a number of male guests wearing kilts. all adding to the Caterbury buzz

Thank darnoc2511
Reviewed 7 August 2017

We attended mass on Saturday evening, and were pleasantly surprised at how many were in attendance. The church is simple architecture, at least compared to Canterbury Cathedral only three blocks away. The church apparently houses authentic relics from Thomas-a-Becket, however, you need to be there...More

1  Thank Denny S
Reviewed 9 July 2017

This Roman Catholic church designed in the High Gothic style and built in the Victorian era, contains relics of the famous St. Thomas a Becket, martyred in the 12th century in the nearby Canterbury Cathedral. There's also a very informative illustration of the Forty Martyrs...More

1  Thank Quill2005
Reviewed 8 May 2017

We celebrated mass at this beautiful church. Not far from the City Center and close to the Canterbury cathedral. Beautiful church to pray and contemplate

Thank Alba12356
Reviewed 10 February 2017 via mobile

Located a few hundred metres from the Cathedral this church was built in 1875 and houses an informative shrine to Thomas Becket. Well worth popping inside. On Burgate(road).

Thank rayrest
Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

I came here with my cousin and we both had a wonderful time exploring the church. It is very easy to get to by public transport or by walking where ever you are in Canterbury. We spent a good few hours here and found the...More

2  Thank emmie t
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Peter D
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Look at website sthomasofcanterbury websiteReconciliation: Wednesdays 10.30am to 11.30am Saturdays 10.30am to 11.30am and 4.30pm to 5.30pm. A good catholic goes for confession once a year. Sadly I'm not a good catholic... More
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