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Oasis of Christian/Catholic past.

I love to attend mass here everytime I visit Canterbury, It is quaintly English and a very... read more

Reviewed 26 August 2018
838berni3
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Lifford, Ireland
Lovely! Felt like home.

St. Thomas was just what we needed to experience the universality of the Catholic Church. It was... read more

Reviewed 26 August 2018
jacquelinev904
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Reviewed 26 August 2018

I love to attend mass here everytime I visit Canterbury, It is quaintly English and a very Anglican style mass which only adds to its charm. Beautiful classical architecture fine choir and just a stones throw from the awesome historical Cathedral the, reigning established Church...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 26 August 2018 via mobile

St. Thomas was just what we needed to experience the universality of the Catholic Church. It was like a home away from home and we were blessed to experience the baptism of 2 little boys at the Mass we attended. Really felt welcomed by the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 14 August 2018

After visiting Canterbury Cathedral, we were so blessed to find St Thomas of Canterbury Catholic Church nearby. Not very large but it is quite beautiful with a very serene and spiritual atmosphere for prayer and reflection. Do not miss the beautiful shrine with two relics...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 6 August 2018

We had a bit of lunch earlier and were walking along Burgate as we going to a cricket match later on. We stopped of here for rest of the feet,and sit in a bit of shade lovely little garden area next to St. Thomas’s Catholic...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 27 December 2017

Not only are there many artefacts and artworks to see, this is fabulous place to visit to pray and think and recharge.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Gavin D
Reviewed 7 December 2017

Went by the church and popped in. Beautiful Fresco. Plus a couple of Bonuses including two relics , one being the murdered Archbishop Romero who like Thomas A Becket was murdered while saying Mass.

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed 27 November 2017

The church of St Thomas is a good place to visit and a quiet place to step into. There is a wonderful pieta at the back of the church, to the right when you come in from the main entrance.

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank joseph445
Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

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

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed 12 October 2017

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

Date of experience: September 2017
2  Thank watch12015
Reviewed 9 October 2017 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

Date of experience: October 2017
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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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