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Thursday, 15 September 2016

"This Will Be The Second Time That Mass Has Been Celebrated In This Mediaeval Church Since Pre-Reformation Times."

Saint Augustine's Church,
Snave, Ashford, Kent.
It is possible that a small private Chapel stood on this site before the present building was commenced in the Late-13th-Century. The East End is unusual in that The Lady Chapel
(more recently used as a school room) vies for importance with The Chancel.
Declared redundant in 1983, Saint Augustine's Church is now
entirely maintained by The Romney Marsh Historic Churches Trust.
Text: © 2014 Joan Campbell.
Photograph: © 2014 John Hendy.

Missa Cantata.
Saint Augustine's Church,
Snave, Ashford, Kent TN26 2QJ.

24 September 2016,
1200 hrs.

Fr. Marcus Holden,
Rector of The Shrine of Saint Augustine,
Ramsgate, Kent.

The Victoria Consort.
Dominic Bevan.

Further Details:
Mrs. Marygold Turner
01580 291372.

Travel Directions to Saint Augustine's Church,
Snave (near Ashford), Kent TN26 2QJ.

By Road.
Leave the M20 at Junction 10.
Follow the A2070 towards Hastings.
After, approx, 9.3 miles, take the Slip Road to the LEFT
(signposted "SNAVE").
At the Post-Box (on your LEFT),
TURN LEFT, and you have arrived at the Church.
(N.B. Google Maps mark the destination as "Manor Farm")

By Rail.
Frequent Trains from Saint Pancras International Railway Station, London, going to ASHFORD INTERNATIONAL. Then take a Taxi to SNAVE.

Permission for this Mass at Saint Augustine's Church,
Snave, Ashford, Kent, has been kindly given by

From The Latin Mass Society.

Missa Cantata in Saint Augustine's,
Snave (near Ashford), Kent TN26 2QJ.
Saturday, 24 September 2016.
1200 hrs.

Snave is one a group of Mediaeval Churches built to serve very small communities
on Romney Marsh, in Kent. Now redundant, they are in the care of The Romney Marsh Historic Churches Trust, who have kindly given permission for us to Celebrate Mass on
Saturday, 24 September 2016 (Feast of Our Lady of Ransom) at 12 noon.

Last year (2015) was the first time Mass had been Celebrated in the Church since Reformation times. We are delighted to be able to return this year. The Celebrant will be Fr Marcus Holden (Rector of The Shrine of Saint Augustine, Ramsgate) and music will be supplied by The Victoria Consort.

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