News and Events

FOCCUS organizes events throughout the year to build up a strong Friends community and to share with each other their love for their Mother Church. FOCCUS events are listed below.

To learn about events at Canterbury Cathedral, visit the Cathedral website. The Friends of Canterbury Cathedral UK organise regular events too. For details, visit the UK Friends pages.

Periodic newsletters help keep our members informed of the work of the charity.

November 2020 Appeal

Please find attached the November 2020 appeal letter.

March 2020 Newsletter

Please find attached the February 2019 issue of the FOCCUS newsletter.

Pilgrimage Pathways: 2nd & 3rd Journeys of Paul ~ Mediterranean Cruise

13 – 24 September 2020, price: $3848 Guest Speaker: The Rev. Dr. Chuck Robertson Enrich your faith and deepen your understanding of the Bible as walk in the footsteps of the Apostle Paul in Athens, Corinth, and Ephesus on this 12-day cruise. In addition to these Biblical sites, you will explore cultural, historical, and church […]

Pilgrimage Pathways: Music, Art, Literature & Gardens on the Welsh-English Borders

10 – 21 July 2020, price: $5300 For twelve days, you are invited to discover and embrace the concept of PILGRIMAGE through an enchanted land. Centered around a journey that builds toward a specific place, this itinerary explores a number of the places that have built the character of the Welsh people in their native […]

Pilgrimage Pathways: The Holy Land Pilgrimage ~ Exploring Discipleship in the Footsteps of Christ

1 – 12 March 2020, price: $4595 As disciples of Jesus Christ, we are on a lifelong pilgrimage of faith. The holy Scriptures, along with our prayer and worship, deepen our faith as we make our journey. They strengthen us to do God’s will, and help bring us closer to our goal of being at […]

May 2019 Appeal

Please find attached the May 2019 appeal letter.

February 2019 Newsletter

Please find attached the February 2019 issue of the FOCCUS newsletter.

Appeal November 2018

Dear Friends, I write as a longtime and enthusiastic board member of FOCCUS. I offer two perspectives on our mission together. First, the Very Reverend Dr. Robert A. Willis, Dean of Canterbury Cathedral, presented a series of eloquent reflections during a forum at Virginia Theological Seminary just a few weeks ago. Dean Willis spoke about […]

Pilgrimage Pathways: Chaucer’s Journey – London to Canterbury

An Offering for the Friends of Canterbury Cathedral in the United States led by The Reverend Canon Matthew Corkern Travel Dates: Friday 24 May – Monday 3 June 2019 This journey opens new avenues of exploration in the fields of art, architecture, music, literature and history – alongside our living faith. As we travel through […]

May 2018 Appeal

Please find attached the May 2018 appeal letter.