About Us

The Story of ACSA (TAC)

We began our journey in 1993, as we were unable to agree with the liberal agendas being pressed forward in every Diocese of the Church of the Province of South Africa (Anglican). We decided then to 'continue' in the faith of our fathers, using the Book of Common Prayer and pressing forward in the teaching of the Catholic Faith as it had been passed to us.

We had to leave our big churches and begin meeting in houses and garages. Our clergy had to find employment to sustain their ministries. It was not easy to live this Angicanlife, but gradually, as our fortitude became known, and our integrity tested, we became more established and respected in our communities. We were, in a real way, like the early church - beginning from nothing! How blessed to begin a work in simplicity and see it come to fruition... 

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Facts about the TAC

  1. The TAC is Anglican.
  2. The TAC exists in Africa, Australia, the Torres Strait, Canada, Central and South America, England, Ireland, India, Pakistan, Japan and the United States.
  3. The TAC is governed by the international College of Bishops. Each Bishop promises at his consecration to observe the Concordat, the document that regulates the conduct of the Bishops and the life of the TAC.
  4. The Founding document of the Traditional Anglican Movement is the Affirmation of St. Louis. This inspiring document commits us to keeping the Faith that we have received.

Languages of the TAC

The TAC worships and conducts its meetings in many languages - Hindi, many of the languages of Africa including Shona, Pedi, Tshwana, Sotho, isiZulu, Xhosa, Portuguese, French, Swahili, Afrikaans, Spanish, the languages of the Torres Strait in Australia, and English.