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August 28, 2019

Cambridge parish celebrates creation with garden tidy-up

Parishes across the Diocese of East Anglia have been holding Creation Celebrations over the summer. St Laurence’s in Cambridge, a CAFOD Live Simply parish, combined its […]
August 27, 2019

Listen to Bishop Alan’s homily at Lourdes pilgrimage

The Diocese of East Anglia pilgrimage to Lourdes is currently taking place and you can watch Bishop Alan giving the homily at the opening Mass on […]
August 21, 2019

First chance to read the September Catholic East Anglia

The September 2019 edition of the Catholic East Anglia newspaper is now available online and contains news and pictures from historic ordinations of priests and deacons […]
August 20, 2019

Catholic Social Teaching – the church’s best kept secret

It’s said that Catholic Social Teaching is the best kept secret of the Catholic Church. In the latest of her series of articles, Jacinta Goode begins […]
August 20, 2019

Felixstowe Stella Maris ship visitor reaches milestone

Felixstowe ship visitor and St Mark’s Ipswich parishioner, Julian Wong, reached a milestone in his ship-visiting ministry recently, with his 1,000th ship, the Suecia Seaways. Julian […]
August 19, 2019

Three junior Sisters renew their vows at Norfolk convent

Three junior Sisters from the Daughters of Divine Charity, based in Norfolk, renewed their vows for another year on August 14. Sr M Renata Pivarnikova, Sr […]
August 14, 2019

Bungay priest has narrow escape as cross falls in storm

Bungay parish priest, Father Charles Fitzgerald-Lombard, had a narrow escape at the weekend as violent winds blew a stone cross onto the roof of St Edmund’s […]
August 14, 2019

Norwich nun Sr Mary Richard is a real diamond

A well-known Norwich Catholic nun has celebrated an impressive 60 years of service with the Congregation of Jesus. Sr Mary Richard Prendergast, who has worked as […]
August 13, 2019

Can you  help CAFOD with its Family Fast Day in October?

Supporters across East Anglia are being asked to help CAFOD by taking part in its Family Fast Day on Friday October 4. The Family Fast Day […]
April 29, 2019

Chance to attend Celebrate East Anglia renewal weekend

The seventh annual Celebrate East Anglia weekend will be held on June 1 and 2 at St Benedict’s High School in Bury St Edmunds organised for […]
April 26, 2019

Moving youth celebration of Easter in Cambridge

Young people from St John Fisher Cambourne and Our Lady of Lourdes Sawston joined up with friends from OLEM Youth Group in Cambridge for an annual […]
April 25, 2019

Be the first to read the May edition of Catholic East Anglia

The May 2019 edition of the Catholic East Anglia newspaper is now available online and contains news and pictures from the Chrism Mass and important ministries […]
April 24, 2019

Easter is celebrated across the Diocese of East Anglia

Easter is celebrated across the Diocese of East Anglia with Polish Easter baskets, ecumenical services, palms and olive branches. Palm Sunday at Our Lady Star of […]
April 23, 2019

Ministries of service on the road to priesthood

Three Diocese of East Anglia seminarians have recently received important ministries on their pathway to ordination. Michael Smith reports. During Lent, two of our seminarians (Mark […]
April 19, 2019

Bishop washes feet of parishioners at St John’s Cathedral

Bishop Alan Hopes washed the feet of 12 members of the congregation at the Cathedral of St John the Baptist in Norwich last night (April 18), […]
April 18, 2019

Fun and faith combine at Ignite Lite weekend

The latest Ignite Lite weekend held in Walsingham at the end of March was filled with faith, fun and planning for future events that the Ignite […]
April 17, 2019

Cathedral in Norwich packed for annual Chrism Mass

Over 1,000 people attended the annual Chrism Mass at a packed Cathedral of St John the Baptist in Norwich last night (April 16), during which priestly […]
April 15, 2019

East Anglia Catholics pray after Notre Dame fire in Paris

Catholics across East Anglia are reacting to the devastating fire at Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris tonight and offering their prayers for those involved. The massive […]
April 15, 2019

Queen and Pope help Peterborough couple celebrate

A Peterborough couple have celebrated their 60th diamond wedding anniversary with a special Mass, a Papal Blessing and message from the Queen. Mary and Bill Collin […]
April 15, 2019

Mary is theme of Newman Lecture series in Norwich

Mary, one of Cardinal Newman’s great loves, is the theme of the popular 2019 Newman Lecture series in Norwich during May and June. The three lectures […]
April 12, 2019

Warm inter-faith ship welcome for chaplain in Ipswich

When Patricia Ezra, East Anglia Port Chaplain with Apostleship of the Sea (AoS) went on board a ship in Ipswich last week she was warmly welcomed […]
April 12, 2019

Bishop Alan reflects on the first Easter morning

Bishop Alan reflects on two marvellous encounters on the very first Easter morning. ‘He is not here; he has risen!’ These are the words of the […]
April 11, 2019

Centenarian duo join Cambridgeshire pilgrims

Two centenarian pilgrims joined other Cambridgeshire Catholics for a quarterly Mass of Anointing and celebration tea at Our Lady of Lourdes Church, Sawston, arranged by the […]
April 11, 2019

Beccles parish celebrates successful year of fund-raising

Parishioners of St Benet’s Beccles have gathered to celebrate a successful year of fundraising when they supported buying a Public Access Defibrillator and Guide Dogs for […]