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June 10, 2019

Cathedral event helps people get creative with clay

The Narthex at St John’s Cathedral in Norwich has hosted an event designed to give people the opportunity to be creative with clay. Hey Clay on […]
June 7, 2019

Appeal to buy back historic Cathedral gates at auction

A pair of Victorian gates formerly from St John’s Cathedral in Norwich are set to be auctioned for up to £25,000 on June 12 and an […]
June 7, 2019

New Norwich Lord Mayor and Sheriff take on civic roles

The new Lord Mayor and Sheriff of Norwich, both people of faith, have taken on their new civic roles after being ceremonially appointed. Norwich city councillor […]
June 5, 2019

Mosquito Club students see historic military aircraft

A group of students from the Mosquito Club at St Benedict’s Catholic School, Bury St Edmunds, visited the Imperial War Museum at Duxford recently. The lunchtime […]
June 4, 2019

New FAM co-ordinator to work with teachers and couples

The Marriage and Family Life Commission has appointed a new Fertility Awareness Methods (FAM) co-ordinator to work with Natural Family Planning (NFP) teachers and couples across […]
June 3, 2019

Franciscan day, papal blessings, anniversary, conference

Latest news from across the Diocese of East Anglia includes a Franciscan Day of Recollection, Papal Blessings, an 80th anniversary and a national conference. The Norwich […]
June 3, 2019

Lowestoft pupils receive prizes in painting competitions

Pupils at St Mary’s Catholic Primary School in Lowestoft have received prizes after submitting winning entries for two painting competitions run by the Knights of St […]
June 3, 2019

Hundreds gather at East Anglia charismatic weekend

Over 200 people enjoyed the Celebrate East Anglia Catholic Charismatic Family Weekend in Bury St Edmunds over the last two days under the theme “Be strong […]
June 2, 2019

The vocation story of Fr Gregory Pearson

Norfolk-born Fr Gregory Pearson OP is an assistant priest at St Dominic’s, London. Here is his vocation story. Born and raised in rural Norfolk, it was […]
December 31, 2018

Funding boost for Southwold church heritage project

Sacred Heart Church in Southwold has received a great Christmas present with confirmation of a National Lottery grant of £210,000 and a grant of £10,000 from […]
December 29, 2018

Bishop Alan’s pastoral letter about the Holy Family

A pastoral letter from Bishop Alan Hopes for the Feast of the Holy Family, to be read at Masses during the weekend of December 29/30, record […]
December 27, 2018

Tributes paid to inspirational nun Sister Wendy Beckett

Tributes have been paid to Norfolk Catholic nun Sister Wendy Beckett who earned an international reputation as an unlikely art critic and television star. Sr Wendy, […]
December 24, 2018

Full house at Cathedral in Norwich for Christmas Vigil

The Vigil Mass of Christmas saw the biggest congregation of the year in attendance earlier today (Christmas Eve) at a packed St John the Baptist Cathedral […]
December 24, 2018

Diamond jubilee celebration for Sawston church

The Community of Our Lady of Lourdes celebrated the 60th anniversary of the blessing of the first church in Sawston with a packed congregation at a […]
December 21, 2018

East Anglia’s Simon is ordained as a deacon

Diocese of East Anglia seminarian Simon Davies was ordained to the diaconate at St John’s Seminary in Surrey by Bishop Alan Hopes on December 15. Here […]
December 20, 2018

Tributes paid to Caritas East Anglia stalwart Val Clark

Tributes have been paid to Caritas East Anglia stalwart Val Clark, from Roydon, who has died after a short illness. David Livesey, who worked alongside Val […]
December 19, 2018

St George’s Scouts have a busy time in Norwich

The 17th Norwich St George’s Scout Group have had a busy few weeks according to its chair Gillian Hanley. “Beavers, Cubs, Scouts and Explorers were on […]
December 16, 2018

Work of unsung Ipswich heroes recognised with medals

Ten parishioners have been honoured with diocesan medals in recognition of their work for St Pancras in Ipswich, reports Stephen Donaghy. Fr Francis Leeder said: “As […]
December 15, 2018

Rediscovered statue in restored Huntingdon chapel

A hand-carved statue of Our Lady which had been hidden in a cupboard for around 20 years has been blessed and placed in a newly-restored chapel […]
December 14, 2018

Holy Land pilgrimage, charity boost, concert success

Latest news from across the Diocese of East Anglia includes a Holy Land pilgrimage, charity fund-raising success and an interfaith concert. Thirty one parishioners from St […]
December 13, 2018

First chance to read the January East Anglia newspaper

The January 2019 edition of the Catholic East Anglia newspaper is now available online and contains news of an historic visit of reconciliation by the Archbishop […]
December 12, 2018

Glow Day youth retreat at St John’s Cathedral in Norwich

The Ignite Team and members of the Ignite Lite Team ran a day-long Glow Day retreat at St John the Baptist Cathedral in Norwich on November […]
December 11, 2018

Norwich duo see Network for a Better World in action

Two St John’s Cathedral parishioners have spent a fortnight visiting Malawi with development charity Network for a Better World (N4BW). Mary Clarke reports. At the end […]
December 10, 2018

Cambridge theology institute celebrates silver jubilee

Margaret Beaufort Institute of Theology in Cambridge has been celebrating its Silver Jubilee this year and remains faithful to its founding aims of theological education of […]
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