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March 13, 2019

John retires after 12 years in diocese chief finance role

After 12 years with the Diocese of East Anglia, Lt Col John Pitt has retired as Diocesan Financial Secretary. John has had a varied career as […]
March 12, 2019

Tributes paid after Fr David Hennessy dies peacefully

Fr David Hennessy, a former parish priest in Felixstowe and ex-headmaster of St Joseph’s College in Ipswich, has died peacefully after a long illness. Bishop Alan […]
March 12, 2019

Lenten appeal details and talk on Norwich charity

Latest news from across the Diocese of East Anglia includes a diocesan Lenten appeal and a talk about a Norwich charity working with the vulnerable. Lenten […]
March 11, 2019

Over 60 people welcomed at Church’s Rite of Election

Over 60 people seeking to become members of the Catholic Church were personally greeted by Bishop Alan Hopes at the Rite of Election service at St […]
March 11, 2019

Strong support for new Primary School in Swaffham

Following strong public support for a new Catholic primary school in Swaffham, the Diocese of East Anglia has decided to proceed with its recent proposal to […]
March 9, 2019

Bishop Alan addresses abuse revelations in the Church

In his pastoral letter for the first Sunday in Lent (March 10) Bishop Alan Hopes addresses the recent revelations about abuse in the Catholic Church. Dear […]
March 8, 2019

Lent Week 1 – Examen

In the first of the Ignite Team’s weekly Lent blog posts, we look at one way of taking Jesus’ call to repent seriously: the Examen. Today […]
March 7, 2019

East Anglia schools painting competition winners named

Children from two East Anglia Catholic schools have received certificates and prizes from the recent Knights of St Columba Nativity Painting Competition. Winners from St Mary’s […]
March 5, 2019

Cathedral choristers on song with pancake race fun

Young choristers from the Cathedral of St John the Baptist in Norwich had fun warming up for their singing practice with some pancake races to mark […]
July 31, 2018

East Anglia supporters join CAFOD’s refugee campaign

Parishes and schools across East Anglia have been joining CAFOD’s Share the Journey campaign this summer, inspired by Pope Francis’ call to show compassion and solidarity […]
July 27, 2018

Ipswich priest celebrates 60 years of ministry

Ipswich priest Canon Michael Hazell has celebrated 60 years of service to the Catholic Church reports John Cassidy. St Mary’s Parish Ipswich hosted Diamond Jubilee celebrations […]
July 26, 2018

Patronal festival, Walsingham talk and first Communion

Latest news from across the Diocese of East Anglia includes a patronal festival, a Walsingham talk and a first Holy Communion. St Benet’s in Beccles celebrated […]
July 25, 2018

Bible certificates, saint’s day celebration, silver award

Latest news from across the Diocese of East Anglia includes a Bible study certificate presentation, an annual saint’s day celebration and a silver salver award. Parishioners […]
July 24, 2018

Norfolk Catholic couple celebrate 70 years of marriage

A Norfolk Catholic couple, who met each other as teenagers in 1944, have celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary with a party at St Helen’s Church in […]
July 23, 2018

Church’s 60th anniversary celebration and dinner talk

Latest news from across the Diocese of East Anglia includes a church 60th anniversary celebration in Cambridge and an interesting after-dinner talk. Bishop Alan Hopes said […]
July 21, 2018

Ordination is a first for 25 years from St John’s Cathedral

Academic and former prison chaplain, Andrew Eburne, last night (Friday July 20) became the first parishioner from St John the Baptist Cathedral in Norwich to be […]
July 20, 2018

Mini Vinnies, African celebration, school’s charity walk

Latest news from schools across the Diocese of East Anglia include new Mini Vinnie groups, an African celebration and pupils joining CAFOD’s Share the Journey campaign. […]
July 19, 2018

Norfolk school stages literary extravaganza

For three days the pupils at the Sacred Heart School in Swaffham were released from their normal timetable to take part in a literary extravaganza, reports […]
July 17, 2018

St John’s received share of £40m cathedral repairs fund

A £40m scheme to conserve and repair England’s cathedrals, including £190,000 for St John’s Cathedral in Norwich, has significantly reduced immediate risks, according to a report […]
July 16, 2018

Thousands of visitors enjoy sunny Clare Priory Craft Fair

Thousands of visitors who enjoyed the sunshine at the Clare Priory Craft Fair 2018 held on the July 14 and 15 and were entertained with a […]
July 13, 2018

Adelaida’s life-changing double hip operation is a success

A young Tanzanian health care worker has had a successful operation in Norwich to restore the use of both of her legs thanks to the work […]
July 12, 2018

Vocation: Fr Benedict found a place that felt like home

Fr Benedict Bedingfeld (aged 41), grew up in Oxburgh Hall near King’s Lynn and is a priest in the Community of St John, serving in the […]
July 11, 2018

Norfolk sisters mark Congregation’s 150th anniversary

The Daughters of Divine Charity, who have a convent and school in Swaffham and a small care home in Hunstanton, have celebrated the 150th anniversary of the founding of their […]
July 10, 2018

Help solve 100-year mystery, strawberry tea, pilgrimage

Latest news from across the Diocese of East Anglia includes a charitable strawberry tea, a national pilgrimage to Walsingham and a request to help solve a […]
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