June 2, 2017

Theology of the Body teaching day in Newmarket

The Diocese of East Anglia welcomed the Bishop of Paisley to Newmarket on Monday May 22 to give a day of formation to clergy and representatives […]
June 1, 2017

News of royal honour, retreat day and aid project

News in brief from around the Diocese of East Anglia includes a royal honour, a retreat day and a talk about a project in Malawi. St […]
May 31, 2017

Fun and faith on children’s pilgrimage to Walsingham

Around 350 children and adults took part in an enthusiastic Diocese of East Anglia children's pilgrimage to Walsingham on May 30. Arriving from across the diocese, […]
May 29, 2017

Papal preacher brings message of hope to Walsingham

Preacher to the Papal Household, Fr Raniero Cantalamessa, brought a message of hope to the Anglican National Pilgrimage in the grounds of Walsingham Abbey today (May […]
May 29, 2017

Joyful trio professed as Franciscans in Norwich

Three candidates were solemnly professed as full members of the OFS (Ordo Franciscus Secularis), or the Secular Franciscan Order, of the Norwich "Pax et Bonum' fraternity […]
May 28, 2017

Website is a guide to the Art of Dying Well

As a Catholic approaches death, there are a series of comforting rites and rituals that can help a person spiritually prepare for the final journey. These […]
May 27, 2017

Pope and Cardinal highlight good communication

Both Pope Francis and Cardinal Vincent Nichols have highlighted the importance of good communications for the Catholic Church in messages for World Communications Day (May 28). […]
May 21, 2017

Two Cambridge professors receive papal knighthoods

Two Cambridge University professors have been honoured with Papal Knighthoods by Pope Francis for their outstanding work for the Holy See and the Catholic Church. The […]
May 21, 2017

Norwich mother celebrates her namesake’s sainthood

A Norwich mother-of-two, who was named after a Portuguese shepherd girl, wascelebrating this week after Pope Francis canonised St Jacinta of Fatima. Jacinta Goode, a Eucharistic […]
May 20, 2017

King’s Lynn ‘largest’ church packed for First Communion

The largest chapel of ease in England ' in King's Lynn ' was packed with young Catholic First Communion candidates and their families on May 7 […]
May 20, 2017

Bluebell walk, history society and miraculous fresco

Latest news from the Diocese of East Anglia includes a bluebell walk, History Society AGM and a tale of a miraculous fresco. Parishioners from St Benedict’s […]
May 19, 2017

Diss parish receives LiveSimply Award inspired by pope

Diss Parish has been given the coveted LiveSimply Award, which is inspired by Pope Francis and championed by CAFOD. Father David Bagstaff and CAFOD's parish volunteer, […]
May 18, 2017

Bishops encourage Catholics to use their election vote

The Bishops of England and Wales have issued a letter to Catholics on the forthcoming general election, which will be distributed in parishes across all dioceses […]
May 18, 2017

St Edmund’s is first in East Anglia to receive language gold

St Edmund's Catholic Primary school, in Bury St Edmunds, has become the first school in East Anglia to secure the prestigious Gold Linguamarque accreditation, thanks to […]
May 17, 2017

Outstanding Catholic primary celebrates its successes

Headteacher Joseph McCrossan has been at St Alban's Catholic Primary School in Cambridge for nine years and in that time, with the support of the school […]
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