January 4, 2017

French touch to Lowestoft school’s Advent celebrations

St Mary’s Primary in Lowestoft celebrated Advent with a variety of special events including a nativity play performed entirely in French. All the children in Reception […]
January 3, 2017

A world of care, compassion and love in Cambodia

After ten years of visits, Bob Maidment from North Walsham Parish says that entering the space of the Battambang Diocese in Cambodia is to find a […]
December 30, 2016

March church and school send aid to feed Aleppo people

Parishioners and schoolchildren in March have rallied round to support the Franciscan Sisters working in Aleppo by sending out over £2,000 this Christmas. The money was […]
December 29, 2016

Start the New Year looking at Christ

Fr Sean Connolly offers a reflection on the practice of making New Year's Resolutions. A new year will soon be upon us and with it the […]
December 28, 2016

Ipswich women’s group celebrates 80th anniversary

The Ipswich section of the East Anglia Branch of the Catholic Women's League has staged a celebration of its 80th anniversary of its founding in 1936, […]
December 28, 2016

School students walk, bake and attend Big Church Gig

Students from schools across the Diocese of East Anglia have been busy doing sponsored walks, charity bake-offs and attending the Big Church Live Gig. On November […]
December 24, 2016

Chatteris churches join forces to launch prayer initiative

The Catholic and Anglican churches in Chatteris have teamed up in a new initiative to pray for every single street in the town. March Catholic parish […]
December 23, 2016

Christmas is not an idea but an actual event

Bishop Alan Hopes reflects on the Christian approach to Christmas. Christmas, like every other great feast in the Church's calendar, is not based on a philosophy […]
December 22, 2016

The unbridled joy of the Christmas mystery

Fr Henry Whisenant reflects on the joy of the Christmas mystery. Sing, sing all earth! Sing, sing all earth the eternal praises sing, to our Redeemer, […]
December 21, 2016

Sisters offers discernment weekend for women in York

Sisters of the Congregation of Jesus, which has strong links with East Anglia, will be leading a weekend of discernment for women who feel they may […]
December 21, 2016

Norwich research reveals stories of war heroes

A teenage member of St John's Cathedral in Norwich has spent the past year painstakingly researching the stories of the 53 soldiers killedduringWW1 who are listed […]
December 19, 2016

Felixstowe church's new sanctuary blessed by bishop

A packed congregation witnessed the blessing of a new-look Sanctuary at St Felix ChurchinFelixstowe yesterday, following a £25,000 project. Bishop Alan Hopes celebrated Mass and blessed […]
December 19, 2016

Posada statue journeys to care home in Wisbech

The Posada statue of Mary, Joseph and the baby Jesus made its way into a care home in Wisbech during December, reports Sean Finlay. Amanda and […]
December 16, 2016

Over 60 crib sets on display at parish church in Bungay

Over 60 cribs went on display St Edmund’s Church, Bungay, to coincide with the annual Christmas Street Fair, reports Andy Parris. The idea was initiated by […]
December 15, 2016

Catholic schools for East Anglia plan hits the headlines

Media across East Anglia and in the national Catholic press have been covering news of the Diocese of East Anglia's planned bid to create up to […]