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February 21, 2018

Warm welcome to Church at Norwich Rite of Election

Around 50 people seeking to become members of the Catholic Church were personally greeted by Bishop Alan Hopes at the Rite of Election service at St […]
February 20, 2018

Fr Emmanuel was a humble scholar and writer

Fr Emmanuel Sullivan SA, who served in the Diocese of East Anglia for a number of years, has died aged 91. Friend Nicky Murphy from Redhill […]
February 19, 2018

Tribute paid to Fr Gordon Cordy whose faith did not fail

Fr Gordon Cordy, who had the unique distinction of being ordained in both of Norwich's cathedrals, died peacefully on January 21 at the age of88. Fr […]
February 18, 2018

Sick anointed at Lourdes Mass in Norwich

The Mass of Our Lady of Lourdes with the anointing of the sick was celebrated at St John's Cathedral in Norwich on February 17. In his […]
February 17, 2018

Lowestoft pupils remember the Holocaust with letters

Pupils at St Mary's School in Lowestoft have marked Holocaust Memorial Day with a prayer service and postcards written and sent to a Holocaust survivor. A […]
February 16, 2018

Jamaican mission for East Anglia volunteers

A group of nine volunteers from across the Diocese of East Anglia accompanied Fr Michael Johnstone on a sixth annual trip to Jamaica to work with […]
February 15, 2018

Colombian visitors praise East Anglian CAFOD support

  Cambridge parishioners have been visited by Colombian aid workers who spoke about projects which are transforming South American communities, helped by East Anglian fundraising. On […]
February 15, 2018

Charitable boost for East Anglia schools’ Mini Vinnies

Pupils at two Diocese of East Anglia schools have been busy with charity activities, a visit from the Ignite team and a maths competition win. The […]
February 14, 2018

40 Days for Life prayer vigil at Norwich abortion clinic

A 40DaysforLife vigil is taking place outside the BPAS abortion clinic in Norwich during Lent as part of a co-ordinated internationalcampaign and supporters are being urged […]
July 23, 2016

Walking in the footsteps of St John Paul the Great

The Diocese of East Anglia's 80-strong World Youth Day pilgrim group set out to follow in the footsteps of former Polish Pope, Saint John Paul II, […]
July 22, 2016

East Anglian group joins SVP pilgrimage to Walsingham

A group of Diocese of East Anglia pilgrims from St Mary's King's Lynn and St Cecilia's in Dersingham joined the annual St Vincent de Paul National […]
July 22, 2016

Welcome to the East Anglia World Youth Day adventures 2016

In a series of regular updates, young communication officers with the Diocese of East Anglia's 80-strong pilgrim group to World Youth Day will report back from […]
July 20, 2016

Peterborough Catholics gather to celebrate 120 years

St Peter and All Souls Peterborough has celebrated its 120th anniversary with a joint Mass of all its diverse congregations together at the Anglican Cathedral in […]
July 16, 2016

Bishop opens Norwich school’s revolutionary new classrooms

A revolutionary new classroom block has been opened at St Augustine's Catholic Primary School, Costessey, near Norwich, due to increasing pupil numbers, and has been blessed […]
July 14, 2016

Pope Francis receives refugee letters from Cambs pupils

Letters for refugee families, written by Cambridgeshire school children, have been handed to Pope Francis by the Bishop of East Anglia, Rt Rev Alan Hopes, at […]
July 14, 2016

East Anglia pilgrims get set for World Youth Day

A group of 80 from the Diocese of East Anglia will set off for World Youth Day in Krakow, Poland on July 20, joining Pope Francis […]
July 13, 2016

Lowestoft volunteer receives honour from Countess

Retired teacher and Minister of the Word at the Catholic Parish in Lowestoft, Mary Hunt, has been named National Childhood Champion Community Volunteer by the NSPCC […]
July 12, 2016

Catholic charity to open East Anglia safe house

Following a recent meeting of Catholic bishops and local police in Peterborough to address the issue of human slavery, the Medaille Trust has announced that it […]
July 11, 2016

Call to proclaim God’s mercy across East Anglia

Around 50 parish New Evangelisation reps from across the Diocese of East Anglia met for a day of reflection, linking God’s mercy with the call to […]
July 11, 2016

UEA’s Prof Charmley set to join Catholic university

Prof John Charmley, from the University of East Anglia in Norwich and well-known in the Diocese of East Anglia, has been appointed as Pro Vice-Chancellor for […]
July 5, 2016

East Anglian deacons celebrate 25 years of service

Nine Diocese of East Anglia deacons, who were all ordained together by Bishop Alan Clark in St John's Cathedral in Norwich on May 25, 1991, are […]
July 5, 2016

East Anglia medal recognition for Holy Land work

The humanitarian work of Cambridge-based charitable travel company Pilgrimage People has been recognised by the Latin Patriarchate of Jerusalem. Bishop William Shomali, Patriarchal Vicar for Jerusalem, […]
July 4, 2016

Four Holy Doors for East Anglian pilgrims to Rome

The Diocese of East Anglia pilgrimage to Rome from June 6 to 10 included no less than four Holy Doors, bringing real meaning and significance to […]
July 4, 2016

Up to 15,000 Tamils set to visit Walsingham shrine

Up to 15,000 Tamils from across the UK and further afield will travel to the Catholic National Shrine of Our Lady at Walsingham on Sunday (July […]
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