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February 27, 2020

Bishop Alan leads blessing and distribution of ashes

On Ash Wednesday priests across the Diocese of East Anglia placed ashes on the foreheads of parishioners to mark the beginning of the season of Lent. […]
February 26, 2020

Caritas Festival set for first date in Norwich

Following the very successful launch of Caritas East Anglia in November, we are now looking forward to the Festival, which will visit three venues in various […]
February 25, 2020

Valentines’ dinner, Bible drama, party for volunteers

Latest news from across the Diocese of East Anglia includes a romantic Valentines’ dinner, a Candlemas party for volunteers and an Open the Book project. With […]
February 24, 2020

The Bible is a highly dangerous book

“The Bible is a highly dangerous book,” says Pope Francis. Fr Bruno Clifton, diocesan coordinator of the Year of the God who Speaks, explains why this […]
February 22, 2020

Death of Norfolk priest Fr William Wells is announced

The death has been announced of retired Diocese of East Anglia priest Fr William Wells, who was based in Blakeney, North Norfolk. Announcing the news, Bishop […]
February 21, 2020

Lenten Station Masses to be held across East Anglia

Lenten Station Masses will be held in the seven Deaneries across the Diocese of East Anglia celebrated by Bishop Alan from the beginning of March. Each […]
February 20, 2020

Be the first to read March edition of Catholic East Anglia

The March 2020 edition of the Catholic East Anglia newspaper is now available online and contains news about the rededication of England as the Dowry of […]
February 18, 2020

Special Mass for victims and survivors of abuse to be held

A special Mass for victims and survivors of abuse, their families, supporters and all those affected by abuse is set to be held by the Diocese […]
February 18, 2020

Amazing knitting club, Lent book and Catholic history

Latest news from across the Diocese of East Anglia includes an amazingly productive knitting club, a book for Lent and a Catholic history newsletter. The Knitting […]
February 24, 2020

The Bible is a highly dangerous book

“The Bible is a highly dangerous book,” says Pope Francis. Fr Bruno Clifton, diocesan coordinator of the Year of the God who Speaks, explains why this […]
February 17, 2020

Learning how to share the Word of God

A joint New Evangelisation and Ignite Youth team from the Diocese of East Anglia visited the Genesis Mission House in Plymouth in January to learn more […]
February 10, 2020

Leaflets helping to put Norfolk parish on the map

Parishioners at of Our Lady of the Annunciation in Poringland are putting the parish on the map by delivering a welcome leaflet to thousands of homes […]
January 3, 2020

New Evangelisation takes shape at Rome meeting

Fr Karol Porczak reports from the International Meeting organized by the Holy See Council for the New Evangelisation, which took place in Rome from November 28-30. […]
December 12, 2019

What happens when we hear God speaking in Scripture

Continuing our series about the year of The God Who Speaks, Rebecca Bretherton writes about when God started speaking directly to her through Scripture. “The older […]
November 11, 2019

An East Anglian recipe for confident Catholics

A Southwold grandmother has described her new confidence in speaking about her faith, after successfully completing an online diocesan course in Catechetics. Laurette Burton, from the […]
October 18, 2019

The God who Speaks initiative is launched

The ‘God who Speaks’ initiative, which is a partnership between the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of England and Wales and the Bible Society, began on September 30 […]
September 19, 2019

Jean tells of her love of scripture and the God who speaks

The Bishops’ Conference of England and Wales has designated 2020 as a Year in celebration of “The God who Speaks”, inviting the Church to listen afresh to […]
August 29, 2019

Carnival parade is an opportunity to open church doors

Carnival Day in Downham Market was an opportunity for St Dominic’s evangelisation team to spring into action, writes Joe Walton. During Carnival Day in Downham Market […]
July 16, 2019

Evangelisation and discipleship initiative in Peterborough

An evangelisation and discipleship initiative has been started by a group at St Peter & All Souls in Peterborough to try to re-ignite the faith of […]
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 […]
May 31, 2019

Can you help welcome the stranger to your church?

Can you help welcome the stranger to your church, asks Rebecca Bretherton. In an East Anglian tourist information office I asked “Where is the local Catholic […]
April 2, 2019

Making the stranger welcome at your church

Are you prepared to welcome the stranger asks Rebecca Bretherton, who gives some ideas on how to go about doing it. Last summer a young student […]
November 29, 2018

Priest induction, Advent retreat and Epiphany crib festival

Latest news from across the Diocese of East Anglia includes a new priest induction, an Advent retreat weekend and an Epiphany crib festival. Fr Michael Ryan […]
November 17, 2018

Norwich seminar teaches how to share hope in a crisis

40 Christians from across East Anglia attended the first Sharing Hope in Crisis event hosted by the Diocese of East Anglia. Rebecca Bretherton reports. Leading the […]
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