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July 27, 2021

August edition of Catholic East Anglia is out now

The August 2021 edition of the Catholic East Anglia newspaper is now available online and paper copies are available in parishes from Friday July 30. The […]
July 23, 2021

East Anglia clergy moves and summer appointments

The following clergy moves and appointments have been announced by Bishop Alan Hopes to take place over the summer. Fr Padraig Hawkins: Parish Priest, St Joseph, […]
July 22, 2021

Job vacancies at Walsingham National Shrine

The Catholic National Shrine of Our Lady at Walsingham is seeking to recruit the following staff who are committed to customer service. DOMESTIC/GENERAL ASSISTANT Key responsibilities:  […]
July 21, 2021

Diocese marks tenth anniversary of death of Bishop Michael Evans

Bishop Alan Hopes led the Diocese in Masses and prayers offered for his predecessor, Bishop Michael Evans, over the weekend of July 10/11 in St John’s […]
July 16, 2021

Bishops’ issue Step 4 Guidance and Sunday statement

The Catholic Bishops of England have issued new Step 4 Guidance for Communal Worship during the Covid-19 Pandemic and a statement on attendance at Mass on […]
July 9, 2021

Michael ordained as Catholic priest in Norwich

After spending most of the last four years studying at the Pontifical Beda College in Rome, Deacon Michael Smith was ordained a priest in the Diocese […]
July 9, 2021

Secret Catholic chapel and a webinar invite

News in brief of interest to the Diocese of East Anglia includes the discovery of a secret Catholic chapel in Norfolk and a webinar invite. A […]
June 24, 2021

Jubilarian priests mark countless years of service

A Celebration of Priesthood Mass took place at Our Lady of the Annunciation in Poringland and at the Bishop’s White House on June 23. Around 60 […]
June 23, 2021

Newman Conversations are a first for the Diocese

Earlier in June, Professor John Morrill and Professor John Charmley took place in the first of a new series of Newman Conversations, which accompany the well-established […]
June 22, 2021

Concert marks St John’s Cathedral anniversary

A 13-piece orchestra joined the Cathedral Schola singers in a concert made possible by the government’s Cultural Recovery Fund for Heritage, and which celebrated the anniversary […]
June 10, 2021

Our future must be sustainable bishops tell G7

Ahead of the G7 group of nations summit taking place in Carbis Bay, Cornwall from 11-13 June, bishops representing the Catholic communities of England, Wales and […]
June 6, 2021

Appeal for Catholic mentors to support ex-offenders

A Norwich prison chaplain has appealed for Catholic mentors to come forward to work with Christian charity Community Chaplaincy Norfolk (CCN) to support ex-offenders coming out of […]
June 4, 2021

Catholic former UEA professor is set to retire

Former University of East Anglia Catholic historian, Professor John Charmley, has announced his retirement as  Provost of St Mary’s University, Twickenham, at the end of the […]
June 3, 2021

June edition of Catholic East Anglia is out now

The June 2021 edition of the Catholic East Anglia newspaper is now available online and paper copies are available in parishes from Friday June 4. The […]
June 2, 2021

Norwich St John’s Cathedral fraudster must pay back £1

A former treasurer of St John the Baptist Cathedral in Norwich, who is in jail for defrauding the cathedral of £235,000, has been ordered to pay […]