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September 22, 2020

600-year-old Psalm manuscript found at Oxburgh Hall

An archaeologist working alone through lockdown in the attic rooms of Oxburgh Hall in Norfolk has uncovered one of the largest underfloor archaeology hauls of its […]
September 18, 2020

Bishop welcomes return of East Anglia paper

In a message welcoming the return of the Catholic East Anglia newspaper to parishes, Bishop Alan Hopes issues a call to return to Mass in person. […]
September 17, 2020

The Catholic East Anglia newspaper is back

The September/October 2020 edition of the Catholic East Anglia newspaper is now available online after a break of five months and contains news about what churches […]
September 10, 2020

Seminarians gather before academic year starts

Bishop Alan Hopes hosted Diocese of East Anglia seminarians at Our Lady of The Assumption and The English Martyrs, Cambridge, on August 31. Present for the […]
September 7, 2020

Diocese reduces expenditure as income falls

Faced with falling offertory income during the Covid-19 lockdown, the Diocese of East Anglia has looked to reduce its expenditure where appropriate, but rather than closing […]
September 3, 2020

New guide to live-streamed Masses across East Anglia

A majority of churches in the Diocese of East Anglia are now live streaming their Masses online and there is a new way of finding out […]
August 24, 2020

Fr Henry appointed chaplain for Latin Mass

At the invitation of Bishop Alan Hopes, Fr Henry Whisenant has taken up the role as chaplain for the celebration of the Mass and sacraments in […]
August 19, 2020

East Anglia pilgrimage to Lourdes goes online

The annual Diocese of East Anglia pilgrimage to Lourdes with the Catholic Association is set to take place again this coming week – but it will […]
August 19, 2020

Tributes paid to Norfolk deacon Ron O’Toole

North Norfolk Permanent Deacon Ron O’Toole, who had a great love of the Catholic faith,  died on August 11 at the age of 90. Fr James […]
August 18, 2020

Warm postcard welcome back to Mass in March

Postcard invitations for all the parishioners of Our Lady and Good Counsel and St Peter in March and Chatteris have been sent out to help encourage […]
August 17, 2020

Family trio baptised into Catholic Church in Huntington

More than three months after the Easter Vigil three catechumens from St Michael’s, Huntingdon, were finally baptised and welcomed into the Catholic Church, reports Fr Philip […]
August 14, 2020

Cycling Peterborough pilgrims raise cash for Macmillan

Parish priest Fr Seelan and a small group of parishioners from Sacred Heart and St Oswald in Peterborough are cycling the 75 miles from the church […]
August 7, 2020

Diocese of East Anglia weekly latest news podcast

The Diocese of East Anglia communications team is recording a weekly podcast of news from across the Diocese. Listen to the latest episodes here.
August 7, 2020

Review set for Walsingham Shrine development plans

Plans for a major re-development of the Catholic National Shrine at Walsingham in North Norfolk are to be reviewed after concerns were raised about its effect […]
July 25, 2020

Diocese wants part-time cleaner near Norwich

The Diocese of East Anglia is currently advertising for a part-time cleaner for its offices at Poringland near Norwich. Part Time Cleaner 8.5 hours per week, […]
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