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January 22, 2022

Synod is turning the church pyramid upside down

The Synodal Pathway process turns the church pyramid upside down, says Jane Crone, a member of the parish synod team at Clare Priory Parish in Suffolk. […]
January 21, 2022

Head of new Peterborough primary school is named

Following a national recruitment process the Governing Body of the new St John Henry Newman Catholic Primary School in Peterborough have announced the appointment of Mark […]
January 19, 2022

Women who changed the church online series

The Margaret Beaufort Institute of Theology in Cambridge is hosting a fascinating eight-week online lecture series entitled “Women Who Changed the Church” starting on January 20. […]
January 18, 2022

New director of schools is needed as Julie retires

The Diocese of East Anglia is looking to appoint a new Director of Schools’ Service to replace existing Director Julie O’Connor who is retiring after 19 […]
January 17, 2022

Synod Zoom meetings to reach those on the margins

Caritas East Anglia will be holding two online events in early February, to support the Diocese of East Anglia Synodal Team and parishes, in reaching those […]
January 9, 2022

Peace Sunday, refugee phone plea, carers’ survey

Latest news of interest to the Diocese of East Anglia includes Peace Sunday, help for refugees and a carers’ survey. Pope Francis’ World Peace Day is […]
January 8, 2022

Christian unity service set for St John’s Cathedral

Christian churches and groups across greater Norwich are invited to an ecumenical service on January 20 at St John’s Cathedral to pray for Christian unity. The […]
January 7, 2022

Diocese environmental group is launched

The Diocese of East Anglia’s response to the environmental crisis stepped up a gear recently with the establishment of a small group tasked with addressing this […]
January 6, 2022

Key Diocese of East Anglia diary dates for 2022

Here is a current list of key diary dates for the Diocese of East Anglia for 2022. Due to the on-going Covid pandemic, all future dates […]
January 5, 2022

Get ready to enjoy flight 2022, says Fr Alvan

Fasten your seat belt of faith, relax and enjoy your flight 2022 says Fr Alvan Ibeh, in a new year message. On January 1, 2021, we […]
January 4, 2022

Allow Jesus to bring us his light says Bishop Alan

In his pastoral letter for the start of January, Bishop Alan Hopes writes, let us truly allow Jesus Christ to bring his light into our dark […]
January 4, 2022

Plan to install electric car charging points at churches

The newly-formed Diocese of East Anglia Environment Group is taking part in a national project to identify sites and install electric vehicle charging points at locations […]
December 26, 2021

COP26 and No 10 visits in amazing CAFOD experience

International Development student and CAFOD East Anglia volunteer Joe Savage shares his experiences of working with the Catholic charity over the past six months. Over the […]
December 24, 2021

An Advent reflection from Bishop Alan Hopes

In his Advent Reflection, Bishop Alan Hopes says: “God is not distant, he is very close to us. In fact, in Jesus, God is one of […]
December 24, 2021

First in-person Science and Faith event in Cambridge

The first in a series of live Science and Faith events from Radio Maria England takes place on Saturday January 8 at Our Lady of the […]