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March 2, 2021

Events and more to mark the Year of St Joseph

As we are emerging from a pandemic that has brought incalculable damage to families around the world, the year to come has been designated as a […]
March 2, 2021

Archive diocesan newspapers from 2010 and 2011

Archive copies of the Diocese of East Anglia official newspaper have been recovered from old discs and are now available online as PDFs. Here are the […]
March 1, 2021

Series of weekly reflections for Lent

Bishop Alan has asked a Diocese of East Anglia team of priests, laypeople and religious to give a series of weekly Lent podcasts to be published […]
February 25, 2021

Marking the Year of St Joseph across East Anglia

Pope Francis has proclaimed a Year of the Family, starting in March, and it will be marked across the Diocese of East Anglia with Masses, retreats, […]
February 25, 2021

Archive diocesan newspapers from 2008 and 2009

Archive copies of the Diocese of East Anglia official newspaper have been recovered from old discs and are now available online as PDFs. Here are the […]
February 24, 2021

Prayers said for new bishop election process

Masses and prayers are being offered by the Catholic community of the Diocese of East Anglia for those who, under the guidance of the Holy Spirit, […]
February 22, 2021

Bishop reflects on Jesus’ preparation for His mission

In his pastoral letter for the First Sunday of Lent (February 20-21), Bishop Alan Hopes reflects on Jesus’ time of fasting and prayer in the desert […]
February 18, 2021

Lent dates across Diocese of East Anglia confirmed

Details of key Diocese of East Anglia services and Masses during Lent have now been confirmed, all following the current social distancing requirements. The Mass to […]
February 17, 2021

Archive diocesan newspapers from 2006 and 2007

Archive copies of the Diocese of East Anglia official newspaper have been recovered from old CDs and are now available online as PDFs. The first ones […]
February 16, 2021

East Anglia dates for the Year of St Joseph

Diocese of East Anglia dates for the Year of St Joseph, from March 2021 include Masses, retreats and social events. Mass for St Joseph Day                                 Friday […]
February 15, 2021

Resources for the Year of St Joseph

Resources for the Year of St Joseph, from March 2021, include prayers, online courses, social networks and events. Through the Year of St Joseph we are […]
February 9, 2021

Diss parishioners celebrate virtual saint’s feast day

Parishioners in Diss gathered on February 1 for a virtual celebration of the feast day of St Henry Morse, known as ‘The Priest of the Plague’. […]
February 8, 2021

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 […]
February 5, 2021

Mary’s heart is broken by coup in Myanmar

Ely Catholic parishioner Mary Durkacz says her “heart is broken” at news of the recent military coup in Myanmar where the educational charity which she founded […]
February 3, 2021

Schools across East Anglia celebrate Candlemas

Pupils and school staff right across the Diocese of East Anglia joined together in celebrating Candlemas on February 2, spreading candle light and using prayers in […]