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September 18, 2019

Nun is honoured, help for the needy, prayers for life

Latest news from across the Diocese of East Anglia includes a celebration for a long-serving nun, a fund to help those in need and a chance […]
September 17, 2019

Appeal for help to solve 19th century paintings mystery

Diocese of East Anglia archivists are appealing for help to solve a nineteenth century artistic mystery concerning Italian paintings, the Duke of Norfolk and St John […]
September 16, 2019

Youngsters enjoy fun-filled diocesan summer camp

Over 50 young people and helpers enjoyed a fun-filled diocesan summer camp over the August bank holiday weekend. Among them was 11-year-old Tabitha Blackman Northwood. My […]
September 15, 2019

New role for spiritual director Margaret Mary

Spiritual director and school teacher Dr Margaret Mary McFadyen has been appointed as the diocesan representative to the Bishops Conference Spirituality Committee. Here she talks of […]
September 11, 2019

Catholic Voices workshop shows how to defend your faith

How to defend your faith and share the story of the church without raising your voice was the subject of a well-attended workshop run in Wymondham […]
September 9, 2019

Joyful international Walsingham pilgrimage attracts 3,500

Around 3,500 pilgrims, representing the world-wide Catholic Church, gathered at the National Shrine of Our Lady at Walsingham on Sunday (September 9) for the colourful and […]
September 9, 2019

Century-old time capsule discovered in Southwold church

An almost 100-year-old time capsule, discovered under the pulpit of The Sacred Heart Church in Southwold during renovations, has been opened to reveal some fascinating items. […]
September 9, 2019

Teddy bears’ picnic, cycling hub, Norwich pilgrimage

Latest news from across the Diocese of East Anglia include a teddy bears’ picnic, a Norwich pilgrimage and an octogenarian cyclist. Fr John Barnes hosted a […]
September 9, 2019

Peterborough Catholic primary consultation is launched

Today (September 9) the Diocese of East Anglia has launched a six-week consultation on its proposal to build a new Catholic primary school at the Hampton […]
September 6, 2019

Record number of East Anglia Lourdes pilgrims

Pilgrimage Director Deacon John Morrill reflects on a successful time of prayer and healing in Lourdes for a record number of pilgrims from East Anglia This […]
September 4, 2019

Tributes paid to Clare priest of 20 years, Fr Ben O’Rourke

Fr Ben O’Rourke OSA, who was parish priest of the Clare Priory church of Mother of Good Counsel for 16 years, has died at the age […]
September 3, 2019

Diss parish bids farewell to Fr David after five years

Five years, almost to the day, since he arrived at Most Holy Trinity Parish, Diss, parishioners gathered at the beginning of September to bid farewell to […]
September 2, 2019

Three Peaks bid, Walsingham poet, Catenian award

Latest news from across the Diocese of East Anglia include news from St Alban’s School, a Catholic poet in Walsingham and a Catenian award. St Alban’s […]
September 2, 2019

Autumn is a time rich with opportunities

Autumn is rich with opportunity and is the time of new beginnings says Deacon Peter Coates from Woodbridge in his monthly reflection. I was sitting musing […]
September 1, 2019

Ipswich priest Fr Francis retires after 56 years in ministry

An 80-year-old Ipswich priest retired on Sunday September 1 after an impressive 56 years in ministry. Stephen Donaghy reports. Fr Francis Leeder, often known as Sam, […]
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