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Please send news articles and pictures for the diocesan newspaper and website to editor Keitha Morris at keith.morris@rcdea.org.uk

March 10, 2020

Suffolk monasticism book marks abbey millennium

To mark the millennium of the Abbey of Bury St Edmunds in 2020, Catholic historian Dr Francis Young has written a new book that looks at […]
March 10, 2020

Coastal youth faith clubs celebrate first anniversary

Children from St Mary’s Great Yarmouth and St Peter’s Gorleston Faith Club helped celebrate its first anniversary on February 9 and 16 when Fr Alvan Ibeh […]
March 9, 2020

Record number at Bishop’s Council of the Laity meeting

A record number of parish representatives attended the Bishop’s Council of the Laity Meeting on November 23 at Poringland, reports its Secretary, Maureen Costello. After answering […]
March 7, 2020

Tributes paid to former East Anglia Bishop Peter Smith

Tributes have been paid to Archbishop Peter Smith, the former second Bishop of East Anglia, who died peacefully yesterday, after a short illness. Writing to Diocese […]
March 6, 2020

Prayer walk, Lent lunch invite, Holy Land pilgrimage chance

Latest news from across the Diocese of East Anglia includes a prayer walk, a Holy Land pilgrimage opportunity and Lent lunches. Acle Churches Together held its […]
March 1, 2020

Don’t be miserable – have a happy Lent instead

Don’t be miserable – have a happy Lent instead, urges Deacon Peter Coates from Woodbridge, in his monthly reflection. So often we are urged, in effect, […]
February 29, 2020

Cambridge church links up with CAFOD Colombia project

St Laurence’s church in Cambridge has chosen Hands on Colombia as its CAFOD project for 2020 and recently held a evening to find out more. Nora […]
February 27, 2020

Second principle is Community and Participation

The Second Principle of Catholic Social Teaching is Community & Participation writes Jacinta Goode – God created us to be together, to live in community. Recently […]
February 26, 2020

Caritas Festival set for first date in Norwich

Following the very successful launch of Caritas East Anglia in November, we are now looking forward to the Festival, which will visit three venues in various […]
February 24, 2020

The Bible is a highly dangerous book

“The Bible is a highly dangerous book,” says Pope Francis. Fr Bruno Clifton, diocesan coordinator of the Year of the God who Speaks, explains why this […]
February 20, 2020

Be the first to read March edition of Catholic East Anglia

The March 2020 edition of the Catholic East Anglia newspaper is now available online and contains news about the rededication of England as the Dowry of […]
February 19, 2020

Podcasts from the Diocese of East Anglia

The Diocese of East Anglia communications team is recording a weekly podcast of news from across the Diocese. Listen to the latest episodes here. Bishop Alan […]
February 17, 2020

Learning how to share the Word of God

A joint New Evangelisation and Ignite Youth team from the Diocese of East Anglia visited the Genesis Mission House in Plymouth in January to learn more […]
February 15, 2020

Papal blessing for Dowry Painting ready for rededication

Pope Francis has blessed the “Dowry Painting” of Our Lady of Walsingham, from the Catholic National Shrine dedicated to Mary, the Mother of God, in Norfolk. […]
February 13, 2020

New Peterborough Catholic school given go-ahead

A new Catholic primary school in Hamptons East was approved by Peterborough City Council at a meeting last night (February 12) and is believed to be […]