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June 20, 2019

Children celebrate First Communion at Lowestoft church

The Parish of Our Lady Star of the Sea in Lowestoft celebrated its First Holy Communion day on June 15, reports Kathy Fallon. It was held […]
June 18, 2019

Anthony takes first step on the path to priesthood

Diocese of East Anglia seminarian Anthony Asomugha, from St John’s Cathedral in Norwich, has received Candidacy, the first stage leading towards priesthood. Anthony received his Candidacy […]
June 17, 2019

An introduction to Caritas in East Anglia

New Caritas Development Worker for East Anglia, Jacinta Goode explains what Caritas is all about and what she will be doing in the role. In the […]
June 16, 2019

Tributes paid to Rosie Hope founder of Open Christmas

Personal tributes have been paid to the strong Christian faith of Rosie Hope who, with husband Michael, founded Open Christmas in Norwich 25 years ago. Paying […]
June 16, 2019

Cambridge church live streaming of services is a first

St Laurence’s in Cambridge has started to stream its services live online and is believed to be the first parish church in the Diocese to do […]
June 14, 2019

A celebration of priesthood in East Anglia

A Celebration of Priesthood Mass and lunch took place at Our Lady of the Annunciation in Poringland and at the Bishop’s White House yesterday (June 13). […]
June 14, 2019

New Catholic primary school in Peterborough approved

The Government has today (June 14) announced its approval for a bid from the Diocese of East Anglia for a new Catholic voluntary-aided (VA) primary school […]
June 12, 2019

Marriage and family life is celebrated at Mass in Norwich

Around 300 people attended the annual Marriage and Family Life Mass on Saturday June 8 at St John’s Cathedral in Norwich to celebrate the joy of […]
June 10, 2019

Papal Blessings for quartet of Norwich CAFOD volunteers

Papal Blessings have been presented to four CAFOD volunteers in Norwich who, between them, have served the Catholic charity for an amazing 100 years. Known as […]
June 3, 2019

Hundreds gather at East Anglia charismatic weekend

Over 200 people enjoyed the Celebrate East Anglia Catholic Charismatic Family Weekend in Bury St Edmunds over the last two days under the theme “Be strong […]
June 2, 2019

The vocation story of Fr Gregory Pearson

Norfolk-born Fr Gregory Pearson OP is an assistant priest at St Dominic’s, London. Here is his vocation story. Born and raised in rural Norfolk, it was […]
May 31, 2019

Italian party, Pope Pentecost video, First Communions

Latest news from across the Diocese of East Anglia includes an Italian double celebration in Peterborough, Thy Kingdom Come events leading up to Pentecost and First […]
May 31, 2019

Can you help welcome the stranger to your church?

Can you help welcome the stranger to your church, asks Rebecca Bretherton. In an East Anglian tourist information office I asked “Where is the local Catholic […]
May 30, 2019

Fr Liam Crowley dies peacefully at the age of 91

Fr Liam Crowley, formerly of the Diocese of East Anglia, died peacefully on Thursday May 23 at the age of 91, in the nursing home in […]
May 29, 2019

Joyous East Anglia children’s pilgrimage to Walsingham

Over 550 children and families attended the annual East Anglia Children’s Pilgrimage to Walsingham yesterday (May 28), taking part in a walk, attending Mass and then […]