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May 26, 2021

Helpful advice on drawing up a will or legacy

If you are considering drawing up a will – and maybe leaving a legacy in it to a favourite charity or your parish church – Diocesan […]
May 25, 2021

Ignite year could change your life says Ciaran

Spending a year with the Diocese of East Anglia Ignite Youth Team can be a life-changing experience and applications are now open for those who might […]
May 23, 2021

Pastoral Letter on the Environment for Pentecost

A Pastoral Letter on the environment, prepared by the Bishops of England and Wales, for use in churches on May 23, Pentecost Sunday. The Solemnity of […]
May 21, 2021

Bishop blesses Downham Market church extension

The parish of St Dominic in Downham Market welcomed Bishop Alan Hopes on Monday May 10 to bless the new extension to their church porch area. […]
May 14, 2021

Pentecost Novena on the Care of Creation

The Catholic Bishops of England and Wales, in conjunction with The God Who Speaks team, have offered a Pentecost Novena – prepared for the church in […]
May 14, 2021

Invite to join Thy Kingdom Come prayer initiative

This week sees the start of 11 days of the ecumenical global prayer initiative They Kingdom Come for 2021, that invites Christians around the world to […]
May 11, 2021

World Communications Day 2021 – resources

The theme for the 2021 World Day of Social Communications, celebrated on Sunday May 16, chosen by Pope Francis, echoes the words of the Apostle Philip, […]
May 7, 2021

East Anglia pilgrims gather at Walsingham and online

Two hundred socially-distanced pilgrims were welcomed to the Catholic National Shrine at Walsingham on a rainy May Bank Holiday (May 3) for the Diocese of East […]
April 28, 2021

Pope Francis to join Walsingham in pandemic prayers

Pope Francis has invited Catholics and 30 Marian Shrines around the world, including the Shrine at Walsingham, to dedicate the month of May to a marathon […]
April 27, 2021

Invitation to pray for victims and survivors of abuse

Catholics throughout the Diocese of East Anglia are asked to join the Church’s national Day of Prayer for Victims and Survivors of Abuse on Tuesday May 4, 2021 […]
April 25, 2021

Diocesan Walsingham pilgrimage will be a virtual one

The Diocese of East Anglia will be celebrating a virtual pilgrimage to the Catholic National Shrine at Walsingham on Monday May 3, after the usual in-person […]
April 23, 2021

Catholic Bishops reflect on post pandemic challenges for Church

The Catholic Bishops of England and Wales have issued a reflection on post-pandemic recovery and the challenges faced by the Church in encouraging people back to […]
April 22, 2021

Newmarket couple write of most enriching experience

In the Year of the Family, Newmarket parishioner couple, Juliet and Richard Burnford, write about the most enriching experience of their life together – the Cana […]
April 14, 2021

Developing a habit of prayer and the space to pray

Fr Paul Maddison shares some thoughts on developing a habit of prayer from his new website: www.divinethread.org Whilst we can pray at all times and in […]
April 9, 2021

Bishop and Diocese pay tribute to Prince Philip

The Bishop of East Anglia, Rt Rev Alan Hopes, has paid tribute to His Royal Highness, Prince Philip, The Duke of Edinburgh, following his death at […]