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November 27, 2018

Hunstanton shrine in memory of Polish troops restored

A shrine to Our Lady in Hunstanton in North West Norfolk has been restored and consecrated in memory of Polish troops who helped defend the county […]
November 26, 2018

Trio of diaconate candidates become acolytes in Norwich

Three candidates to the diaconate were instituted as acolytes at St John’s Cathedral in Norwich on November 3, reports Rev John Morrill, assistant director for the […]
November 23, 2018

Norwich teenager organises shoebox gifts for children

A Norwich teenager has galvanised his church, St George’s on Sprowston Road, to fill over 40 shoeboxes full of gifts for disadvantaged children around the world. […]
November 22, 2018

Priest inducted, Suffolk churches boost, Wisbech concert

Latest news from across the Diocese of East Anglia includes a priest’s induction in Newmarket, a £1.8m fund to help historic Suffolk churches and a Jewish […]
November 21, 2018

Touching remembrance poppy displays in Lowestoft

A number of touching displays of poppies were on view for Remembrance Sunday at Our Lady Star of the Sea and St Nicholas in Lowestoft, reports […]
November 19, 2018

Anne honoured for 25 years’ service to Catholic mission

A Norwich St John’s Cathedral parishioner has been honoured for 25 years’ service to Catholic overseas mission Missio with a medal and certificate. Anne Clark has […]
November 18, 2018

Bishop’s plea to give hope and reassurance to the poor

As the World Day of the Poor is marked this weekend, as requested by Pope Francis, Bishop Alan, in his Pastoral Letter, says that we are […]
November 17, 2018

Norwich seminar teaches how to share hope in a crisis

40 Christians from across East Anglia attended the first Sharing Hope in Crisis event hosted by the Diocese of East Anglia. Rebecca Bretherton reports. Leading the […]
November 16, 2018

Bishop Alan expresses deep sorrow for abuse victims

The Bishop of East Anglia, Rt Rev Alan Hopes, has expressed his deep sorrow for the hurt and damage caused through the Catholic Church to the […]
November 15, 2018

St Benedict’s School is set to move onto single site

The Diocese of East Anglia, together with the Governors of St Benedicts School in Bury St Edmunds, have announced that from September 2019, the school will […]
November 14, 2018

Remembrance events across Diocese of East Anglia

Remembrance events were held across the Diocese of East Anglia to mark 100 years since the Armistice and the end of the First World War, they […]
November 12, 2018

Parish celebrates, clergy retreat and Cambodian Mass

Latest news from across the Diocese of East Anglia includes a parish celebrating 40, a clergy retreat and a Cambodian-style Mass in Norfolk. St Philip Howard […]
November 9, 2018

Walking group, remembrance and university Mass

Latest news from across the Diocese of East Anglia includes a Norwich walking group, remembrance commemorations and a university Mass. Members of St John’s Cathedral Walking […]
November 8, 2018

Bishop Alan joins Archbishop Justin in reconciliation talk

Bishop Alan Hopes joined the Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby in speaking at an evening of reflection on reconciliation at a packed Norwich Anglican Cathedral last […]
November 8, 2018

Archbishop Justin given ecumenical welcome to Norwich

The Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby was welcomed to Norwich at an historic ecumenical service of welcome at St John the Baptist Catholic Cathedral on Wednesday. […]