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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

November 7, 2018

Generous gift after Lowestoft church chalice stolen

A Lowestoft church which had a valuable silver communion chalice stolen during a heritage open day has received a generous donation from a stranger to enable […]
November 5, 2018

New stained glass brings colour to Felixstowe church

A pair of new stained glass windows by renowned craftsman Thomas Denny have been installed at St Felix Church in Felixstowe, following a bequest from a […]
November 3, 2018

Seminarian Alan’s six-week Holy Land summer sojourn

Diocese of East Anglia seminarian, Alan Hodgson, spent six weeks this summer in the West Bank in the Holy Land, gaining pastoral experience in two very […]
November 2, 2018

Why not issue an invitation to remember?

Rebecca Bretherton suggests using Remembrance Sunday as the chance to invite someone to church. 100 years ago the First World War ended, and a new world […]
November 1, 2018

A wonderful trip for March pilgrims in Rome

Do you ever get the feeling that you are about to experience something wonderful? The March and Chatteris parish pilgrimage to Rome was such an occasion […]
October 31, 2018

New statue of St Peter unveiled at Aldeburgh church

A new, hopefully long-lasting, statue of St Peter has been carved and installed, at the front of the Church of Our Lady and St Peter in […]
October 30, 2018

Cathedral concert, netball win and mental health day

Latest news from schools across the Diocese of East Anglia include a cathedral concert, netball victory and World Mental Health Day. Sacred Heart Primary School Choir […]
October 30, 2018

Tributes paid to Deacon John Steel from Ely

Deacon John Steel from Ely has died, aged 75, after bravely fighting cancer for a number of years and his funeral will take place at St […]
October 29, 2018

New Dereham mayor given civic welcome at church

New Dereham Town mayor, Cllr Hilary Bushell, has been welcomed into the post for an historic second consecutive time at a civic service held at her […]
October 29, 2018

Caritas social action team launched in East Anglia

Caritas East Anglia has been launched with a new team and a commitment to support the poor across the Diocese of East Anglia through parish projects […]
October 28, 2018

Alive in Faith – bringing good news to the poor

A £10,000 Alive in Faith grant has been made to the Reach Community Projects ecumenical group specifically to enable community outreach workers to address issues associated […]
October 26, 2018

Norfolk Sisters make First Profession and renew vows

Two Sisters from the Norfolk-based Daughters of Divine Charity have made their First Profession and two more renewed their vows during a Mass in Chesterfield. Sr […]
October 24, 2018

Bishop Alan reports on Ad Limina visit to Rome

“Pope Francis told us to be joyful in the gospel, to pray more intensely and fix our eyes always on the Lord,” recalled Bishop Alan Hopes, […]
October 23, 2018

First chance to read November East Anglia newspaper

The November edition of the Catholic East Anglia newspaper is now available online and contains news and pictures from Bishop Alan’s Ad Limina visit to Rome, […]
October 22, 2018

Peter finds a different culture in the Philippines

As part of formation at the Venerable English College, seminarians are encouraged to pursue pastoral experience in a radically different culture, and when his time came, […]