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October 1, 2018

Holiday club, rosary for peace, heritage open day

Latest news from across the Diocese of East Anglia includes news of a children’s holiday club, a rosary for faith, life and peace and a popular […]
September 28, 2018

Bishop leads blessing of new Cam Valley Crematorium

Bishop Alan Hopes led a service to mark the opening of Cam Valley, a new crematorium to serve Uttlesford on September 12, with leading religious and […]
September 25, 2018

Adelaida says thanks after successful Norwich operation

Young Tanzanian health care worker Adelaida Simon, who had a successful operation in Norwich to restore the use of both of her legs, has expressed her […]
September 24, 2018

Octogenarian cyclists visit 50 Norfolk churches in one day

Octogenarian cyclists Paula and Michael Hughes visited 50 churches in one day on their tandem to raise funds for their home church of Our Lady & […]
September 21, 2018

Pupils gather at Schools Mass to mark start of year

Around 700 pupils and teachers from Catholic schools across the Diocese of East Anglia gathered at St John’s Cathedral in Norwich today (September 21) to mark […]
September 21, 2018

Priests move to new roles across Diocese of East Anglia

A number of priests across the Diocese of East Anglia have moved to new parishes and roles over the summer. The new roles are: Fr Pat […]
September 20, 2018

East Anglia youth mission team Ignite is growing

An expanded Youth Mission Team for East Anglia – Ignite – is set to enter its third year in operation travelling around the Diocese of East […]
September 19, 2018

It was a joy to be part of the Eucharistic Congress

Around 50 people from the Diocese of East Anglia joined 10,000 others at the recent Adoremus National Eucharistic Pilgrimage and Congress in Liverpool. New Ignite team […]
September 18, 2018

Bishop celebrates Mass at historic Oxburgh Hall

Bishop Alan Hopes celebrated Mass in the Chapel at Oxburgh Hall on Saturday September 1 for parishioners from Norwich. The annual event has gone back to […]
September 17, 2018

Pilgrims from world-wide church gather at Walsingham

Around 2,500 pilgrims, representing the world-wide Catholic Church, gathered at the National Shrine of Our Lady at Walsingham on Sunday September 16 for the annual Dowry […]
September 15, 2018

Challenge to all to be a herald of Jesus Christ

East Anglia’s four new deacons are called to be Heralds for Christ, a challenge which applies to all Christians argues Rebecca Bretherton, co-ordinator of New Evangelisation. […]
September 14, 2018

Deacon Jude Belnas tells the story of his vocation

Alfonso-Jude Belnas was ordained to the diaconate at St Mary’s College, Oscott earlier this summer. Here he tells his own vocation story. My vocation has always […]
September 13, 2018

North Norfolk SVP Conference gets afloat on Broads

Always on the lookout for interesting outings for the people it visits, members of the North Norfolk SVP conference recently teamed up with the Waveney Stardust […]
September 12, 2018

St Edmund’s group on their bikes for charity ride

A group of cyclists from St Edmund’s Parish, Bungay, joined thousands of other taking part in the annual Historic Churches Trust Annual Ride and Stride on […]
September 11, 2018

Parish celebrates its first young Confirmation group

Bishop Alan Hopes has celebrated the Sacrament of Confirmation with the first official ‘group’ of 13 youngsters in the new parish of Sawston and Cambourne, reports […]