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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

September 10, 2018

A challenging question for Home Mission Sunday

On Home Mission Sunday this weekend (September 16) we are invited to think about how we’d answer Jesus’ question, ‘Who do you say I am?’ For some […]
September 9, 2018

East Anglia first for Sharing Hope in Crisis training

East Anglia is the first Catholic diocese to join with the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association to provide training for those who would like to learn how to share the […]
September 8, 2018

Bishop’s pastoral letter on great mystery of the Eucharist

As the Eucharistic Congress is being celebrated in Liverpool this weekend, Bishop Alan Hopes focuses his pastoral letter on the Eucharist as the fulfilment of the […]
September 7, 2018

Cream teas, Day with Mary and teddy bears’ picnic

Latest news from across the Diocese of East Anglia includes a cream tea party, a Day With Mary and a teddy bears’ picnic. A Cream Tea […]
September 6, 2018

Duo take important step toward the diaconate in Norwich

Two Diocese of East Anglia candidates took an important step toward becoming permanent deacons earlier this week (September 3) when the Ministry of Reader (Lector) was […]
September 5, 2018

New Dereham convent is blessed by Bishop Alan

The country’s newest convent – a converted barn near Dereham in Norfolk – has held a first Mass, a family day and been blessed by Bishop […]
September 4, 2018

East Anglia pilgrims have a wonderful week in Lourdes

Almost 100 pilgrims from East Anglia returned from a wonderful week in Lourdes on August 31, once again led by Bishop Alan Hopes, reports pilgrimage director, […]
September 1, 2018

Marriage and family life celebrated at Walsingham

Marriage and family life are being celebrated at Walsingham this year through two major retreats: the Marriage and Family Life week and the Loving For Life […]
August 30, 2018

Ely helps answer prayers of Cambodia twin parish

The parish of Ely became the answer to the prayers of Prek Toal, its twinned community in Cambodia, when it was able to provide funds to […]
August 29, 2018

Suffolk man donates shoes as campaign tops 100k miles

A man from Woodbridge who has walked as part of a global campaign to stand in solidarity with refugees has donated his shoes to a public […]
August 28, 2018

Prayers for Kerala floods at St John’s Cathedral in Norwich

Parishioners at St John’s Cathedral in Norwich have been praying for those affected by the devastating floods in Kerala in south India, including some families from […]
August 24, 2018

Bishop Alan endorses Pope’s words over abuse reports

The days of this past week have once again been darkened by the allegations that have been made against priests in six American Dioceses of abuse […]
August 22, 2018

First chance to read September East Anglia newspaper

The September edition of the Catholic East Anglia newspaper is now available online and contains news and pictures from a rare ordination at St John’s Cathedral […]
August 21, 2018

CCJ talk in Norwich, Bishop’s medal and special Mass

Latest news from across the Diocese of East Anglia includes a CCJ talk in Norwich, a Bishop’s Medal award in Ely and a special Mass in […]
August 20, 2018

Delight as £67,000 Suffolk church repair project ends

The completion of a £67,000 project to repair and redecorate St Thomas of Canterbury church, Woodbridge, has been celebrated by parishioners, reports Parish Publicity Officer Kathleen […]