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June 15, 2018

East Anglia trio in historic Rome Ordinations

Three Diocese of East Anglia seminarians were ordained as deacons in Rome on Wednesday (June 13) in an historic Mass at St Paul’s-outside-the-Walls Basilica led by […]
June 15, 2018

The vocation stories behind three new Roman deacons

Three Diocese East Anglia seminarians, who were ordained as deacons in Rome earlier this week (June 13), all have different vocation stories. Alan Hodgson Born in […]
June 14, 2018

East Anglia ordinations in Rome was a day like no other

Pontifical Beda College seminarian Mike Brookes reports on his ordination to the diaconate, along with East Anglia colleagues Alan Hodgson and Paul Spellman, at St Paul’s Basilica […]
June 13, 2018

Schools’ treasured show, 24-hour fast and cycling treble

Latest news from schools across the Diocese of East Anglia includes a West End style theatre show, a 24-hour charity fast and a hat-trick of wins […]
June 12, 2018

Bishop visits, new head and charity trip at Ipswich school

It has been a busy time at St Alban’s Catholic High School, Ipswich, including a visit from Bishop Alan Hopes and a new head-teacher commissioned. Lay […]
June 11, 2018

Polish Mission, day of reflection, web accolade

Latest news from across the Diocese of East Anglia includes Bishop Alan meeting with Polish bishops, a day of reflection in Ely and an online accolade […]
June 9, 2018

Warm East Anglian welcome for Cambodia’s Fr Totet

Parishes twinned with communities in Cambodia have just had the pleasure of welcoming Fr Totet to the Diocese of East Anglia. Stella Fox reports. Fr Totet […]
June 8, 2018

Cambridge school celebrates its 50th anniversary in style

St Laurences Catholic Primary School in Cambridge has just celebrated its 50th anniversary. History Curriculum Lead and past pupil Rachel Chalklin reports. Ten years after the […]
June 7, 2018

Corpus Christi processions take place across East Anglia

The feast of Corpus Christi was marked by processions across the Diocese of East Anglia including at Oxburgh Hall and in Norwich on Sunday June 3. […]
June 6, 2018

Norfolk parish praised for work with poor and refugees

The parish of Sacred Heart North Walsham together with St Helen, Hoveton and St John of the Cross, Aylsham, achieved the Catholic international aid charity (CAFOD) […]
June 5, 2018

Charismatic Catholics celebrate in East Anglia

People from across East Anglia gathered in Bury St Edmunds last weekend (June 2 and 3) for the annual Catholic Charismatic family weekend, Celebrate East Anglia. […]
June 4, 2018

One Mass celebration fills Peterborough Cathedral

Catholic parishioners from Peterborough filled the city's Anglican cathedral for a One Mass and international celebration on Saturday evening (June 2). Keith Morris reports. Around 800 […]
June 4, 2018

First Communions and Swaffham sisters celebrate

Latest news from across the Diocese of East Anglia includes First Holy Communions in Gorleston, record numbers in Wisbech and the Swaffham Sisters who are celebrating […]
June 3, 2018

Yarmouth church altar re-dedicated after arson attack

The Altar at St Mary's Church in Great Yarmouth has been re-dedicated by Bishop Alan Hopes after it was desecrated during an arson attack in March, […]
June 3, 2018

St George’s Proclaim the Gospel message

Last autumn some parishioners from St George’s in Norwich undertook to participate in a Proclaim initiative piloted in the Plymouth Diocese on Evangelization. Monica Barnham reports […]