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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

May 3, 2018

Cambodia Mass, church celebrates 60 and debating win

Latest news from across the Diocese of East Anglia includes a Cambodian celebration, a church marking its 60th birthday and a debating cup victory. The parish […]
May 2, 2018

Ciaran’s action-packed year with the Ignite youth team

Diocese of East Anglia Ignite youth team member Ciaran Losasso looks back on a packed year so far. Looking back over the months since I joined […]
April 30, 2018

Hundreds join Rosary on the Coast prayers in East Anglia

The Rosary on the Coast prayer event was marked by hundreds of people at over a dozen locations across the Diocese of East Anglia yesterday. Hundreds […]
April 27, 2018

New books with Bury St Edmunds links are published

Two books with Catholic links to Bury St Edmunds have recently been published. Praise for Edmund: In Search of England's Lost King Bury St Edmunds is […]
April 26, 2018

First chance to read May edition of Catholic East Anglia

The May 2018 edition of the Catholic East Anglia newspaper is now available online and contains news and pictures of an arson attack on a Yarmouth […]
April 24, 2018

Ex-archbishop’s stories of urban saints at UEA in Norwich

Holiness – demonstrated through the lives of three modern urban saints – was the subject of a Newman Lecture, given by former Archbishop of Canterbury Dr […]
April 21, 2018

Bishop’s pastoral letter on the vocation to be a priest

On Good Shepherd Sunday, Bishop Alan Hopes focuses his pastoral letter on the specific vocation, the unique call, to be a priest. To be read at […]
April 19, 2018

Charity shave, peace campaigner and Easter baskets

Latest news from the Diocese of East Anglia includes a charity shave, a peace campaigner speaking and Polish Easter baskets. The Polish community at Our Lady […]
April 19, 2018

Eddie’s on road to recovery after Chrism Mass emergency

Eddie Francis, a parishioner from St Ives who collapsed with suspected heart problems just before the Chrism Mass began in St John's Cathedral on March 27 […]
April 18, 2018

Swaffham Sacred Heart School pupils just love to sing

Two choirs from Sacred Heart School in Swaffham have been called outstanding at county music festivals in Norfolk. Attending the Norfolk County Music Festival at Springwood […]
April 16, 2018

Sr Rosalie was humble, selfless and loved the poor

Sister Rosalie Temple, a retired Franciscan nun, who lived near Oundle and was well-known in Peterborough and Walsingham, died on March 12 after a short illness. […]
April 13, 2018

Bishop Alan blesses the new stone cathedra

A permanent new stone cathedra (or bishop's chair) has been installed into the Cathedral of St John the Baptist in Norwich, the mother church of the […]
April 11, 2018

Clare Priory craft fair raises over 10,000 for charities

Charities have received over £10,000 in donations thanks to the annual Clare Priory Craft Fair in July, which brings together over 200 exhibitors of traditional and […]
April 9, 2018

Anti-trafficking charity appoints Jacinta as East Anglia rep

Catholic anti-trafficking charity the Medaille Trust has appointed a representative in the Diocese of East Anglia ' one of four new posts. Jacinta Goode (pictured above), […]
April 7, 2018

Thousands join Filipino Walsingham pilgrimage

Around 2000 pilgrims joined the annual Filipino Catholic Palm Sunday Pilgrimage to Walsingham on Sunday March 25. The annual pilgrimage started in 2011 with just two […]