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February 21, 2018

Warm welcome to Church at Norwich Rite of Election

Around 50 people seeking to become members of the Catholic Church were personally greeted by Bishop Alan Hopes at the Rite of Election service at St […]
February 20, 2018

Fr Emmanuel was a humble scholar and writer

Fr Emmanuel Sullivan SA, who served in the Diocese of East Anglia for a number of years, has died aged 91. Friend Nicky Murphy from Redhill […]
February 19, 2018

Tribute paid to Fr Gordon Cordy whose faith did not fail

Fr Gordon Cordy, who had the unique distinction of being ordained in both of Norwich's cathedrals, died peacefully on January 21 at the age of88. Fr […]
February 18, 2018

Sick anointed at Lourdes Mass in Norwich

The Mass of Our Lady of Lourdes with the anointing of the sick was celebrated at St John's Cathedral in Norwich on February 17. In his […]
February 17, 2018

Lowestoft pupils remember the Holocaust with letters

Pupils at St Mary's School in Lowestoft have marked Holocaust Memorial Day with a prayer service and postcards written and sent to a Holocaust survivor. A […]
February 16, 2018

Jamaican mission for East Anglia volunteers

A group of nine volunteers from across the Diocese of East Anglia accompanied Fr Michael Johnstone on a sixth annual trip to Jamaica to work with […]
February 15, 2018

Colombian visitors praise East Anglian CAFOD support

  Cambridge parishioners have been visited by Colombian aid workers who spoke about projects which are transforming South American communities, helped by East Anglian fundraising. On […]
February 15, 2018

Charitable boost for East Anglia schools’ Mini Vinnies

Pupils at two Diocese of East Anglia schools have been busy with charity activities, a visit from the Ignite team and a maths competition win. The […]
February 14, 2018

40 Days for Life prayer vigil at Norwich abortion clinic

A 40DaysforLife vigil is taking place outside the BPAS abortion clinic in Norwich during Lent as part of a co-ordinated internationalcampaign and supporters are being urged […]
February 14, 2018

Pancake races and family fun at Cathedral in Norwich

Pancakes were being eaten, decorated, flipped and raced with at St John's Cathedral in Norwich on Shrove Tuesday (February 13) at a Family Pancake Day. The […]
February 13, 2018

Bishop says thank you to Religious across East Anglia

Bishop Alan Hopes expressed his gratitude for the generosity and witness of the Consecrated and Religious of the Diocese of East Anglia at a Candlemas on […]
February 12, 2018

North Walsham parish collects clothes for Calais refugees

Parishioners from Sacred Heart North Walsham have organised a collection of clothing and blankets for refugees stuck in Calais. The move is part of their efforts […]
February 10, 2018

Bishop’s pastoral letter on Liberia, leprosy and Lent

Bishop Alan Hopes has released a pastoral letter about Liberia, leprosy and Lent, to be read at all Masses celebrated in the Diocese over the weekend […]
February 9, 2018

Norwich surgeon appeals for support after free operation pledge

A Catholic Norwich surgeon is appealing for support after agreeing to operate for free on a young Tanzanian health care worker to restore the use of […]
February 8, 2018

Events include Laudato Si talks, Lent groups, Latin Mass

Latest events being held across the Diocese of East Anglia include talks on Laudato Si, a Justice & Peace group, a musical fundraiser, Lenten soup lunches […]