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July 19, 2017

Prime Minister’s backing for faith schools welcomed

Theresa May's renewed backing for more faith schools, during Prime Minister's Question Time in Parliament today, has been welcomed by Bishop Alan Hopes. She was asked […]
July 19, 2017

Silence is golden for 500 Catholic mothers at Walsingham

Latest news from across the Diocese of East Anglia includes 500 silent mothers, an interfaith network and a Catenian dinner. It was a case of "mum's […]
July 18, 2017

Warm welcome offered to Walsingham pilgrims

For over 500 years Dowry House in Walsingham has been used as a pilgrim hostel and since early 2017 this purpose has been restored by the […]
July 17, 2017

Ely parishioners volunteer in Myanmar

Three parishioners from St Etheldreda's in Ely have joined others to travel to Pathein, Myanmar to volunteer with a local charity organisation by teaching English and […]
July 14, 2017

Schools prize-giving, sports awards and confirmations

Latest schools news from the Diocese of East Anglia includes confirmations, a school prize giving and sports awards dinner. A group of youngsters from Notre Dame […]
July 13, 2017

King’s Lynn parish celebrates 1,175 years of history

King's Lynn Parish celebrated an amazing 1,175 years of Catholic history in a very special Anniversaries Mass in the grounds of St Martha's School on June […]
July 12, 2017

Joy as Bishop Alan visits Cambourne Catholic church

Bishop Alan Hopes paid a second-ever visit to the Catholic community in Cambourne on Saturday May 24 to celebrate Mass and receive two people into the […]
July 11, 2017

New support and training for East Anglian Catechists

The Diocese of East Anglia is to step up its support and training for catechists by going into collaboration with the School of the Annunciation, Buckfast. […]
July 10, 2017

Catholic apologist says go out to highways and byways

Fr Henry Whisenant reflects on a famous apologist who took the Catholic faith into the public arena. I've been having a whale of a time reading […]
July 10, 2017

Ipswich community which aims to live out the Gospel

A Catholic community which brings people with learning disabilities into the heart of the church has a home in Ipswich with opportunities for people to get […]
July 6, 2017

Schools news of refugee fundraising and robotics success

Latest schools news from the Diocese of East Anglia includes fundraising for refugees and success in a robotics championship. A quartet of pupils from St John […]
July 5, 2017

News of Chile trip, new books and mardle with the Bishop

Latest news from the Diocese of East Anglia includes a student going to Chile, a priest who has published two new books and a mardle with […]
July 4, 2017

Fr Henry marks 40 years as East Anglian priest

People gathered from across the Diocese of East Anglia, the UK and Ireland to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the ordination of Norfolk Catholic priest Fr […]
June 28, 2017

East Anglia trio honoured for service by Pope Francis

Three volunteers from the Diocese of East Anglia have been awarded Papal Blessings in recognition of a combined 90 years of service to the aid agency […]
June 26, 2017

50 children join together at first East Anglia choirs festival

Over 50 children from three church choirs across East Anglia came together at the first-ever Diocese of East Anglia Children's Choirs Festival at OLEM in Cambridge […]