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May 21, 2017

Norwich mother celebrates her namesake’s sainthood

A Norwich mother-of-two, who was named after a Portuguese shepherd girl, wascelebrating this week after Pope Francis canonised St Jacinta of Fatima. Jacinta Goode, a Eucharistic […]
May 20, 2017

King’s Lynn ‘largest’ church packed for First Communion

The largest chapel of ease in England ' in King's Lynn ' was packed with young Catholic First Communion candidates and their families on May 7 […]
May 19, 2017

Diss parish receives LiveSimply Award inspired by pope

Diss Parish has been given the coveted LiveSimply Award, which is inspired by Pope Francis and championed by CAFOD. Father David Bagstaff and CAFOD's parish volunteer, […]
May 18, 2017

St Edmund’s is first in East Anglia to receive language gold

St Edmund's Catholic Primary school, in Bury St Edmunds, has become the first school in East Anglia to secure the prestigious Gold Linguamarque accreditation, thanks to […]
May 17, 2017

Outstanding Catholic primary celebrates its successes

Headteacher Joseph McCrossan has been at St Alban's Catholic Primary School in Cambridge for nine years and in that time, with the support of the school […]
May 9, 2017

Keep faith in public square, Archbishop says in Norwich

Faced by a wave of secularisation, people of faith need to remain engaged in the public square, asserted Archbishop Eamon Martin, Primate of All Ireland, speaking […]
May 9, 2017

Video first as Bishop Alan releases Pastoral Letter

Bishop Alan Hopes has today released his Pastoral Letter for the Fourth Sunday of Easter in a video version for the first time. It is to […]
May 4, 2017

Faith is re-ignited at East Anglia youth festival

Over 200 Catholic young people gathered for the Ignite Youth Festival, camping at Sacred Heart School in Swaffham over the bank holiday weekend (April 29 to […]
May 4, 2017

East Anglia pilgrims walk together at Walsingham

Over 1,000 people joined the annual Diocese of East Anglia pilgrimage to Walsingham on Bank Holiday Monday, May 1. The pilgrimage began in Walsingham's Friday market […]
May 2, 2017

Mass celebrates East Anglia links with Cambodia

The Diocese of East Anglia's twinning link with the Cambodian Diocese of Battambang was celebrated on April 28 with a Cambodian-style Mass at St John of […]
April 25, 2017

Be the first to read the May edition of Catholic East Anglia

The May 2017 edition of the Catholic East Anglia newspaper is now available online and contains news and pictures of Easter services and the diocesan Chrism […]
April 16, 2017

Easter vigil turns cathedral from darkness into light

The Cathedral of St John the Baptist in Norwich was turned from pitch black to a mass of blazing light during an Easter Vigil on Saturday […]
April 14, 2017

Bishop washes feet of Norwich cathedral congregation

The Bishop of East Anglia washed the feet of 12 members of the congregation at the Cathedral of St John the Baptist in Norwich last night […]
April 12, 2017

Chrism Mass brings whole of the Diocese together

Over 1,000 people marked a "significant moment in the life of the Diocese of East Anglia" on Tuesday night (April 11) at the annual Chrism Mass […]
April 12, 2017

St Edmund’s marks Passover with a Paschal supper

For a second consecutive year, a Paschal supper has been celebrated in St Edmund's Catholic church hall, Bungay, marking the Jewish festival of Passover. Helen Kirby […]