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January 25, 2021

School and council mark Holocaust Memorial Day

A Catholic High School in Norwich and the city’s Lord Mayor have marked Holocaust Memorial Day with a virtual service and a online video.   The […]
January 23, 2021

Tonie was prison chaplain and lover of scripture

Suffolk Catholic prisons chaplain, and former pastoral assistant, Antoinette Askin, died recently at the age of 73. Fr Tony Rogers pay tribute. Until her death on […]
January 22, 2021

Sandra to help parishes with stewardship and funding

The Diocese of East Anglia has appointed Sandra Portas as its new part-time Stewardship and Fundraising Co-ordinator to help parishes with these two important areas. Sandra […]
January 22, 2021

Plea to make your voice heard on DIY abortions

The Government has opened a consultation about whether to extend its DIY abortion policy, where women can have a telephone consultation and then abortion pills in […]
January 18, 2021

Tributes paid to Cambridge’s Mgr Mark Langham

Catholic Chaplain to the University of Cambridge, Mgr Mark Langham, a former Administrator of Westminster Cathedral, died on January 15, after a long battle with cancer. […]
January 12, 2021

Sound repairs help Christmas Masses reach thousands

St John’s Cathedral in Norwich welcomed around 1800 socially-distanced worshippers over its 17 Christmas Masses and many more via its live-stream and on Radio Maria after […]
January 11, 2021

Archive appeal issued for old Catholic directories

An appeal has been issued for old copies of Catholic directories to help fill some gaps in the Diocese of East Anglia official archives, held at […]
January 7, 2021

Consultation starts on new school’s admissions policy

Work is progressing on the new St John Henry Newman Catholic Primary School, set to open in Peterborough in September 2022, and the Diocese of East […]
January 6, 2021

Free online resources from the Diocese of East Anglia

The Diocese of East Anglia has a number of website resources which parishes and schools across the Diocese are encouraged to link to from their own […]
January 3, 2021

Bishop Alan talks about his story of faith

Bishop Alan Hopes has talked about his story of faith, his conversion to the Catholic Church and life as a bishop on the Ignite First Fridays […]
December 30, 2020

Norwich student named as World Changer of the Year

A student at Notre Dame High School in Norwich has been named as ‘World Changer of the Year’ for her efforts in helping young people with […]
December 28, 2020

Norfolk church’s festive carols in the car park

Parishioners at the Church of St Henry Morse, Diss, gathered at sunset on the Sunday before Christmas for socially distanced ‘Carols in the Car Park’. The […]
December 26, 2020

Royal honour for Suffolk care home’s Covid-19 work

Sr Thaya Moses OSB, Manager of Montana Care Home in Great Barton has been awarded the Lord Lieutenant of Suffolk’s special Certificate of Merit for her […]
December 26, 2020

Latest news from Walsingham Community sisters

Latest news from the sisters at the Community of Our Lady of Walsingham include a new role for Sr Camilla, the arrival of a shepherd’s hut, […]
December 24, 2020

Ipswich school fills 100 community food hampers

Students, parents and staff from St Alban’s Catholic High School in Ipswich have been collecting food and Christmas treats for deserving families in its community. Deputy […]