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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 […]
April 11, 2017

Norwich high school musical acclaimed a success

Notre Dame High School's latest productionHorizons has caught the attention ofAndrew Lloyd Webber's Company which has produced legendary West End musicals such as Cats and Evita. […]
April 7, 2017

Norwich pilgrims walk all the way to Walsingham

A group of around 30 pilgrims and volunteers have walked the 24 miles from Norwich Cathedral to the Shrine of Our Lady at Walsingham in North […]
April 6, 2017

Funding boost to repair and open up Suffolk church

A project to make essential repairs to a landmark Suffolk Catholic church and widen its community access, including as a music venue, has received initial funding […]
April 5, 2017

East Anglian inter faith pilgrimage at Walsingham

The second East Anglian Inter Faith Pilgrimage took place on Saturday April 1, when around 100 pilgrims including Christians, Muslims, Hindus, Jews and Pagans from Norwich, […]
April 3, 2017

Mary’s medal to honour 40 years of musical service

Forty plus years of musical service have been recognised by the presentation of a Diocesan Medal to 92-year-old Mary Henriksen on Sunday March 12 by Fr […]
March 30, 2017

Queen, Pope and Bishop mark Norfolk couple’s 60th

A Norfolk couple have celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary with a blessing from Pope Francis, a service of blessing from Bishop Alan Hopes at St John's […]
March 29, 2017

Bishop Alan helps arrange Pope’s blessing for children

A group of young adults from a special needs school in Dublin have met and received a personal blessing from Pope Francis, thanks to Bishop Alan […]
March 28, 2017

East Anglia heads visit No 10 for education briefing

Two Catholic head teachers from the Diocese of East Anglia heard Prime Minister Theresa May repeat her commitment to new Free Schools with no faith cap, […]
March 25, 2017

Double boost for new East Anglia Catholic schools plan

The bid by the Diocese of East Anglia to open eight new Catholic schools across the region has received a double boost with a mention by […]
March 24, 2017

Filipino deacon Jaylord’s East Anglia vocation story

Seminarian Jaylord Magpuyo became the first-ever Filipino to be ordained as a deacon in the Diocese of East Anglia at Our Lady and the English Martyrs […]
March 22, 2017

Filipino ladies lead Bury St Edmunds world prayer service

The Women’s World Day of Prayer service in Bury St Edmunds on March 3 was led by a group of Filipino ladies who live in the […]
March 21, 2017

East Anglia seminary trio installed as Acolytes in Rome

Three Diocese of East Anglia seminarians at the Beda College in Rome received the Ministry of Acolyte at an evening Mass on March 15. There were11 […]
March 17, 2017

Wembley Catholic youth event fans flames of faith

Almost 10,000 young Catholics from across the country were joined by 175 from the Diocese of East Anglia at the Flame event which filled the SSE […]