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March 8, 2017

Bishop greets those to be elected into Catholic Church

Around 50 people preparing to be baptised or confirmed and received into Full Communion with the Catholic Church were personally greeted by Bishop Alan Hopes at […]
March 8, 2017

First Pontifical Syro-Malabar Mass in Slipper Chapel

An historic event took place at the Basilica of Our Lady of Walsingham on Thursday, March 2, when Bishop Joseph Srampicka became the first Syro-Malabar bishop […]
March 4, 2017

Bishop Alan celebrates special Norwich Mass for CAFOD

Welcoming the crowd of CAFOD volunteers in St John's Cathedral, in Norwich, Bishop Alan Hopes thanked them for all that they do for the charity in […]
March 3, 2017

Cambs diocesan parish priest is first for 30 years

For the first time in over 30 years a priest from the Diocese of East Anglia has been inducted in the joint parish of St Jude […]
March 1, 2017

Stations of Cross restored in time for Lent journey

As Lent begins, the Stations of the Cross at the Church of St Henry Morse, Diss, under restoration for the past few months, are back in […]
February 26, 2017

Pre-Lent pastoral letter from Bishop Alan

A Pre-Lent Pastoral Letter from Bishop Alan Hopes, which was read at all Masses in each parish of the Diocese of East Anglia during the weekend […]
February 24, 2017

Double Anglican link boost for Pilgrimage People

Diocese of East Anglia-linked travel company, PilgrimagePeople, is planning to expand its ability to help development projects across the Holy Land through new relationships with the […]
February 23, 2017

Choir swaps cathedrals to sing at St John’s in Norwich

St John the Baptist Cathedral in Norwich played host to 24 choristers from Brentwood Cathedral on Sunday February 19, when they sang the 11am Mass. The […]
February 22, 2017

March edition of Catholic East Anglia paper now online

The March 2017 edition of the Catholic East Anglia newspaper is now available online and contains news of a light-filled Epiphany celebration, ecumenism across the Diocese […]
February 17, 2017

Ecumenism alive and well across Diocese of East Anglia

Ecumenism is alive and well across East Anglia with the Catholic Diocese and its representatives playing a full role, according to a survey just published by […]
February 15, 2017

Sawston church says farewell to ‘man of vision’ Fr Raf

More than 250 parishioners from across South Cambridgeshire gathered in Sawston on Sunday February 12 for a party to bid farewell and offer heartfelt thanks to […]
February 13, 2017

Bishop anoints with oil and prays for the sick in Norwich

The 25th World Day of the Sick and the Feast of Our Lady of Lourdes was marked at the Cathedral of St John the Baptist in […]
February 11, 2017

School starts its golden anniversary celebrations

St Benedict's Catholic School in Bury St Edmunds began its Golden Jubilee Year on Friday January 20, with a celebration of Mass in St Edmundsbury Cathedral. […]
February 9, 2017

Norfolk Police get first-ever Catholic chaplain

A first-ever official Catholic chaplain has been appointed to Norfolk Constabulary.Rev Nick Greef, who is a permanent deacon at St George's Parish in Norwich, has recently […]
February 6, 2017

Cambridge teacher honoured for 25 years’ service

Cambridge teacher Barbara Quail has influenced hundreds of pupils over her 25 years at St Laurence Catholic primary school in the city and her long service […]