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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 […]
February 1, 2017

Media workshop helps spread churches’ good news

Participants from Cambridge, Ipswich, Ramsey and Camborne heard tips and techniques to help get good news about their churches and Catholic organisations into the media, at […]
January 31, 2017

Bishop blesses West Norfolk school’s £3.5m extension

A £3.5m extension which has enabled a West Norfolk Catholic primary school to double in size from 210 to 420 places, has been blessed by Bishop […]
January 27, 2017

Ordination is historic first for Diocese of East Anglia

An historic occasion took place in Cambridge on Wednesday evening (January 25) when Seminarian Jaylord Magpuyo became the first-ever Filippino to be ordained as a deacon […]
January 24, 2017

Support given after fatal Felixstowe ship explosion

A Catholic port chaplain and parish priest in Felixstowe have been able to lend support to the crew of a ship birthed in the port after […]
January 24, 2017

Norfolk LiveSimply parish helps refugees and foodbanks

Parishioners at Sacred Heart Parish in North Norfolk have determined to live simply, sustainably and in solidarity with the poor, including donating £2000 to refugee work […]
January 23, 2017

Fr Paul joins Ecumenical Canons at Norwich Cathedral

During the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity, the Bishop of Norwich welcomed three new ecumenical canons to Norwich's Anglican Cathedral, including the Very Rev David […]
January 23, 2017

Catholic PC honoured for helping young Norfolk drivers

A Norfolk PC, and former chair of the Catholic Police Guild, has received a special award from his Chief Constable for his work over the last […]
January 12, 2017

Italian singer bids farewell to Norwich cathedral choir

The choir at St John's Cathedral in Norwich has said "arrivederci' to Italian singer Luciana Ravina after 40 years of musical service. Luciana began singing in […]
January 9, 2017

Lowestoft school holds ‘intriguing’ multi-faith day

St Mary's Primary in Lowestoft recently held a Multi Faith Day, which one pupil said was "unique and intriguing". To prepare for the event, each class […]
January 3, 2017

A world of care, compassion and love in Cambodia

After ten years of visits, Bob Maidment from North Walsham Parish says that entering the space of the Battambang Diocese in Cambodia is to find a […]
December 21, 2016

Norwich research reveals stories of war heroes

A teenage member of St John's Cathedral in Norwich has spent the past year painstakingly researching the stories of the 53 soldiers killedduringWW1 who are listed […]
December 19, 2016

Felixstowe church's new sanctuary blessed by bishop

A packed congregation witnessed the blessing of a new-look Sanctuary at St Felix ChurchinFelixstowe yesterday, following a £25,000 project. Bishop Alan Hopes celebrated Mass and blessed […]
December 16, 2016

Over 60 crib sets on display at parish church in Bungay

Over 60 cribs went on display St Edmund’s Church, Bungay, to coincide with the annual Christmas Street Fair, reports Andy Parris. The idea was initiated by […]
December 15, 2016

Catholic schools for East Anglia plan hits the headlines

Media across East Anglia and in the national Catholic press have been covering news of the Diocese of East Anglia's planned bid to create up to […]