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October 28, 2016

Cat to ignite youth mission in East Anglia

Catherine Williams has been welcomed as the new Ignite Mission Team Leader as the Diocese said goodbye to Matt, Judith, Ben and Clare whose ‘gap’ years […]
October 28, 2016

Catholic Multi Academy Trust is launched

The newly-established St John the Baptist Catholic Multi Academy Trust has been launched at the start of the academic year with a celebration Mass at Notre […]
October 26, 2016

Tribute paid to Cambridge priest Fr Sandy Phelps

Cambridge priest Rev Fr Arthur (Sandy) Phelps, known for his uncompromising love of God and the Catholic Church, has died at the age of 95. Mgr […]
October 25, 2016

Suffolk pilgrim completes 2,000km walk to Rome

Suffolk Catholic, 69-year-old Mary Kirk, has successfully completed an epic 2,000km pilgrimage from Canterbury to Rome, shedding tears of emotion and relief as she walked into […]
October 21, 2016

Be the first to read the November Catholic East Anglia

The November 2016 edition of the Catholic East Anglia newspaper is now available online and contains news of a church’s dream becoming reality, a new chaplain […]
October 21, 2016

Tribute is paid to retired priest Fr Paul Mercer

Fr Mark Hackeson pays tribute to Fr Paul Mercerwho retired as a priest in Bury St Edmunds last year and died on September 8. Jeremiah Peter […]
October 14, 2016

Flavio joins Diocesan Schools' Service team

The Diocese of East Anglia Schools' Service has welcomed new Deputy Director Flavio Vettese who brings over 25 years of educational experience. Flavio started his educational […]
October 12, 2016

Year of Mercy pilgrimage from St Ives to Norwich

Parishioners from Sacred Heart in St Ives ranging in age from 6 months to 93 years completed a Year of Mercy pilgrimage to the Holy Door […]
October 11, 2016

East Anglian celebration of Cambodian tradition

Anyone walking past Sacred Heart Catholic Church Hall in North Walsham on the evening of Friday September 30 might have wondered at the 60+ pairs of […]
October 10, 2016

Story of vision as Cambs church was moved and rebuilt

The remarkable story of a missionary-focused Catholic church in Cambridgeshire is the subject of a new booklet about the Sacred Heart of Jesus, St Ives. Known […]
October 5, 2016

Stowmarket Parish wins a LiveSimply award

Two years after Stowmarket Parish took the decision to live simply, the parish has been given its LiveSimply award ' becoming only the second in the […]
October 4, 2016

East Anglian trio are candidates to become deacons

Following an 18-month discernment process, three men have been admitted as candidates to become deacons in the Diocese of East Anglia and four more are now […]
October 3, 2016

Fun, faith and friends at East Anglia youth camp

Fun, faith and friendship were key elements of the annual Diocesan Summer Youth Camp at Eccles Hall in Norfolk over the August Bank Holiday weekend. Chris […]
September 30, 2016

East Anglia Schools Mass marks start of academic year

Around 700 students and teachers from Catholic schools right across the Diocese of East Anglia gathered at the Cathedral of St John the Baptist in Norwich […]
September 29, 2016

Flotilla of boats on Broads to honour Our Lady

A colourful flotilla of boats took part in a river procession, in honour of Our Lady of Peafrancia, from Wroxham in Norfolk on September 18. The […]