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June 3, 2016

Bishop blesses transformation of Hunstanton church

Bishop Alan visited Hunstanton Parish on May 9 to conduct a Blessing Mass at the refurbished parish church during which he blessed all parts of the […]
June 1, 2016

Young East Anglian pilgrims still singing in the rain

Torrential rain meant the traditional walk down the holy mile to the Catholic Shrine of Our Lady of Walsingham, which is an integral part of the […]
May 30, 2016

Bishops lead St Walstan’s 1000th Norfolk celebration

The 1000th anniversary of the death of Norfolk saint, Walstan, has been marked by a weekend of celebrations at Bawburgh near Norwich, culminating in an open-air […]
May 26, 2016

1400 years of Catholic history in East Anglia

The Diocese of East Anglia is marking its 40th anniversary in June but the Catholic faith can be traced back over 1,400 years in the region, […]
May 25, 2016

Golden celebration for Peterborough’s Italian Sister

An Italian Catholic Sister, who came to England 45 years ago, has celebrated 50 years of service in grand style including two special masses near Peterborough […]
May 23, 2016

East Anglia Diocese trio instituted as Lectors in Rome

Three first year seminary students from the Diocese of East Anglia were instituted as Lectors at the Pontifical Beda College in Rome on Wednesday May 11. […]
May 21, 2016

Fire of Holy Spirit paints a Lowestoft church red

It was a case of painting the church red at Our Lady Star of the Sea in Lowestoft on Pentecost Sunday, May 15. The church has […]
May 18, 2016

Syro-Malabar celebration of Marian month in Peterborough

Nearly 500 members of Syro-Malabar communities, Fr Philip John, clergy and friends, gathered together at Our Lady of Lourdes Church, Peterborough, to celebrate the Marian month […]
May 12, 2016

Lowestoft church provides home to rare Kittiwakes

A Lowestoft Catholic church has given a warm welcome to over 100 special visitors ' rare red-listed Kittiwake birds which are nesting on the church tower. […]
May 6, 2016

Pope Francis gives blessing to diamond Ipswich couple

An Ipswich couple have celebrated their Diamond wedding anniversary with the presentation of an Apostolic Blessing from Pope Francis at St Mary Magdalene church in the […]
May 4, 2016

Pilgrimage marks start of East Anglia anniversary

Celebrations to mark the 40th anniversary of the Diocese of East Anglia got off on the right foot when over 1,000 people joined the annual Diocesan […]
April 28, 2016

East Anglia charity boosts Palestine music project

A partnership between charitable tour operator Pilgrimage People and the Tunes for Peace Project in Palestine has been boosted after a visit to meet students and […]
April 28, 2016

Fr David Skeoch was liturgist, scholar and bon viveur

Fr David Skeoch died peacefully in the West Suffolk Hospital at Bury St. Edmunds during the late evening of Thursday March 10 and his Funeral Mass […]
April 17, 2016

Bishop Alan’s Pastoral Letter on Vocations Sunday

Bishop Alan Hopes has written a pastoral letter for the Fourth Sunday of Easter, which will be read at all Masses throughout the Diocese during the […]
April 15, 2016

East Anglia visit to Lourdes shows power of God’s love

A large group of children from the Diocese of East Anglia travelled to Lourdes for a pilgrimage with HCPT during Easter week, joined by over 1,000 […]