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December 26, 2020

Latest news from Walsingham Community sisters

Latest news from the sisters at the Community of Our Lady of Walsingham include a new role for Sr Camilla, the arrival of a shepherd’s hut, […]
December 24, 2020

Ipswich school fills 100 community food hampers

Students, parents and staff from St Alban’s Catholic High School in Ipswich have been collecting food and Christmas treats for deserving families in its community. Deputy […]
December 23, 2020

Christmas is a powerful season says Bishop Alan

Bishop Alan Hopes reflects on a powerful season for human beings in his Christmas message. Dear Friends, Christmas is a powerful season for us human beings. […]
December 22, 2020

Norwich school pupils create opera about pandemic

Pupils at St Augustine’s Primary and St Francis of Assisi Primary in Norwich have collaborated with children at four other city schools to share a message […]
December 22, 2020

Prisoners’ chocolate treats from Peterborough church

An amazing 230 tubs of chocolates have been given to prisoners at HMP Peterborough, thanks to St Luke’s Parish in the town. Every year, there is […]
December 21, 2020

Norwich students quiz “Naked Scientist” on vaccines

A Level Biology students at Notre Dame High School in Norwich have interviewed “Naked Scientist” Cambridge Medical Consultant Dr Chris Smith, via Zoom about the challenges […]
December 21, 2020

Reflecting on the imminent coming of the Lord Jesus

In the fourth and final in our series of Advent reflections, Fr Luke Goymour reflects on the imminent coming of the Lord Jesus at Christmas. To […]
December 19, 2020

Peterborough churches celebrate Advent together

Christian churches in the Ortons area of Peterborough were united in prayer as they prepared for Christmas, reports Catholic seminarian Bienn Carlo. Advent is a time […]
December 14, 2020

Advent role of welcoming Jesus Christ

In the third in our series of Advent reflections, Fr Tony Rogers considers the role of John the Baptist – a watchman ushering in the new […]
December 13, 2020

Priest’s praise after five-week Norfolk Covid battle

A Catholic priest who spent more than five weeks in critical care at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in King’s Lynn, due to Covid-19, has praised the  […]
December 8, 2020

Fr Denis is welcomed into Diocese of East Anglia

Fr Denis Gallagher was formally welcomed, or incardinated, into the Diocese of East Anglia by Bishop Alan Hopes at a Mass at St Thomas of Canterbury […]
December 7, 2020

Bishop Alan sends Advent message to schools

Bishop Alan Hopes has sent a message to all students and teachers across the Diocese of East Anglia, at the start of Advent 2020.  To watch […]
December 7, 2020

Spring cleaning ready for your Advent guest

In the second of a series of talks on Advent from Bishop Alan and priests of the Diocese, podcaster Fr Andrew Eburne talks about Advent as […]
December 6, 2020

Key events in the Diocese of East Anglia for 2021

A provisional calendar of events across the Diocese of East Anglia has been released. Due to the on-going Covid-19 restrictions, all future dates should be checked […]
December 4, 2020

Bishop Alan marks silver jubilee as Catholic priest

Bishop Alan Hopes today celebrated the Silver Jubilee of his ordination to the Catholic Priesthood with a Mass at St John’s Cathedral in Norwich. Also celebrating […]