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July 16, 2016

Bishop opens Norwich school’s revolutionary new classrooms

A revolutionary new classroom block has been opened at St Augustine's Catholic Primary School, Costessey, near Norwich, due to increasing pupil numbers, and has been blessed […]
July 14, 2016

Pope Francis receives refugee letters from Cambs pupils

Letters for refugee families, written by Cambridgeshire school children, have been handed to Pope Francis by the Bishop of East Anglia, Rt Rev Alan Hopes, at […]
July 14, 2016

East Anglia pilgrims get set for World Youth Day

A group of 80 from the Diocese of East Anglia will set off for World Youth Day in Krakow, Poland on July 20, joining Pope Francis […]
July 13, 2016

Lowestoft volunteer receives honour from Countess

Retired teacher and Minister of the Word at the Catholic Parish in Lowestoft, Mary Hunt, has been named National Childhood Champion Community Volunteer by the NSPCC […]
July 12, 2016

Catholic charity to open East Anglia safe house

Following a recent meeting of Catholic bishops and local police in Peterborough to address the issue of human slavery, the Medaille Trust has announced that it […]
July 11, 2016

Call to proclaim God’s mercy across East Anglia

Around 50 parish New Evangelisation reps from across the Diocese of East Anglia met for a day of reflection, linking God’s mercy with the call to […]
July 11, 2016

UEA’s Prof Charmley set to join Catholic university

Prof John Charmley, from the University of East Anglia in Norwich and well-known in the Diocese of East Anglia, has been appointed as Pro Vice-Chancellor for […]
July 5, 2016

East Anglian deacons celebrate 25 years of service

Nine Diocese of East Anglia deacons, who were all ordained together by Bishop Alan Clark in St John's Cathedral in Norwich on May 25, 1991, are […]
July 5, 2016

East Anglia medal recognition for Holy Land work

The humanitarian work of Cambridge-based charitable travel company Pilgrimage People has been recognised by the Latin Patriarchate of Jerusalem. Bishop William Shomali, Patriarchal Vicar for Jerusalem, […]
July 4, 2016

Four Holy Doors for East Anglian pilgrims to Rome

The Diocese of East Anglia pilgrimage to Rome from June 6 to 10 included no less than four Holy Doors, bringing real meaning and significance to […]
July 4, 2016

Up to 15,000 Tamils set to visit Walsingham shrine

Up to 15,000 Tamils from across the UK and further afield will travel to the Catholic National Shrine of Our Lady at Walsingham on Sunday (July […]
June 30, 2016

Southwold church celebrates its centenary in style

The Church of the Sacred Heart in Southwold has celebrated the centenary of its opening with a Mass presided over by the Bishop of East Anglia, […]
June 29, 2016

Bishops’ meeting reveals human slavery in East Anglia

The wide extent of human slavery in parts of East Anglia was revealed at a meeting between representatives of the Catholic Church, local Police forces and […]
June 28, 2016

Yarmouth couple honoured for 40 years of service

A Great Yarmouth couple, who have recently celebrated 65 years of marriage, have been presented with an East Anglian Diocesan medal in recognition of over 40 […]
June 21, 2016

Norwich Mass celebrates 3,400 years of married life

An amazing 3,400 years of marriage were represented by 80 couples who received certificates from Bishop Alan Hopes at the annual Marriage and Family Celebration Mass […]
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