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Please send news articles and pictures for the diocesan newspaper and website to editor Keitha Morris at keith.morris@rcdea.org.uk

October 29, 2020

Mgr Tony plants oaks for the Season of Creation

As part of CAFOD’s Season of Creation celebration, Mgr Tony Rogers from the parishes of Aldeburgh and Leiston has helped to plant 120 oak trees. The […]
October 29, 2020

Learn how to become a Sight Loss Friendly Church

The Christian charity Torch Trust is running a series of free Zoom meetings explaining how parishes can become accessible for people with sight loss. Torch Trust […]
October 26, 2020

Fresh Bible study resources from The God who Speaks

The God Who Speaks initiative, which encourages Catholics to study the Bible, continues to be active and to produce new material. Jean M Johnson, Suffolk Champion […]
October 23, 2020

Fr Pat Cleary joins the diocesan Chapter of Canons

At a Capitular Mass at St John the Baptist Cathedral, Bishop Alan installed Fr Pat Cleary as a Canon of the Diocese. Canon David Paul, Dean […]
October 20, 2020

Fr Luke carries blessing into the open air at Brandon

Fr Luke Goymour from St Thomas of Canterbury in Brandon has been arranging adoration and Benediction in the gardens of some of his parishioners. Not someone […]
October 19, 2020

Tributes to award-winning architect Anthony Rossi

Anthony Rossi CBE, who designed the award-winning Church of the Annunciation in Little Walsingham, has died at the age of 88. Anthony, who had previously lived […]
October 19, 2020

Vianney Mission Group prays for priests and vocations

Fr John Minh from Sawston has encouraged a group in his own parish which is praying for priests, and is offering help for other parishes to […]
October 18, 2020

A new opportunity to use the gift of listening

The diocese is launching a new lay ministry to provide listening and prayer for those who are troubled. Dr Bonnie Lander Johnson from the Marriage and […]
October 16, 2020

Bishop Alan blesses Radio Maria England studio

Bishop Alan has visited Radio Maria England in Cambridge, and had kind words to share with volunteers and staff. He thanked them for spreading God’s word […]
October 15, 2020

Fr John Barnes from Felixstowe celebrates silver jubilee

Fr John Barnes, Parish Priest of Felixstowe, celebrated his silver jubilee of priesthood on October 7, the Feast of Our Lady of the Rosary. A Mass of […]
October 14, 2020

Elena Curti’s travel guide to the finest Catholic churches

Two Suffolk churches and the Slipper Chapel at Walsingham feature in a new book by Catholic journalist Elena Curti. Journalist and author Elena Curti has compiled […]
October 13, 2020

Jess offers invitation to see fertility as a gift from God

Jess Beckett, the new Fertility Awareness Methods Co-ordinator for the Diocese, is inviting people to connect and contribute to her work. Jess also works part-time as […]
October 12, 2020

Youth Mission Team stays ignited in unusual times

The Ignite Youth Mission Team has just celebrated its fifth birthday but this academic year, unsurprisingly, poses some unique challenges to their work of evangelisation among […]
October 12, 2020

Fr Dick Healey retires after 40 years of ministry

Fr Dick Healey, who has been serving as Parish Priest in Fakenham, has retired after a ministry spanning 40 years and moved to Montana in Great […]
October 8, 2020

Filipino community pays tribute to respected leader

The Filipino community at St John’s Cathedral gathered in numbers at a Requiem Mass to honour and pray for Ermie Astorga, a much-loved leader. Ermie’s given […]