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May 11, 2020

Radio Maria to broadcast daily Mass from Cathedral

The Feast of Our Lady of Fatima will mark the beginning of a daily broadcast by Radio Maria of the 10am Mass from the Cathedral of […]
May 5, 2020

Ignite announces speakers for online youth festival

Steve Murray, Jacob DeRusha and Pippa Baker will be among the guest speakers at Ignite@Home, the online youth festival taking place this weekend from May 8 […]
May 5, 2020

A time to evangelise: Jesus is bigger than Corona

On April 25 Catholics from East Anglia joined over 4000 others for the UEvangelize virtual summit to learn that the call to share the Gospel is […]
May 4, 2020

Radio Maria England seeks to grow its staff team

As it continues to develop its station in Cambridge, Radio Maria England is seeking to recruit an audio technician, fundraising manager and editorial assistant. The station […]
April 30, 2020

Cycling mishaps can’t stop Fr Sean’s evening podcast

Fr Sean Connolly overcame two exploding bike tyres to heroically continue broadcasting his increasingly popular Evening Prayer podcast, as he wheeled his bike back to St […]
April 25, 2020

Seminarian keeps building faith despite lockdown

East Anglia’s seminarians are finding new and imaginative ways to help keep faith strong during the coronavirus crisis. Anthony Asomugha shares his experience. When I started […]
April 22, 2020

CAFOD offers young people life-changing gap year

CAFOD is inviting young people from East Anglia aged 18 to 30 to take part in its gap year programme called Step into the Gap. As […]
April 21, 2020

Virtual summit proclaims Evangelisation is still possible

Can Catholics really evangelise at a time like this? How can we do so? Why should we move forward, when it feels like it might be […]
April 21, 2020

Beda student finds much to give thanks and pray for

Despite the coronavirus crisis, an East Anglian seminarian is continuing with his studies at the Beda. Mike Smith sent this report about life under lockdown in […]
April 20, 2020

Sawston parish provides a home for Syrian refugees

A parish in Cambridgeshire has come to understand the Syrian war at a personal level by joining a project which provides homes for refugees. Kevin McMullen […]
April 15, 2020

Walsingham Sisters prepare for new growth

The Community of Our Lady of Walsingham is using the time of lockdown to prepare in the spirit, and in the garden, for the time when […]
April 9, 2020

Ignite Team gets back to the basics of evangelisation

As we journey through the Easter season in lockdown, Emily Murphy from the Ignite Team issues a call to prayer for the youth of the Diocese. […]
April 8, 2020

Ways to connect with the Passion of Jesus this Easter

As we journey through Holy Week, a priest from Brentwood Diocese, and the Wintershall Passion players, are placing resources online to inspire our faith. Fr Adrian […]
April 7, 2020

Catholic broadcasters and Cardinal on BBC local radio

A number of Catholic radio stations are broadcasting Masses and prayers, music and messages of encouragement available in East Anglia and Cardinal Vincent Nichols will be […]
April 7, 2020

Family in Bungay creates virtual chapel to attend Mass

A family from St Edmund, King and Martyr parish in Bungay, Suffolk, have created a virtual chapel in their home as they join Mass while self-isolating. […]