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May 24, 2021

A real journey of faith to Walsingham for young people

This year the Diocesan Youth Service is putting on a pilgrimage to one of the Church’s most famous sites – Walsingham. Hamish MacQueen reports. Each year […]
May 21, 2021

St Joseph inspires Hamish to compose a new song

Hamish MacQueen, Director of the Diocesan Youth Service, was inspired to write a song called ‘St Joseph pray for me’. He explains how it came about. […]
May 20, 2021

Cambourne parish group puts prayer on WhatsApp

A 60-strong WhatsApp prayer group at St John Fisher in Cambourne is meeting regularly for novenas, reflections and discussions. Mel Ward reports. During lockdown, two local parishioners, […]
May 18, 2021

Wymondham honours the Far East prisoners of war

A memorial service at St Thomas of Canterbury in Wymondham heard about the ‘shift of mental furniture’ of one Far East prisoner of war. Fr Pat […]
May 16, 2021

Mayor and Sheriff attend civic service at cathedral

Bishop Alan welcomed Councillor Vaughan Thomas, the Mayor of Norwich, to a special service for civic leaders at St John’s Cathedral. The mayor was joined by […]
May 14, 2021

John to ride the Via Beata for homelessness charity

  John Pinnington, a former headteacher of Notre Dame, is cycling from St David’s to Lowestoft with a friend to raise money for the homelessness project […]
May 13, 2021

Jane shares invitation to reclaim Our Common Home

Beginning at Pentecost, we celebrate the anniversary of Pope Francis’ encyclical, Laudato Si’. Jane Crone from CAFOD in East Anglia invites us to reclaim Our Common […]
May 12, 2021

Flavio takes helm at Walsingham Multi Academy Trust

Flavio Vettese has recently been appointed as Interim Chief Executive Officer for Our Lady of Walsingham Catholic Multi Academy Trust. Flavio will be well known to […]
May 10, 2021

St Louis Academy pupils excel in CAFOD water appeal

Despite the challenges of the pandemic, St Louis Academy in Newmarket managed to raise £1259.64 for CAFOD’s Lent appeal. Jane Crone from CAFOD in East Anglia […]
May 8, 2021

Sean puts in pedal power for Pax Christi fundraiser

Sean Finlay is among many Pax Christi supporters who will be a doing sponsored bike rides this month to raise money for the charity. In common […]
May 6, 2021

Powerful speakers give call to faith at Ignite Festival

Youth groups from Peterborough, Bury St Edmunds and Norwich joined the Ignite Festival online over the weekend, which was livestreamed from south Cambridgeshire. “On the Saturday […]
May 5, 2021

Retrouvaille marriage charity organises online course

The Catholic marriage charity Retrouvaille is putting on an online weekend for couples experiencing difficulties from July 1 to 4. Clive and Kathy Jones from Retrouvaille […]
May 4, 2021

Little Sisters celebrate Pope’s decision on de Foucauld

On Monday Pope Francis cleared the way for the canonisation of Charles de Foucauld. Sr Kathleen from the Little Sisters of Jesus in Walsingham, reports. Charles […]
April 30, 2021

Thy Kingdom Come: praying for five to come to faith

Rebecca Bretherton, Diocesan Co-ordinator for the New Evangelisation, is encouraging people to join in nine days of prayer known as Thy Kingdom Come. This time of […]
April 28, 2021

Diocese appoints Mark Little of Savills as surveyor

The Diocese of East Anglia has appointed Mark Little of Savills Norwich as its Diocesan Surveyor and property advisor for the next five years. Supported by […]