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August 12, 2021

John Bradburne, fundraising webinar, peace concert

A major celebration is taking place this year to mark the hundredth anniversary of the birth of John Bradburne, the Norfolk schoolboy who was martyred in […]
August 11, 2021

Fr Sam Randall says farewell to Radio Maria England

Fr Sam Randall is leaving Radio Maria England, having been invited to take up a post with Radio Maria in Melbourne. This is his farewell message. […]
August 10, 2021

Walk for Foodbank honours Wymondham parishioner

A fundraising walk for Wymondham Foodbank on Saturday raised £1,695 in memory of Siobhan O’Keeffe, who passed away with Covid during lockdown. Siobhan O’Keeffe was a […]
August 9, 2021

Fr Alvan releases a musical message of determination

Fr Alvan Ibeh from St Mary’s Yarmouth has always loved music but thought it would be impossible for him ever to produce an album of his […]
August 4, 2021

Couples share the keys to a long and happy marriage

Couples celebrating anniversaries after being married for many years recently took part in a Mass organised by the Diocesan Marriage and Family Life Commission. Bishop Alan […]
August 2, 2021

Couples for Christ launches a group in Peterborough

Jolanta Mokrzycka from St Luke’s in Peterborough has launched a branch of Couples for Christ in the city. Here she explains how it came about. Couples […]
July 28, 2021

CAFOD bounces back in Bungay with produce stall

As parish social life slowly returns after the pandemic, Jane Crone from CAFOD in East Anglia reports how one parish group is sharing CAFOD’s message of […]
July 24, 2021

Radio Maria wins grant to explore science and faith

Cambridge-based Radio Maria England has been awarded a grant to look at the relationship between science and faith through the Scientists in Congregations programme. The programme […]
July 22, 2021

Walsingham Sisters offer retreats for body and soul

The Community of Our Lady of Walsingham will be running two retreats, on theology of the body and spirituality. Sr Theresa OCLW explains the opportunities. Places […]
July 21, 2021

March for Life relaunches in London as a real event

March for Life UK will be taking place in September as an actual, in-person event to inspire, educate and motivate the nation to value all life […]
July 20, 2021

The God who speaks through the voices of women

Talks by Sr Gemma Simmonds from Cambridge and a new series on women of the Bible are part of this summer’s offering from the God Who […]
July 19, 2021

Faith journeys inspire young people on YouTube

The Ignite Team have posted a series of First Fridays chat shows which share the inspirational stories of Catholics from around the Diocese and beyond. Each […]
July 16, 2021

CAFOD volunteers put the world’s eyes on G7 summit

Joe Savage, a student volunteering with CAFOD in East Anglia, joined its youth delegation to the G7 conference in Cornwall. Here is his report. Along with […]
July 15, 2021

Catholic boy from council estate becomes Lord Mayor

For the second time in a row, an active member of St John’s Cathedral parish has been elected Lord Mayor of Norwich. Here Kevin Maguire shares […]
July 14, 2021

Paula provides some direction for the spiritual journey

Paula Pearce moved into the diocese during lockdown and will be working as a spiritual director. Margaret Mary McFadyen provides an introduction. Paula is a trained […]