Bishop at UEA, photo competition, goulash at St Neots

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Bishop at UEA, photo competition, goulash at St Neots

Latest news from the Diocese of East Anglia includes a visit by Bishop Peter to the University of East Anglia, a photo competition by the Knights of St Columba, and a Slovak goulash.

Bishop Peter celebrated Mass for 50 students at the University of East Anglia Catholic Chaplaincy, with their Chaplain Fr Andrew Eburne and Assistant Chaplain Sr Teresa Weight

In his homily Bishop Peter encouraged the students both in the practice of their faith and in their academic work, reminding them that Jesus Christ should be at the heart of all that they studied. After Mass the Bishop and students enjoyed a Chaplaincy feast, with home-cooked dishes from the many nations represented within the community.

Juniper Timberlake‘s Nativity Scene picture won first prize in the East Anglia Province of the Knights of St Columba and has now been sent to Head Office for national judging.  

Amelia Brooks’ photo of the Notre Dame de Boulogne statue in Our Lady Star of the Sea church, Lowestoft won the Provincial and National rounds of the KS2 Competition.

Noela Da Costa‘s photo was of the Marian statue in the Lady Chapel Altar at the church of Our Lady Star of the Sea in Lowestoft where she is an altar server. Noela was the national winner at KS3.

Parishioners from St Joseph’s in St Neots celebrated the solemnity of their parish patron with a Mass on March 20. Following the Mass, parishioners enjoyed szegedin goulash, a traditional Slovak disk provided by Fr Tibor Borovskẏ, the parish priest.

Pictured above is Bishop Peter with students from UEA and, below, Amelia with her National Certificate and £30 prize award, with Provincial Knights Bros Jason Wickard and Christopher Brooks. Bottom are parishioners from St Neots enjoying Slovak goulash.