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August 14, 2020

Cycling Peterborough pilgrims raise cash for Macmillan

Parish priest Fr Seelan and a small group of parishioners from Sacred Heart and St Oswald in Peterborough are cycling the 75 miles from the church […]
July 30, 2020

Caritas gathers social action pioneers for webinar

In partnership with CAFOD, Caritas East Anglia has organised a webinar to showcase various projects around the Diocese which are responding to social needs. Jacinta Goode, […]
July 10, 2020

Seafarers are unsung heroes of the global economy

Julian Wong, who has recently been appointed as the Stella Maris port chaplain for Felixstowe and the Haven ports, writes about Sea Sunday. July 12 would […]
July 2, 2020

You can’t lock a good CAFOD group down says Jane  

After their summer parish lunch was cancelled because of Covid-19, the CAFOD group from St George’s parish in Norwich cooked up the idea of a takeaway. […]
June 26, 2020

East Anglia paddle to raise funds for leprosy centre

A sponsored paddle to raise funds for a leprosy centre in Zimbabwe with links to a Norfolk Franciscan missionary is set to take place during July. […]
June 18, 2020

Volunteers plea from Wymondham crisis food project

A plea for volunteers has gone out from a community outreach project based at Our Lady and St Thomas of Canterbury in Wymondham, which has been […]
June 4, 2020

Stowmarket parish lunch with a difference

The CAFOD Plus group in Stowmarket parish organised a soup lunch with a difference last week – it was held online via Zoom, writes Jane Crone […]
May 18, 2020

Pope’s Laudato Si’ call for a ‘contagion of hope’

Five years ago Pope Francis issued his second encyclical Laudato Si’. Recalling this he’s invited us to participate in Laudato Si’ week from May 16-24 writes […]
May 15, 2020

Thetford applauds an NHS volunteer driver

After being furloughed, Andy Richardson from St Mary’s Thetford began coordinating support for vulnerable people in the parish. Here he describes how it led to more […]
April 27, 2020

Newmarket churches step up response to Covid-19

Newmarket has been praised for getting its volunteer response to the lockdown in place quickly. John Borda, a Town Councillor and active at Our Lady with […]
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 1, 2020

CAFOD volunteers highlight need to defend Amazon

To mark CAFOD’s Lent Fast Day on March 6, trained CAFOD volunteers visited primary schools to deliver assemblies to raise awareness of the issues facing the […]
March 28, 2020

Social action steps that we can still take despite virus

Today was to have been the day that the Caritas Festival began its journey around the Diocese of East Anglia at St George’s in Norwich. Jacinta […]
March 28, 2020

Government and NHS open opportunities to volunteer

During the Coronavirus crisis, the Government has offered people the opportunity to support the NHS by volunteering for a variety of roles. The NHS is looking […]
March 27, 2020

We must speak for the voiceless like Oscar Romero

The Third Principle of Catholic Social Teaching is the Preferential Option for the Poor writes Jacinta Goode – as demonstrated by Oscar Romero. On March 24, […]
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