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March 30, 2021

Webinars of Trussell Trust, Stella Maris, Catholic Voices

The Trussell Trust, which runs the Foodbank network, will be hosting an online breakfast event for church leaders on Wednesday April 28. Many Catholic parishes are […]
March 3, 2021

St Felix’s School Haverhill joins CAFOD’s Walk for Water

  Home learners and pupils in class from St Felix’s School in Haverhill joined the CAFOD Walk for Water this Lent. Jane Crone from CAFOD in […]
March 2, 2021

Norwich parishioner to climb Mt Kilimanjaro for charity

Julia Hull from St George’s parish in Norwich will be climbing Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania in summer 2022 to raise money for charity. Julia Hull is […]
February 15, 2021

Newmarket parcels project wins Certificate of Merit

The Lord Lieutenant of Suffolk has awarded an ecumenical project in Newmarket a Certificate of Merit for its work to bring food parcels to needy families. […]
February 11, 2021

CAFOD supporters are walking for water this Lent

CAFOD supporters from across the Diocese will be walking for water this Lent to support those who must walk for water every day. Jane Crone from […]
February 9, 2021

Virtual charity lunch, Missio campaign, retreat day

Latest news from across the Diocese of East Anglia includes a virtual charity lunch, a Shrove Tuesday pancake fundraiser, and an online Lenten retreat. Aid to […]
February 5, 2021

Mary’s heart is broken by coup in Myanmar

Ely Catholic parishioner Mary Durkacz says her “heart is broken” at news of the recent military coup in Myanmar where the educational charity which she founded […]
January 27, 2021

SVP Conferences give aid to the hungry and homeless

Saint Vincent de Paul Conferences across East Anglia have excelled themselves over recent months, assisting those in need during the lockdowns. The variety of social action […]
January 23, 2021

Tonie was prison chaplain and lover of scripture

Suffolk Catholic prisons chaplain, and former pastoral assistant, Antoinette Askin, died recently at the age of 73. Fr Tony Rogers pay tribute. Until her death on […]
January 21, 2021

Fifteen new laptops for St Edmund’s School in Bungay

Before Christmas the Friends of St Edmunds School in Bungay put in some bold funding requests…and were pleasantly surprised. Fr Charles Fitzgerald-Lombard reports. With the prospect […]
January 19, 2021

CAFOD seeks volunteers for campaigns and parishes

CAFOD relies on a network of dedicated volunteers in parishes, universities and schools and is currently recruiting volunteers. Jane Crone from CAFOD in East Anglia explains […]
January 15, 2021

Caritas meeting explains how to put ideas into action

A Caritas online meeting has provided practical advice about how to launch a social outreach project, especially to support isolated older people. Caritas Development Worker Jacinta […]
January 13, 2021

Polish crib and nativity scene for unique Christmas

Last news from the Diocese of East Anglia includes a Polish Crib in Bury St Edmunds and a nativity scene produced for SVP in King’s Lynn. […]
January 5, 2021

How you can set up a Caritas project for older people

As we enter a third lockdown, Caritas East Anglia is putting on a follow-up webinar on The Richness of Many Years of Life, to encourage us to reach […]
December 30, 2020

Norwich student named as World Changer of the Year

A student at Notre Dame High School in Norwich has been named as ‘World Changer of the Year’ for her efforts in helping young people with […]