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October 19, 2021

Clive Lewis MP tackles climate at St John’s Cathedral

Clive Lewis, Labour MP for Norwich South, visited St John’s Cathedral for a discussion on climate change, COP26 and debt. Joseph Savage reports. The meeting, which […]
October 13, 2021

Macmillan coffee, politics and religion, sight loss

This year the Mother’s Prayer Group hosted the annual Macmillan coffee morning in the Cathedral Narthex, raising £681.25 for Macmillan Cancer. “It was a very happy, […]
October 6, 2021

Nonagenarian seamstress makes dresses for Jordan

Anna Bayles, a 96-year-old dressmaker from St Thomas of Canterbury in Wymondham, has sent her latest consignment of clothing as gifts to Christian refugees in Jordan. […]
October 1, 2021

Lady Dannatt praises Wymondham over defibrillator

Lady Dannatt MBE, the Lord Lieutenant of Norfolk, congratulated the community in Wymondham as she unveiled a defibrillator at Our Lady and St Thomas of Canterbury. […]
September 28, 2021

Farewell to Fr Leo, Prisoners’ Sunday, Love Christmas

The flower arrangers at St John’s Cathedral got together to bid a fond farewell to Fr Leo Michael as he left for his new parish in […]
September 8, 2021

SVP campaign asks for a million gestures of kindness

The St Vincent de Paul Society (SVP) is seeking a million gestures of kindness to address the trail of poverty and loneliness left by the Covid-19 […]
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 […]
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 1, 2021

Chaplain organises shopping for stranded seafarers

With seafarers stranded on board and unable to come ashore due to Covid, the role of a port chaplain has become more vital than ever. Julian […]
June 8, 2021

Series unpacks the meaning of the Common Good

The Benedict XVI Centre at St Mary’s University in Twickenham is holding a series of four events exploring the Common Good. The events are a collaboration […]
June 6, 2021

Appeal for Catholic mentors to support ex-offenders

A Norwich prison chaplain has appealed for Catholic mentors to come forward to work with Christian charity Community Chaplaincy Norfolk (CCN) to support ex-offenders coming out of […]
June 1, 2021

SVP supporter completes 13-hour run for homeless

Will Aldred ran 62 miles along the Angles Way over the Bank Holiday weekend to raise money for the Saint Vincent de Paul Society in Norfolk. […]
May 29, 2021

Joe to join CAFOD youth delegation at G7 Summit

Ahead of the G7 and COP26 conferences, CAFOD is calling on parishioners across England and Wales to focus their MPs on pressing global challenges. Joe Savage […]
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 […]