Marriage and Family Life

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November 30, 2023

Making the most of the Advent season

Faith in the Home: living our Catholic faith each day In our society, it seems there is no real Advent; there is only Christmas, which starts […]
June 12, 2023

Celebration of marriage at St John’s in Norwich

Over 200 people gathered on Saturday June 3 at St John’s Cathedral in Norwich for the annual Marriage Celebration Mass to celebrate the joy of holy matrimony […]
May 2, 2023

Bishop’s invite for couples to attend Marriage Mass

Bishop Peter Collins is inviting all married couples in the Diocese of East Anglia to join him at the annual Marriage Celebration Mass on Saturday June […]
March 30, 2023

Retreat looks at the man God has called you to be

Fr Anil Zachery will be the speaker at a retreat for men being organised at Walsingham by the Marriage and Family Life Commission. The retreat will […]
March 17, 2023

Hoveton couples celebrate 110 years of marriage

Two Catholic couples from Norfolk overcame the vagaries of hard winters to get to their weddings, and many decades later are celebrating God’s and each other’s […]
March 2, 2023

Listening prayer helpers are commissioned by bishop

The Diocese of East Anglia’s Listening and Prayer Ministry held its second annual Commissioning Mass on Saturday February 25 at St Catherine’s Dominican convent in Cambridge, […]
October 17, 2022

Secular Franciscans, Montana House, Vigil for Life

Latest news from the Diocese of East Anglia includes the Norwich Secular Franciscans, vacancies at the Montana Care Home, and an abortion vigil. The Norwich Secular […]
October 3, 2022

Tributes paid to former FAM coordinator Niamh

Former Diocese of East Anglia FAM Coordinator, Niamh Moloney, sadly passed away unexpectedly, earlier in September. Antonia Braithwaite pays tribute. Born in 1985, Niamh obtained a […]
August 26, 2022

Antonia is new Marriage & Family Life Co-ordinator

Cambridge-based Dr Antonia Braithwaite has been appointed as the new Marriage and Family Life Co-ordinator for the Diocese of East Anglia and will take up her […]
July 12, 2022

Momentous ruling on abortion in US, says Bishop

The recent decision of the US Supreme Court to overturn the Roe v Wade judgement, and so affirm that the constitution does not confer a right […]
July 9, 2022

Looking at fertility awareness methods

On the 54th anniversary of the publishing of Pope Paul VI’s encyclical Humane Vitae, Dr Antonia Braithwaite takes a look at fertility awareness methods. On July […]
June 30, 2022

Norwich Mass celebrates marriage and family life

This year’s Diocese of East Anglia Marriage and Family Life Mass was back in-person at St John’s Cathedral in Norwich on Saturday June 18. Bishop Alan […]
June 27, 2022

Marriage Tribunal needs volunteer lay auditors

The Diocese of East Anglia Marriage Tribunal is seeking new volunteers to join its team of lay auditors to help in its work with marriage annulments […]
June 14, 2022

New prayerful listening ministry launched

A new ministry in the Diocese of East Anglia has been launched to provide prayerful listening for those who need to talk. Pairs of trained parishioners […]
May 30, 2022

Families invited to join online World Meeting

Families and couples across the Diocese of East Anglia are being invited to take part in the 10th World Meeting of Families via an online app […]