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September 9, 2020

Vacancy in Fertility Awareness Management

The Diocese of East Anglia is seeking a new Fertility Awareness Management Coordinator. Currently this role is four hours per week, but applicants can propose arrangements […]
September 1, 2020

Seminar gives chance to prepare and repair marriages

Smartloving, the organisation whose marriage preparation programme the diocese uses, is offering a free, one-off marriage support seminar online. All marriages will come under stress. Sometimes […]
September 1, 2020

A new opportunity to use the gift of listening

The diocese is launching a new lay ministry to provide listening and prayer for those who are troubled. Dr Bonnie Lander Johnson from the Marriage and […]
July 23, 2020

Pro-life prayer vigil to re-start in the autumn

As the provision of abortion continues uninterrupted though the Covid-19 pandemic, the diocese is prayerfully considering ways to respond. Sarah Ward, pro-life representative on the marriage […]
October 31, 2019

Teachers take fresh look at Humanae Vitae

Teachers, priests and religious from around the diocese met recently at Newmarket to study the Church’s teaching on marriage and family life. Fr Paul Grogan of […]
July 25, 2019

Free workshop to help couples communicate better

The Diocese of East Anglia is offering a free half-day session on the Smart Loving Breakthrough programme, which aims to help couples improve the way they communicate with […]
June 12, 2019

Marriage and family life is celebrated at Mass in Norwich

Around 300 people attended the annual Marriage and Family Life Mass on Saturday June 8 at St John’s Cathedral in Norwich to celebrate the joy of […]
September 1, 2018

Marriage and family life celebrated at Walsingham

Marriage and family life are being celebrated at Walsingham this year through two major retreats: the Marriage and Family Life week and the Loving For Life […]
July 24, 2018

Norfolk Catholic couple celebrate 70 years of marriage

A Norfolk Catholic couple, who met each other as teenagers in 1944, have celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary with a party at St Helen’s Church in […]
June 20, 2018

Couples celebrate marriage and family life in Norwich

Bishop Alan Hopes has celebrated marriage and family life with over 60 couples and their families in an annual Mass at St John’s Cathedral in Norwich. […]
May 18, 2018

Bishop’s invitation to celebration of marriage and family

Bishop Alan Hopes has invited all married and engaged couples across the Diocese of East Anglia to the annual Marriage and Family Celebration Mass at the […]
March 26, 2018

Vigil was no pitchforked mob on the streets of Norwich

As the 40 Days for Life Vigil outside the abortion clinic at Bowthorpe in Norwich ended yesterday (March 25) , Fr Henry Whisenant reflects on some […]
March 14, 2018

Explaining the role of the Marriage Tribunal

As a new national guide to the annulment process is published, Judicial Vicar Rev Simon Blakesley explains the work of the Marriage Tribunal in East Anglia. […]
March 7, 2018

Book will help couples preparing for marriage

A brand new resource to help couples discerning and preparing for marriage has just been published by the Catholic Truth Society -Cherishing Your Wedding: helping couples […]
February 7, 2018

Marriage season, birthday surprise and God Calls app

Latest news from the Diocese of East Anglia includes couples preparing for marriage in Peterborough, a surprise birthday party in Beccles and a new God Call […]
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