Marriage and Family Life

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April 8, 2024

Marriage celebration, new mums’ group and solo retreat

Latest news of interest across the Diocese of East Anglia includes a Marriage Celebration Mass, a new Catholic Mothers Group and an opportunity for a solo […]
April 2, 2024

East Anglia Listening and Prayer Ministry grows

The Diocese of East Anglia held its third Commissioning Mass for the Listening and Prayer Ministry in February, during which Bishop Peter Collins commissioned another seven […]
March 23, 2024

A handy reminder of who to pray for says Pope Francis

Pope Francis has proposed a simple way of remembering who we should pray for – simple enough for children to understand explains Marriage & Family Life […]
March 2, 2024

Saint Peter & All Souls Parish introduces marriage course

In January and February, Saint Peter & All Souls Parish launched a transformative marriage preparation course, guiding couples towards stronger, faith-based unions under the leadership of […]
March 1, 2024

What is your first thought when you wake up?

What is your first thought when you wake up in the morning? Where am I? What day is it? What’s happening today? asks Marriage & Family […]
February 27, 2024

Diocese launches Day of Prayer for Engaged Couples

The Diocese of East Anglia has introduced a Day of Prayer for Engaged Couples, inviting them to receive a special blessing, emphasizing the spiritual foundation of […]
February 12, 2024

Lent is a time to bring ourselves back onto the right path

Lent is a period of penitence during which we are invited to bring ourselves back onto the right path in all areas of our lives and […]
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 […]