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July 9, 2020

Beautiful gifts on sale at Clare Priory’s virtual craft fair

After having to postpone its annual craft fair because of Covid-19 restrictions, the parish at Clare Priory came up with the idea of a virtual fair. […]
July 8, 2020

Applause as Suffolk churches re-open for worship

Fr David Bagstaff from Bury St Edmunds has spoken to BBC Radio Suffolk about the enthusiasm with which Catholics in Suffolk have returned to collective worship. Fr […]
July 7, 2020

Sacred Heart Primary in Swaffham celebrates first year

Beginning life in the grounds of an existing school gave the new Sacred Heart VA Primary School fantastic facilities with which to launch on September 1, […]
July 6, 2020

Fr Luke celebrates 10th anniversary with Papal blessing

Fr Luke Goymour, parish priest of Brandon and Mildenhall, is about to celebrate 10 years as a priest of the Diocese of East Anglia.  It was […]
July 4, 2020

East Anglia Catholic churches re-open their doors

All but a handful of the Catholic churches across East Anglia are re-opening their doors for collective public worship this weekend following the relaxation of government […]
July 3, 2020

Norwich cathedral dean welcomes back public Masses

The Dean of St John the Baptist Cathedral in Norwich, Canon David Paul, has welcomed the return to collective worship and public Mass from this weekend […]
July 3, 2020

Fr Seelan gives drive-through blessing in Peterborough

More than 70 carloads of parishioners from Sacred Heart and St Oswald took advantage of the opportunity for a drive-through blessing on the eve of Corpus […]
July 2, 2020

You can’t lock a good CAFOD group down says Jane  

After their summer parish lunch was cancelled because of Covid-19, the CAFOD group from St George’s parish in Norwich cooked up the idea of a takeaway. […]
July 1, 2020

Peter has his final word – live the love of Jesus

In a final column, Deacon Peter Coates from Woodbridge, who died last week, says that Jesus calls us to live His love in the dirty world […]
July 1, 2020

Archbishops welcome re-opening of places of worship

The Metropolitan Archbishops of the Catholic Church in England have issued a statement regarding the resumption of collective worship in England from July 4. Dear Brothers […]
June 30, 2020

Celebrating seven years of the ministry of Pope Francis

The Margaret Beaufort Institute in Cambridge is putting on a series of online seminars to celebrate the seventh anniversary of the election of Pope Francis. This […]
June 29, 2020

As churches re-open Rebecca tells us how to stay safe

The Diocesan Safeguarding Administrator Rebecca Bretherton has created a 15-minute zoom presentation on safety during the re-opening of churches in East Anglia. It is intended especially […]
June 27, 2020

Cambridge church ahead of game with live-streaming

St Laurence’s in Cambridge was well ahead of the game and began live-streaming Masses a whole year before lockdown began. One of the system’s creators, Sean […]
June 26, 2020

East Anglia paddle to raise funds for leprosy centre

A sponsored paddle to raise funds for a leprosy centre in Zimbabwe with links to a Norfolk Franciscan missionary is set to take place during July. […]
June 25, 2020

Bishop Alan praises actions of front-line workers

Actions speak louder than words was the message of Bishop Alan Hopes as he celebrated a Mass at St John’s Cathedral in Norwich tonight (June 25), […]