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November 11, 2019

An East Anglian recipe for confident Catholics

A Southwold grandmother has described her new confidence in speaking about her faith, after successfully completing an online diocesan course in Catechetics. Laurette Burton, from the […]
October 18, 2019

The God who Speaks initiative is launched

The ‘God who Speaks’ initiative, which is a partnership between the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of England and Wales and the Bible Society, began on September 30 […]
September 19, 2019

Jean tells of her love of scripture and the God who speaks

The Bishops’ Conference of England and Wales has designated 2020 as a Year in celebration of “The God who Speaks”, inviting the Church to listen afresh to […]
August 29, 2019

Carnival parade is an opportunity to open church doors

Carnival Day in Downham Market was an opportunity for St Dominic’s evangelisation team to spring into action, writes Joe Walton. During Carnival Day in Downham Market […]
July 16, 2019

Evangelisation and discipleship initiative in Peterborough

An evangelisation and discipleship initiative has been started by a group at St Peter & All Souls in Peterborough to try to re-ignite the faith of […]
June 3, 2019

Hundreds gather at East Anglia charismatic weekend

Over 200 people enjoyed the Celebrate East Anglia Catholic Charismatic Family Weekend in Bury St Edmunds over the last two days under the theme “Be strong […]
May 31, 2019

Can you help welcome the stranger to your church?

Can you help welcome the stranger to your church, asks Rebecca Bretherton. In an East Anglian tourist information office I asked “Where is the local Catholic […]
April 2, 2019

Making the stranger welcome at your church

Are you prepared to welcome the stranger asks Rebecca Bretherton, who gives some ideas on how to go about doing it. Last summer a young student […]
November 29, 2018

Priest is inducted in March

Fr Michael Ryan was inducted as Parish Priest at Our Lady of Good Counsel and St Peter, March by Bishop Alan Hopes on November 27. Pictured […]
November 17, 2018

Norwich seminar teaches how to share hope in a crisis

40 Christians from across East Anglia attended the first Sharing Hope in Crisis event hosted by the Diocese of East Anglia. Rebecca Bretherton reports. Leading the […]
October 21, 2018

The mission goes on door-to-door in St Ives

In the third article in our series on the Proclaim Mission in Sacred Heart of Jesus parish, St Ives, Fr Karol Porczak asked participants for their […]
October 11, 2018

Jesus asks us a challenging question

On Home Mission Sunday in mid September, we were invited to think about how we’d answer Jesus’ question, ‘Who do you say I am?’ For some the […]
October 5, 2018

Proclaiming the Gospel door-to-door in Cambridgeshire

The Proclaim group from St Ives parish have been door-to-door visiting in the village of Knapwell, led by Fr Karol Porczak. Here they tell us of […]
September 10, 2018

A challenging question for Home Mission Sunday

On Home Mission Sunday this weekend (September 16) we are invited to think about how we’d answer Jesus’ question, ‘Who do you say I am?’ For some […]
September 9, 2018

East Anglia first for Sharing Hope in Crisis training

East Anglia is the first Catholic diocese to join with the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association to provide training for those who would like to learn how to share the […]