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February 12, 2021

Tributes to devoted Norwich nurse after Covid tragedy

Tributes have been paid to devoted Norwich nurse, mother and Catholic Cathedral steward Estrella Catalan, who died last Friday at the Norfolk and Norwich hospital where […]
February 11, 2021

Opportunity for home-based training in evangelisation

The Diocese of East Anglia is working with colleagues in the Diocese of Plymouth to offer the Mission Made Possible evangelisation programme.  The seven-week programme includes reading and […]
February 11, 2021

CAFOD supporters are walking for water this Lent

CAFOD supporters from across the Diocese will be walking for water this Lent to support those who must walk for water every day. Jane Crone from […]
February 10, 2021

Diocese takes stock of its rich architectural heritage

A comprehensive architectural and historical review of Catholic churches across the Diocese has been published online as part of the major Taking Stock project. Taking stock […]
February 9, 2021

Diss parishioners celebrate virtual saint’s feast day

Parishioners in Diss gathered on February 1 for a virtual celebration of the feast day of St Henry Morse, known as ‘The Priest of the Plague’. […]
February 9, 2021

Virtual charity lunch, Missio campaign, retreat day

Latest news from across the Diocese of East Anglia includes a virtual charity lunch, a Shrove Tuesday pancake fundraiser, and an online Lenten retreat. Aid to […]
February 8, 2021

St Mary’s Yarmouth wins Lottery grant to repair roof

St Mary’s parish in Great Yarmouth has received a grant of £148,598 from the National Lottery Heritage Fund for repairs to a leaking roof. The grant […]
February 5, 2021

Mary’s heart is broken by coup in Myanmar

Ely Catholic parishioner Mary Durkacz says her “heart is broken” at news of the recent military coup in Myanmar where the educational charity which she founded […]
February 4, 2021

Fr Mike speaks of light and shade of a chaplain’s work

Fr Mike Brookes recently gave an interview on Radio Maria England about his work as a chaplain at the West Suffolk Hospital, and how it has […]
February 3, 2021

Schools across East Anglia celebrate Candlemas

Pupils and school staff right across the Diocese of East Anglia joined together in celebrating Candlemas on February 2, spreading candle light and using prayers in […]
February 3, 2021

Bishop Alan celebrates the gift of consecrated life

At a Mass for Religious in St John’s Cathedral on the Feast of the Presentation of the Lord, Bishop Alan spoke of the role of obedience […]
February 2, 2021

Cherishing buildings where we meet the Lord of Life

The Diocese is finding growing opportunities to take advantage of its rich architectural heritage. Cedric Burton, Secretary of the Historic Churches Committee, explains the significance of […]
January 27, 2021

New Peterborough school team reassures residents

The team behind the new St John Henry Newman Catholic Primary School, set to open in Peterborough in September 2022, has reassured residents that any local […]
January 27, 2021

SVP Conferences give aid to the hungry and homeless

Saint Vincent de Paul Conferences across East Anglia have excelled themselves over recent months, assisting those in need during the lockdowns. The variety of social action […]
January 26, 2021

Eric was an entrepreneur, inventor and man of faith

Eric St John Foti, a Norfolk Catholic entrepreneur and inventor, has died at the age of 94. Sr Francis Ridler FDC pays tribute. Eric was a […]