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January 26, 2021

St Peter and All Souls wins Historic England grant

With the help of the Diocese, St Peter and All Souls in Peterborough has won a grant of £20,000 for vital repairs on the church. Parish […]
January 25, 2021

School and council mark Holocaust Memorial Day

A Catholic High School in Norwich and the city’s Lord Mayor have marked Holocaust Memorial Day with a virtual service and a online video.   The […]
January 23, 2021

Tonie was prison chaplain and lover of scripture

Suffolk Catholic prisons chaplain, and former pastoral assistant, Antoinette Askin, died recently at the age of 73. Fr Tony Rogers pay tribute. Until her death on […]
January 22, 2021

Sandra to help parishes with stewardship and funding

The Diocese of East Anglia has appointed Sandra Portas as its new part-time Stewardship and Fundraising Co-ordinator to help parishes with these two important areas. Sandra […]
January 22, 2021

Plea to make your voice heard on DIY abortions

The Government has opened a consultation about whether to extend its DIY abortion policy, where women can have a telephone consultation and then abortion pills in […]
January 21, 2021

Fifteen new laptops for St Edmund’s School in Bungay

Before Christmas the Friends of St Edmunds School in Bungay put in some bold funding requests…and were pleasantly surprised. Fr Charles Fitzgerald-Lombard reports. With the prospect […]
January 20, 2021

Knights of St Columba announce painting winners

Autumn Trenchard from St Edmund’s Bungay was the winner of the Key Stage 2 Nativity painting competition organised by the Knights of St Columba. Five schools […]
January 19, 2021

CAFOD seeks volunteers for campaigns and parishes

CAFOD relies on a network of dedicated volunteers in parishes, universities and schools and is currently recruiting volunteers. Jane Crone from CAFOD in East Anglia explains […]
January 18, 2021

Tributes paid to Cambridge’s Mgr Mark Langham

Catholic Chaplain to the University of Cambridge, Mgr Mark Langham, a former Administrator of Westminster Cathedral, died on January 15, after a long battle with cancer. […]
January 18, 2021

Cambridge Song School keeps young people together

Young people in Cambridge are sustaining a social life through lockdown thanks to the Song School at Our Lady of the Assumption and the English Martyrs. […]
January 15, 2021

Caritas meeting explains how to put ideas into action

A Caritas online meeting has provided practical advice about how to launch a social outreach project, especially to support isolated older people. Caritas Development Worker Jacinta […]
January 15, 2021

Diocesan vacancy for Historic Churches Support Officer

The Diocese of East Anglia is looking to appoint an Historic Churches Support Officer, to help parishes build up their capacity and commitment to champion the conservation and […]
January 14, 2021

Bungay Parish keeps music alive by recording a CD

The parish of St Edmund at Bungay was distressed to learn that it could have no singing at Masses during lockdown, so has recorded its own […]
January 13, 2021

Polish crib and nativity scene for unique Christmas

Last news from the Diocese of East Anglia includes a Polish Crib in Bury St Edmunds and a nativity scene produced for SVP in King’s Lynn. […]
January 12, 2021

Sound repairs help Christmas Masses reach thousands

St John’s Cathedral in Norwich welcomed around 1800 socially-distanced worshippers over its 17 Christmas Masses and many more via its live-stream and on Radio Maria after […]