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December 21, 2020

Norwich students quiz “Naked Scientist” on vaccines

A Level Biology students at Notre Dame High School in Norwich have interviewed “Naked Scientist” Cambridge Medical Consultant Dr Chris Smith, via Zoom about the challenges […]
December 21, 2020

Reflecting on the imminent coming of the Lord Jesus

In the fourth and final in our series of Advent reflections, Fr Luke Goymour reflects on the imminent coming of the Lord Jesus at Christmas. To […]
December 19, 2020

Peterborough churches celebrate Advent together

Christian churches in the Ortons area of Peterborough were united in prayer as they prepared for Christmas, reports Catholic seminarian Bienn Carlo. Advent is a time […]
December 18, 2020

Parishes adopt booking system for Christmas Masses

With government restrictions limiting numbers in churches, parishes across the diocese are planning a booking system for Christmas Masses, which are traditionally very popular. St John’s […]
December 17, 2020

The Posada statue goes on its Advent journey via Zoom

To keep parishioners safe, Fr Philip Shyrane from Huntingdon decided this year to re-route the Posada journey via Zoom. He describes below how it worked out. […]
December 14, 2020

Advent role of welcoming Jesus Christ

In the third in our series of Advent reflections, Fr Tony Rogers considers the role of John the Baptist – a watchman ushering in the new […]
December 13, 2020

Priest’s praise after five-week Norfolk Covid battle

A Catholic priest who spent more than five weeks in critical care at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in King’s Lynn, due to Covid-19, has praised the  […]
December 9, 2020

Alive in Faith provides lift and kitchen for Stowmarket

Funds raised through Alive in Faith have enabled Our Lady in Stowmarket to restore its hall as a fine facility accessible to all parishioners. Our Lady […]
December 9, 2020

Clare Priory Craft Fair makes £3000 gift for Advent

The parish of Our Lady of Good Council at Clare Priory in Suffolk marked the beginning of Advent with a charity donation of £3,000 from the […]
December 8, 2020

Fr Denis is welcomed into Diocese of East Anglia

Fr Denis Gallagher was formally welcomed, or incardinated, into the Diocese of East Anglia by Bishop Alan Hopes at a Mass at St Thomas of Canterbury […]
December 8, 2020

The God Who Speaks opens the Scriptures at Advent

It is a year since the diocese began using The God Who Speaks course to come to a deeper understanding of Scripture. Jean Johnson reflects on […]
December 7, 2020

Bishop Alan sends Advent message to schools

Bishop Alan Hopes has sent a message to all students and teachers across the Diocese of East Anglia, at the start of Advent 2020.  To watch […]
December 7, 2020

Spring cleaning ready for your Advent guest

In the second of a series of talks on Advent from Bishop Alan and priests of the Diocese, podcaster Fr Andrew Eburne talks about Advent as […]
December 7, 2020

King’s Lynn lights up the church for Red Wednesday

Our Lady of the Annunciation in King’s Lynn lit up the church in red in solidarity with Christians and others who are suffering persecution. Stephen Farr […]
December 7, 2020

Thinking with Pope Francis about Building Bridges

Marie-Madeleine Kenning, who has frequently visited Cambodia as part of the diocesan Building Bridges scheme, reflects on Pope Francis’ latest encyclical letter, Fratelli Tutti. I did not […]