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November 12, 2020

Walsingham Shrine’s Rector lets us get to know him

Seven weeks after his induction as Rector of the National Shrine at Walsingham, Mgr Philip Moger agreed to an interview, to help people in the diocese […]
November 11, 2020

Fr Sean and Dylan the dog are back with new podcast

Lockdown is back and so is the very popular Evening Prayer podcast by Fr Sean Connolly and his dog Dylan from St George’s in Norwich.   […]
November 11, 2020

St Mary’s Thetford remembers those fallen in conflict

St Mary’s in Thetford celebrated Remembrance Sunday by laying a wreath for those who had made the ultimate sacrifice in conflict.  Due to the ongoing situation […]
November 10, 2020

Catholic Church welcomes IICSA report into abuse

The Catholic Church in England and Wales has welcomed the report, published today, from the Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse, relating to the institutional response […]
November 10, 2020

Author Fr Anthony turns his craft to medieval history

Fr Anthony Foreman, a retired diocesan priest, has published a book on the intriguing medieval history of Lidgate, the Suffolk village where he lives. Lidgate, a […]
November 9, 2020

Ipswich children dress as heroes to celebrate All Saints

St Pancras Catholic Primary School in Ipswich celebrated All Saints with a special dressing up day, inviting children to come in as Saints and as their personal heroes.  […]
November 7, 2020

How to put your faith into action during lockdown

Churches may be closed, but CAFOD offers ways of putting your faith into action during lockdown. Jane Crone from CAFOD in East Anglia shares three ideas […]
November 6, 2020

Fr Paul Vincent graduates from University of London

Fr Paul Vincent OCD from St Mark’s Ipswich recently completed a Masters Degree at Birkbeck College in the University of London. He shares below some of […]
November 6, 2020

Knights of St Columba award prizes to winning artists

The prizegiving by the Knights of St Columba for their Nativity and Easter Scene Competitions, which was delayed by the pandemic, has finally taken place.  The […]
November 6, 2020

Churches should be places of prayer during lockdown

As Parliament today passed national lockdown legislation including the prohibition of public worship, the Catholic Bishops of England expressed their misgivings but urged obedience to the […]
November 6, 2020

East Anglia 2021 liturgical calendar now online

The Diocese of East Anglia liturgical calendar for 2021 has just been published online and can be downloaded for free. Click here to download the 2021 […]
November 5, 2020

Italian welcome to Peterborough for Bishop Alan

Bishop Alan recently made a special visitation to the Italian community of the Working Sisters of Nazareth in between two Confirmations in the parishes of All […]
November 3, 2020

Bishop delivers birthday gift to Fr Padraig Hawkins

For his fortieth birthday, Bishop Alan presented Fr Padraig Hawkins, his private secretary, with a gift from Fr Seelan and the parishioners of Sacred heart and St Oswald’s Peterborough. […]
November 2, 2020

Breathtaking beauty as Our Lady visits in Peterborough

Three young people from Sacred Heart and St Oswald parish in Peterborough were touched deeply when Fr Arockiya Seelan brought a statue of Our Lady of […]
November 1, 2020

Bishops express concern over end of communal worship

Following the Prime Minister’s announcement on Saturday evening of a second national lockdown in England, the Catholic Bishops Conference has expressed anguish at the cessation of […]