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October 30, 2020

Historic England awards grants to repair churches

Three churches in the Diocese of East Anglia have received a total of nearly £600,000 for urgent repairs out of £3m awarded to Catholic churches in […]
October 30, 2020

Primary RE leaders gather for support and inspiration

Primary RE Leaders from the diocese recently gathered online for two morning Zoom meetings. Jan Southgate and Margaret Stewart report. The Religious Education (RE) leaders of […]
October 30, 2020

Margaret Mary becomes regular guest on Radio Maria

Margaret Mary McFadyen, Spirituality Representative for the Diocese, has started sharing reflections on Radio Maria England. She explains how it came about. Some of you may […]
October 29, 2020

Mgr Tony plants oaks for the Season of Creation

As part of CAFOD’s Season of Creation celebration, Mgr Tony Rogers from the parishes of Aldeburgh and Leiston has helped to plant 120 oak trees. The […]
October 29, 2020

Learn how to become a Sight Loss Friendly Church

The Christian charity Torch Trust is running a series of free Zoom meetings explaining how parishes can become accessible for people with sight loss. Torch Trust […]
October 26, 2020

Fresh Bible study resources from The God who Speaks

The God Who Speaks initiative, which encourages Catholics to study the Bible, continues to be active and to produce new material. Jean M Johnson, Suffolk Champion […]
October 23, 2020

Treasurer convicted of stealing £222k from Cathedral

A former treasurer of St John the Baptist Cathedral in Norwich, has today (October 23) been sentenced at Norwich Crown Court to 27 months in jail […]
October 23, 2020

Fr Pat Cleary joins the diocesan Chapter of Canons

At a Capitular Mass at St John the Baptist Cathedral, Bishop Alan installed Fr Pat Cleary as a Canon of the Diocese. Canon David Paul, Dean […]
October 20, 2020

Fr Luke carries blessing into the open air at Brandon

Fr Luke Goymour from St Thomas of Canterbury in Brandon has been arranging adoration and Benediction in the gardens of some of his parishioners. Not someone […]
October 19, 2020

Tributes to award-winning architect Anthony Rossi

Anthony Rossi CBE, who designed the award-winning Church of the Annunciation in Little Walsingham, has died at the age of 88. Anthony, who had previously lived […]
October 19, 2020

Vianney Mission Group prays for priests and vocations

Fr John Minh from Sawston has encouraged a group in his own parish which is praying for priests, and is offering help for other parishes to […]
October 18, 2020

A new opportunity to use the gift of listening

The diocese is launching a new lay ministry to provide listening and prayer for those who are troubled. Dr Bonnie Lander Johnson from the Marriage and […]
October 17, 2020

Seafarers charity needs East Anglia volunteers

Catholic seafarers charity Stella Maris is looking for volunteer parish representatives and ship visitors across the Diocese East Anglia, explains Port Chaplain Julian Wong. Stella Maris […]
October 16, 2020

Bishop Alan blesses Radio Maria England studio

Bishop Alan has visited Radio Maria England in Cambridge, and had kind words to share with volunteers and staff. He thanked them for spreading God’s word […]
October 15, 2020

Fr John Barnes from Felixstowe celebrates silver jubilee

Fr John Barnes, Parish Priest of Felixstowe, celebrated his silver jubilee of priesthood on October 7, the Feast of Our Lady of the Rosary. A Mass of […]