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May 28, 2020

Poringland parish live streams into local care home

The parish priest and Eucharistic ministers from Our Lady of the Annunciation in Poringland, Norfolk, have arranged for Sunday Mass to be live streamed into a […]
May 27, 2020

Stepping into a strange world: Fr James in lockdown

Fr James Walsh from North Walsham found lockdown like stepping into a parallel world. He describes below how he has reconnected with the living stones which […]
May 26, 2020

Pentecost conference goes online for all who thirst

The Sion Catholic Community for Evangelism in Brentwood is helping to organise an online ecumenical retreat, which is taking place over the Pentecost weekend. The theme […]
May 23, 2020

Notre Dame staff take on PPE production for NHS

Members of staff at Notre Dame High School have been busy producing PPE for the NHS and other frontline workers. Jane Buck, Head of Technology at […]
May 22, 2020

Bishop Alan to lead Pentecost Rosary Relay

Bishop Alan Hopes will lead priests and people across the Diocese of East Anglia in responding to a call from Pope Francis to pray the Rosary […]
May 22, 2020

Fr Karol live streams weekly Mass in Italian

Father Karol Porczak MS from St Peter and All Souls in Peterborough is now live streaming a Mass in Italian at 9.30am every Sunday and Holy […]
May 21, 2020

Stay close to Jesus – we are in this together

On April 25 Catholics from East Anglia joined over 4000 others for the UEvangelize virtual summit. In the last of three articles, Rebecca Bretherton reports on […]
May 19, 2020

Website visitors double as East Anglia faith stays strong

Despite lockdown, news from across the Diocese of East Anglia has been flowing thick and fast and visitors to the diocesan website have doubled. In March […]
May 18, 2020

Reflections from a parish priest in lockdown

Mgr Tony Rogers from Aldeburgh, who is completely isolated because of the pandemic, describes what the experience of lockdown can be like for a parish priest. […]
May 18, 2020

Pope’s Laudato Si’ call for a ‘contagion of hope’

Five years ago Pope Francis issued his second encyclical Laudato Si’. Recalling this he’s invited us to participate in Laudato Si’ week from May 16-24 writes […]
May 15, 2020

Thetford applauds an NHS volunteer driver

After being furloughed, Andy Richardson from St Mary’s Thetford began coordinating support for vulnerable people in the parish. Here he describes how it led to more […]
May 15, 2020

Shelina invites young musicians to share hope

Jesus Youth is offering young people from East Anglia the opportunity to enter an international competition of song writing and musical performance. Shelina Guedes from Peterborough, […]
May 13, 2020

Can a Catholic really evangelise at a time like this?

On April 25 Catholics from East Anglia joined over 4000 others for the UEvangelize virtual summit to learn that the call to share the Gospel is […]
May 12, 2020

Bishops respond to Government’s recovery strategy

The Catholic Bishops’ Conference of England and Wales has responded to the UK Government’s Covid-19 recovery strategy, released on May 11. In a statement, the CBCEW […]
May 12, 2020

Ignite brings an array of talent to online youth festival

From May 8-10 the Ignite Team staged its first online youth festival, with a line-up of speakers and worship leaders from around the UK and beyond. […]