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April 27, 2020

Former Bishop of Northampton dies at age of 94

The Right Rev Patrick Leo McCartie, Bishop Emeritus of Northampton, has died at the age of 94. Bishop McCartie was Bishop of Northampton from February 20, 1990 […]
April 27, 2020

Newmarket churches step up response to Covid-19

Newmarket has been praised for getting its volunteer response to the lockdown in place quickly. John Borda, a Town Councillor and active at Our Lady with […]
April 25, 2020

Seminarian keeps building faith despite lockdown

East Anglia’s seminarians are finding new and imaginative ways to help keep faith strong during the coronavirus crisis. Anthony Asomugha shares his experience. When I started […]
April 22, 2020

CAFOD offers young people life-changing gap year

CAFOD is inviting young people from East Anglia aged 18 to 30 to take part in its gap year programme called Step into the Gap. As […]
April 21, 2020

Virtual summit proclaims Evangelisation is still possible

Can Catholics really evangelise at a time like this? How can we do so? Why should we move forward, when it feels like it might be […]
April 21, 2020

Beda student finds much to give thanks and pray for

Despite the coronavirus crisis, an East Anglian seminarian is continuing with his studies at the Beda. Mike Smith sent this report about life under lockdown in […]
April 20, 2020

Sawston parish provides a home for Syrian refugees

A parish in Cambridgeshire has come to understand the Syrian war at a personal level by joining a project which provides homes for refugees. Kevin McMullen […]
April 19, 2020

Peter addresses the often-taboo subject of death

“Christ is risen from the dead” is the message that prepares me for death, says Deacon Peter Coates from Woodbridge, in an addition to his monthly […]
April 16, 2020

Thousands watch online Masses across East Anglia

Tens of thousands of Catholics have watched live streamed Masses from up to 20 churches across the Diocese of East Anglia over Easter, after churches were […]
April 16, 2020

A life-changing year for Jess with Ignite team

As applications for the Ignite youth team for 2020-21 open, Jess McCall, who was on the Ignite Team last year, writes about her experiences. I vaguely […]
April 15, 2020

Walsingham Sisters prepare for new growth

The Community of Our Lady of Walsingham is using the time of lockdown to prepare in the spirit, and in the garden, for the time when […]
April 14, 2020

Knights election, secret Jacobite and street collection

Recent news from across the Diocese of East Anglia includes the Knights of St Columba, a secret Jacobite at Oxburgh Hall and a King’s Lynn street […]
April 12, 2020

Bishop’s Easter message of tears into joy and fears into peace

In an online Easter message, Bishop Alan Hopes, says that although we cannot celebrate Easter in our usual way, as the Resurrection of Jesus teaches us, […]
April 12, 2020

Bishop Alan celebrates Solemn Mass of Easter Sunday

Bishop Alan Hopes has celebrated the Solemn Mass of Easter Sunday at St John’s Cathedral in Norwich and it is now available to view online on […]
April 12, 2020

Vigil and First Mass of Easter celebrated by Bishop Alan

Bishop Alan Hopes has celebrated the Solemn Vigil and First Mass of Easter at St John’s Cathedral in Norwich and it is now available to view […]