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January 2, 2019

Altar servers’ Mass, Christmas swim, medal honour

Latest news from across the Diocese of East Anglia includes an altar servers’ Mass, a Boxing Day swim in the North Sea and an honour for […]
December 31, 2018

Funding boost for Southwold church heritage project

Sacred Heart Church in Southwold has received a great Christmas present with confirmation of a National Lottery grant of £210,000 and a grant of £10,000 from […]
December 29, 2018

Bishop Alan’s pastoral letter about the Holy Family

A pastoral letter from Bishop Alan Hopes for the Feast of the Holy Family, to be read at Masses during the weekend of December 29/30, record […]
December 27, 2018

Tributes paid to inspirational nun Sister Wendy Beckett

Tributes have been paid to Norfolk Catholic nun Sister Wendy Beckett who earned an international reputation as an unlikely art critic and television star. Sr Wendy, […]
December 24, 2018

Full house at Cathedral in Norwich for Christmas Vigil

The Vigil Mass of Christmas saw the biggest congregation of the year in attendance earlier today (Christmas Eve) at a packed St John the Baptist Cathedral […]
December 24, 2018

Diamond jubilee celebration for Sawston church

The Community of Our Lady of Lourdes celebrated the 60th anniversary of the blessing of the first church in Sawston with a packed congregation at a […]
December 21, 2018

East Anglia’s Simon is ordained as a deacon

Diocese of East Anglia seminarian Simon Davies was ordained to the diaconate at St John’s Seminary in Surrey by Bishop Alan Hopes on December 15. Here […]
December 20, 2018

Tributes paid to Caritas East Anglia stalwart Val Clark

Tributes have been paid to Caritas East Anglia stalwart Val Clark, from Roydon, who has died after a short illness. David Livesey, who worked alongside Val […]
December 19, 2018

St George’s Scouts have a busy time in Norwich

The 17th Norwich St George’s Scout Group have had a busy few weeks according to its chair Gillian Hanley. “Beavers, Cubs, Scouts and Explorers were on […]
December 16, 2018

Work of unsung Ipswich heroes recognised with medals

Ten parishioners have been honoured with diocesan medals in recognition of their work for St Pancras in Ipswich, reports Stephen Donaghy. Fr Francis Leeder said: “As […]
December 15, 2018

Rediscovered statue in restored Huntingdon chapel

A hand-carved statue of Our Lady which had been hidden in a cupboard for around 20 years has been blessed and placed in a newly-restored chapel […]
December 14, 2018

Holy Land pilgrimage, charity boost, concert success

Latest news from across the Diocese of East Anglia includes a Holy Land pilgrimage, charity fund-raising success and an interfaith concert. Thirty one parishioners from St […]
December 13, 2018

First chance to read the January East Anglia newspaper

The January 2019 edition of the Catholic East Anglia newspaper is now available online and contains news of an historic visit of reconciliation by the Archbishop […]
December 12, 2018

Glow Day youth retreat at St John’s Cathedral in Norwich

The Ignite Team and members of the Ignite Lite Team ran a day-long Glow Day retreat at St John the Baptist Cathedral in Norwich on November […]
December 11, 2018

Norwich duo see Network for a Better World in action

Two St John’s Cathedral parishioners have spent a fortnight visiting Malawi with development charity Network for a Better World (N4BW). Mary Clarke reports. At the end […]
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