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July 16, 2021

CAFOD volunteers put the world’s eyes on G7 summit

Joe Savage, a student volunteering with CAFOD in East Anglia, joined its youth delegation to the G7 conference in Cornwall. Here is his report. Along with […]
July 15, 2021

Catholic boy from council estate becomes Lord Mayor

For the second time in a row, an active member of St John’s Cathedral parish has been elected Lord Mayor of Norwich. Here Kevin Maguire shares […]
July 14, 2021

Paula provides some direction for the spiritual journey

Paula Pearce moved into the diocese during lockdown and will be working as a spiritual director. Margaret Mary McFadyen provides an introduction. Paula is a trained […]
July 13, 2021

Downside monks to leave Bungay after 350 years

More than 350 years of Benedictine association with the parish of Bungay in Suffolk will come to an end this summer. Mary Kirk reports. The Abbot […]
July 12, 2021

Bishop Alan presents certificates to new Catechists

At a special Mass for diocesan Catechists at St John’s Cathedral in Norwich, Bishop Alan Hopes spoke of the courage required to pass on the faith. […]
July 9, 2021

Michael ordained as Catholic priest in Norwich

After spending most of the last four years studying at the Pontifical Beda College in Rome, Deacon Michael Smith was ordained a priest in the Diocese […]
July 9, 2021

Secret Catholic chapel and a webinar invite

News in brief of interest to the Diocese of East Anglia includes the discovery of a secret Catholic chapel in Norfolk and a webinar invite. A […]
July 8, 2021

St George’s CAFOD group drink coffee to create peace

The CAFOD group at St George’s in Norwich recently enjoyed a summer coffee morning to raise money for a peace-building project in Colombia. The event took […]
July 7, 2021

Despite Covid, singing thrives at St John’s Cathedral

In spite of government restrictions on singing in church, Daniel Justin from St John’s Cathedral has been imaginatively keeping music alive. “The topic of singing has […]
July 6, 2021

Fr Henry invites men to a life of prayer and virtue

Twenty-six men from across the diocese and beyond joined Fr Henry Whisenant for a men’s retreat at Walsingham on Saturday. They were drawn from a variety […]
July 1, 2021

Chaplain organises shopping for stranded seafarers

With seafarers stranded on board and unable to come ashore due to Covid, the role of a port chaplain has become more vital than ever. Julian […]
June 30, 2021

Tony takes on provincial role for Catenian Association

Tony Baker from Norwich has been appointed provincial president of the Catenian Association, covering an area which stretches from London to King’s Lynn. Tony and his […]
June 29, 2021

Newman conversations tackle education in Scotland

Catholic education in Scotland will form the subject of the second in the series of Newman conversations. Archbishop Leo Cushley (St Andrews and Edinburgh) will be joining Professor […]
June 28, 2021

Stoneworkers restore Sudbury tower to first splendour

Skilled tradesmen have carried out a fine restoration of the Victorian tower of Our Lady and St John in Sudbury. Michael Evans reports. A quinquennial review […]
June 24, 2021

Jubilarian priests mark countless years of service

A Celebration of Priesthood Mass took place at Our Lady of the Annunciation in Poringland and at the Bishop’s White House on June 23. Around 60 […]