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March 12, 2019

Lenten appeal details and talk on Norwich charity

Latest news from across the Diocese of East Anglia includes a diocesan Lenten appeal and a talk about a Norwich charity working with the vulnerable. Lenten […]
March 11, 2019

Over 60 people welcomed at Church’s Rite of Election

Over 60 people seeking to become members of the Catholic Church were personally greeted by Bishop Alan Hopes at the Rite of Election service at St […]
March 11, 2019

Strong support for new Primary School in Swaffham

Following strong public support for a new Catholic primary school in Swaffham, the Diocese of East Anglia has decided to proceed with its recent proposal to […]
March 9, 2019

Bishop Alan addresses abuse revelations in the Church

In his pastoral letter for the first Sunday in Lent (March 10) Bishop Alan Hopes addresses the recent revelations about abuse in the Catholic Church. Dear […]
March 8, 2019

Lent Week 1 – Examen

In the first of the Ignite Team’s weekly Lent blog posts, we look at one way of taking Jesus’ call to repent seriously: the Examen. Today […]
March 7, 2019

East Anglia schools painting competition winners named

Children from two East Anglia Catholic schools have received certificates and prizes from the recent Knights of St Columba Nativity Painting Competition. Winners from St Mary’s […]
March 5, 2019

Cathedral choristers on song with pancake race fun

Young choristers from the Cathedral of St John the Baptist in Norwich had fun warming up for their singing practice with some pancake races to mark […]
March 4, 2019

Flame 2019 lights up youth faith at Wembley

A record 200 people from across the Diocese of East Anglia joined 8,000 young people at Wembley Arena for Flame 2019, the country’s largest gathering of […]
March 4, 2019

Lenten preparation for Promised Land of new life in Jesus

As we approach the season of Lent on Ash Wednesday (March 6), Bishop Alan Hopes has written a reflection on this important time in the Christian […]
March 3, 2019

Children’s choir, refugee rucksacks and dinner speech

Latest news from across the Diocese of East Anglia includes an inter-faith children’s choir, a refugee rucksack project and an entertaining Norwich dinner. The All Souls […]
March 1, 2019

Dowry Tour reaches St John’s Cathedral in Norwich

The two-year Dowry Tour, intended to help prepare Catholics spiritually for England’s re-dedication as the Dowry of Mary in 2020, reached St John’s Cathedral in Norwich […]
February 28, 2019

Cardinal reflects on Vatican Protection of Minors meeting

Cardinal Vincent Nichols reflects on his experiences at the four-day Vatican meeting on the Protection of Minors in the Church and discusses the steps that will […]
February 26, 2019

Lent Station Masses to be celebrated across the Diocese

Station Masses are being held in the seven Deaneries across the Diocese of East Anglia, all celebrated by Bishop Alan Hopes, as part of the regular […]
February 25, 2019

Suffolk parish’s Calais refugee support after Pope’s plea

A hugely generous response from St Edmunds Bungay and Harleston to the Pope’s “moral imperative” to assist the exiled, the migrant, and the refugee, enabled parishioner […]
February 23, 2019

Tributes paid to much-loved Gorleston Sacristan

St Peter the Apostle in Gorleston was crowded on Wednesday February 6 for the funeral of long-serving and much-loved Sacristan, Bernard Power. Two of St Peter’s […]