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February 12, 2018

North Walsham parish collects clothes for Calais refugees

Parishioners from Sacred Heart North Walsham have organised a collection of clothing and blankets for refugees stuck in Calais. The move is part of their efforts […]
February 10, 2018

Bishop’s pastoral letter on Liberia, leprosy and Lent

Bishop Alan Hopes has released a pastoral letter about Liberia, leprosy and Lent, to be read at all Masses celebrated in the Diocese over the weekend […]
February 9, 2018

Norwich surgeon appeals for support after free operation pledge

A Catholic Norwich surgeon is appealing for support after agreeing to operate for free on a young Tanzanian health care worker to restore the use of […]
February 8, 2018

Events include Laudato Si talks, Lent groups, Latin Mass

Latest events being held across the Diocese of East Anglia include talks on Laudato Si, a Justice & Peace group, a musical fundraiser, Lenten soup lunches […]
February 7, 2018

Marriage season, birthday surprise and God Calls app

Latest news from the Diocese of East Anglia includes couples preparing for marriage in Peterborough, a surprise birthday party in Beccles and a new God Call […]
February 6, 2018

Lenten Station Masses to be held across East Anglia

Lenten Station Masses will be held in the seven deaneries across the Diocese of East Anglia, celebrated by Bishop Alan Hopes. Each Mass will begin with […]
February 5, 2018

Silver wedding surprise, saintly mystery and dinner talk

Latest news from the Diocese of East Anglia includes a silver wedding surprise, an appeal to solve an historic saintly mystery and an entertaining after-dinner speech. […]
February 2, 2018

Bishop blesses school mission and student chaplaincy

St John Fisher Catholic High School in Peterborough has a new mission statement and a student chaplaincy team following a visit to the school by Bishop […]
February 1, 2018

Cross-carrying pilgrims set for Walsingham this Easter

This Easter, groups of pilgrims will once again embark on a Holy Week pilgrimage from all over England to Walsingham carrying a large wooden cross with […]
January 31, 2018

Bishop urges Cambridge students to be ‘counter-cultural’

Cambridge students have been urged to be "counter cultural" by Bishop Alan Hopes during a visit to St Mary's Catholic School on January 23. The school […]
January 30, 2018

Double celebration as Bishop visits Peterborough school

There was a double decker celebration at St Thomas More Catholic Primary on Friday January 26 when Bishop Alan Hopes blessed the school's new library bus […]
January 30, 2018

Norwich conference tackles issues of social justice

Bishop Alan Hopes yesterday opened a conference which brought together over 170 faith and secular social justice practitioners and organisations from across Norfolk at the King's […]
January 29, 2018

Peterborough brothers both win essay-writing prizes

Two Peterborough brothers and altar servers have won essay-writing competition awards from the Knights of St Columba. Brothers James and Thomas Gigy, who are altar-servers at […]
January 28, 2018

An unexpected priest request in mid-flight

Fr Henry Whisenant reflects on an unexpected request on a plane journey. Unexpected things happen to priests on planes. A few months ago I was on […]
January 27, 2018

Simon explains his vocation with the Goldilocks formula

The Diocese of East Anglia has 12 men studying for the priesthood at seminaries across Europe, the highest number for 30 years and amongst the largest […]
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