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March 29, 2020

Rector’s call to prepare for Rededication of England

Mgr John Armitage, Rector of The Catholic National Shrine in Walsingham, issues a call to prepare for the re-dedication of England as Mary’s Dowry this Sunday […]
March 28, 2020

Social action steps that we can still take despite virus

Today was to have been the day that the Caritas Festival began its journey around the Diocese of East Anglia at St George’s in Norwich. Jacinta […]
March 28, 2020

Millions join Pope Francis in prayers for end to virus

Millions of people around the world joined Pope Francis yesterday (March 27) online, on television and radio, as he led prayers for an end of the […]
March 28, 2020

Government and NHS open opportunities to volunteer

During the Coronavirus crisis, the Government has offered people the opportunity to support the NHS by volunteering for a variety of roles. The NHS is looking […]
March 27, 2020

We must speak for the voiceless like Oscar Romero

The Third Principle of Catholic Social Teaching is the Preferential Option for the Poor writes Jacinta Goode – as demonstrated by Oscar Romero. On March 24, […]
March 27, 2020

Parish team phones hundreds of isolated members

The parish team from Our Lady Immaculate and St Etheldreda in Newmarket is determined not to let the virus stop them in their tracks. Using a […]
March 26, 2020

Pope Francis to offer prayers in St Peter’s Square

In order to offer intercession and consolation during this exceptional time, the Holy Father will preside over a time of prayer and Eucharistic Adoration in St […]
March 25, 2020

Maire was a wonderful doctor and heroic pro-lifer

The funeral of Dr ‌Margaret‌ ‌Mary‌ ‌(Maire)‌ ‌Heley, Life campaigner, founder member of the Guild of Our Lady of Ipswich and a parishioner at St Pancras […]
March 25, 2020

Pope Francis tells Catholics to confess directly to God

As lockdown prevents many Catholics from accessing the Sacrament of Reconciliation, Pope Francis has encouraged them to ask forgiveness from God directly. “This is the right […]
March 25, 2020

Parish stays united through its Facebook group

Fr Paul Chanh from Our Lady Star of the Sea Lowestoft has created a Facebook group to live stream Masses, music and prayers to his parishioners. […]
March 25, 2020

Bishop pays tribute to Canon Michael Hazell

Retired priest Canon Michael Hazell, who lived in Ipswich, has died after a long battle with cancer, Bishop Alan Hopes announced today (March 25). Writing to […]
March 25, 2020
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Safeguarding statement regarding Rev Michael Ryan

The Rev Michael Ryan, a priest of the Diocese of East Anglia, and parish priest of Our Lady of Good Counsel and St Peter Catholic Church, […]
March 25, 2020

Catholic churches across East Anglia close doors

Following the Prime Minister’s historic announcement last night (March 23) strengthening restrictions in an attempt to combat the spread of COVID-19, all Catholic churches in East […]
March 24, 2020

Work goes on but Curia offices in Poringland are closed

The work of the Diocesan Curia is continuing, but the offices in Poringland will be closed from the afternoon of Tuesday March 24 until further notice, […]
March 24, 2020

Chaplains launch online activities for young people

As the UK goes into lockdown, the School Chaplains, the Diocesan Youth Team, the 17th Norwich Scouts and Jane Crone from CAFOD have united to launch […]
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