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March 14, 2017

East Anglia Catholic schools highlight international issues

News in brief from schools across the Diocese of East Anglia includes the Women’s World Day of Payer in Norwich, a Frugal Meal in Swaffham and […]
March 13, 2017

Inter Faith pilgrims will head to Walsingham

An Inter Faith pilgrimage is set to take place at Walsingham on Saturday April 1, involving Catholics, other Christians, Hindus, Muslims, Sikhs, Jews and those of […]
March 10, 2017

Breaking the taboo about sharing our faith

Fr Sean Connolly and Rebecca Bretherton explore why we need to break the taboo about sharing our personal Christian faith. Some say there's a culture in […]
March 8, 2017

Bishop greets those to be elected into Catholic Church

Around 50 people preparing to be baptised or confirmed and received into Full Communion with the Catholic Church were personally greeted by Bishop Alan Hopes at […]
March 8, 2017

First Pontifical Syro-Malabar Mass in Slipper Chapel

An historic event took place at the Basilica of Our Lady of Walsingham on Thursday, March 2, when Bishop Joseph Srampicka became the first Syro-Malabar bishop […]
March 7, 2017

Cambridge exhibition focuses on Madonnas and Miracles

"Madonnas and Miracles' is the title of a major new exhibition which opens at the Fitzwilliam Museum in Cambridge today, and reveals the central place of […]
March 7, 2017

East Anglia Lent Station Masses start in Peterborough

Peoplefrom Peterborough, March and Whittlesey joined Bishop Alan Hopes and the deanery's priests at St Luke'schurch for East Anglia’s first Station Mass this Lent last night. […]
March 6, 2017

All-night youth vigil, prayer and adoration in Norwich

An all-night vigil of prayer and reflection took place at St John's Cathedral in Norwich on March 3 with an extended period of Adoration of the […]
March 6, 2017

In brief: Women’s prayer, Ash Wednesday, Christian meditation, sex education

Latest news in brief from the Diocese of East Anglia includes packed-out Ash Wednesday Masses, Women's World Day of Prayer, a Catholic head-teacher talking about sex […]
March 4, 2017

Bishop Alan celebrates special Norwich Mass for CAFOD

Welcoming the crowd of CAFOD volunteers in St John's Cathedral, in Norwich, Bishop Alan Hopes thanked them for all that they do for the charity in […]
March 3, 2017

Cambs diocesan parish priest is first for 30 years

For the first time in over 30 years a priest from the Diocese of East Anglia has been inducted in the joint parish of St Jude […]
March 1, 2017

Stations of Cross restored in time for Lent journey

As Lent begins, the Stations of the Cross at the Church of St Henry Morse, Diss, under restoration for the past few months, are back in […]
March 1, 2017

East Anglia Lent course and ecumenical prayer walk

Latest news in brief from the Diocese of East Anglia includes a Lent course in Suffolk and an ecumenical prayer walk in Acle, Norfolk. A series […]
February 26, 2017

Pre-Lent pastoral letter from Bishop Alan

A Pre-Lent Pastoral Letter from Bishop Alan Hopes, which was read at all Masses in each parish of the Diocese of East Anglia during the weekend […]
February 25, 2017

Call to pray, fast and give alms this Lent

Fr Henry Whisenant reflects on the call to pray, fast and give alms in Lent and the revived place of the Station Mass in the season. […]