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May 16, 2021

Mayor and Sheriff attend civic service at cathedral

Bishop Alan welcomed Councillor Vaughan Thomas, the Mayor of Norwich, to a special service for civic leaders at St John’s Cathedral. The mayor was joined by […]
May 14, 2021

Pentecost Novena on the Care of Creation

The Catholic Bishops of England and Wales, in conjunction with The God Who Speaks team, have offered a Pentecost Novena – prepared for the church in […]
May 14, 2021

Invite to join Thy Kingdom Come prayer initiative

This week sees the start of 11 days of the ecumenical global prayer initiative They Kingdom Come for 2021, that invites Christians around the world to […]
May 14, 2021

John to ride the Via Beata for homelessness charity

  John Pinnington, a former headteacher of Notre Dame, is cycling from St David’s to Lowestoft with a friend to raise money for the homelessness project […]
May 13, 2021

Jane shares invitation to reclaim Our Common Home

Beginning at Pentecost, we celebrate the anniversary of Pope Francis’ encyclical, Laudato Si’. Jane Crone from CAFOD in East Anglia invites us to reclaim Our Common […]
May 12, 2021

Flavio takes helm at Walsingham Multi Academy Trust

Flavio Vettese has recently been appointed as Interim Chief Executive Officer for Our Lady of Walsingham Catholic Multi Academy Trust. Flavio will be well known to […]
May 11, 2021

World Communications Day 2021 – resources

The theme for the 2021 World Day of Social Communications, celebrated on Sunday May 16, chosen by Pope Francis, echoes the words of the Apostle Philip, […]
May 10, 2021

St Louis Academy pupils excel in CAFOD water appeal

Despite the challenges of the pandemic, St Louis Academy in Newmarket managed to raise £1259.64 for CAFOD’s Lent appeal. Jane Crone from CAFOD in East Anglia […]
May 8, 2021

Sean puts in pedal power for Pax Christi fundraiser

Sean Finlay is among many Pax Christi supporters who will be a doing sponsored bike rides this month to raise money for the charity. In common […]
May 7, 2021

East Anglia pilgrims gather at Walsingham and online

Two hundred socially-distanced pilgrims were welcomed to the Catholic National Shrine at Walsingham on a rainy May Bank Holiday (May 3) for the Diocese of East […]
May 6, 2021

Powerful speakers give call to faith at Ignite Festival

Youth groups from Peterborough, Bury St Edmunds and Norwich joined the Ignite Festival online over the weekend, which was livestreamed from south Cambridgeshire. “On the Saturday […]
May 5, 2021

Retrouvaille marriage charity organises online course

The Catholic marriage charity Retrouvaille is putting on an online weekend for couples experiencing difficulties from July 1 to 4. Clive and Kathy Jones from Retrouvaille […]
May 4, 2021

Little Sisters celebrate Pope’s decision on de Foucauld

On Monday Pope Francis cleared the way for the canonisation of Charles de Foucauld. Sr Kathleen from the Little Sisters of Jesus in Walsingham, reports. Charles […]
April 30, 2021

Thy Kingdom Come: praying for five to come to faith

Rebecca Bretherton, Diocesan Co-ordinator for the New Evangelisation, is encouraging people to join in nine days of prayer known as Thy Kingdom Come. This time of […]
April 28, 2021

Pope Francis to join Walsingham in pandemic prayers

Pope Francis has invited Catholics and 30 Marian Shrines around the world, including the Shrine at Walsingham, to dedicate the month of May to a marathon […]