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December 22, 2016

The unbridled joy of the Christmas mystery

Fr Henry Whisenant reflects on the joy of the Christmas mystery. Sing, sing all earth! Sing, sing all earth the eternal praises sing, to our Redeemer, […]
December 21, 2016

Sisters offers discernment weekend for women in York

Sisters of the Congregation of Jesus, which has strong links with East Anglia, will be leading a weekend of discernment for women who feel they may […]
December 21, 2016

Norwich research reveals stories of war heroes

A teenage member of St John's Cathedral in Norwich has spent the past year painstakingly researching the stories of the 53 soldiers killedduringWW1 who are listed […]
December 19, 2016

Felixstowe church's new sanctuary blessed by bishop

A packed congregation witnessed the blessing of a new-look Sanctuary at St Felix ChurchinFelixstowe yesterday, following a £25,000 project. Bishop Alan Hopes celebrated Mass and blessed […]
December 19, 2016

Posada statue journeys to care home in Wisbech

The Posada statue of Mary, Joseph and the baby Jesus made its way into a care home in Wisbech during December, reports Sean Finlay. Amanda and […]
December 16, 2016

Over 60 crib sets on display at parish church in Bungay

Over 60 cribs went on display St Edmund’s Church, Bungay, to coincide with the annual Christmas Street Fair, reports Andy Parris. The idea was initiated by […]
December 15, 2016

Catholic schools for East Anglia plan hits the headlines

Media across East Anglia and in the national Catholic press have been covering news of the Diocese of East Anglia's planned bid to create up to […]
December 13, 2016

Diocese leads the way with plan to open new free schools

The Catholic Diocese of East Anglia is to be among the first to open new Catholic schools after the proposed removal of the 50% faith admissions […]
December 13, 2016

Read January 2017 edition of diocesan newspaper here

The January 2017 edition of the Catholic East Anglia newspaper is now available online and contains news of the final act of the Year of Mercy, […]
December 12, 2016

Norwich church’s first tree festival boosts 30 charities

A first-ever Christmas tree festival at St George's church in Norwich has raised funds for over 30 local charities and helped bring to an end a […]
December 10, 2016

East Anglia port chaplain Sr Marian is set to retire

Sister Marian Davey has been a familiar sight in the ports of East Anglia for the last ten years. Now she is about to retire as […]
December 8, 2016

Bishop Alan says embrace the sound of silence in liturgy

The place of silence in Catholic liturgy has been addressed in a new document produced by the Catholic Bishops Conference of England and Wales and chair […]
December 8, 2016

Mayor opens St Nicholas fair at St John’s Cathedral

St Nicholas and his white horse thrilled children and adults at the annual St Nicholas Fair in St John's Cathedral in Norwich on Saturday December 3. […]
December 6, 2016

Primary RE Leaders day is first of academic year

  The first Primary RE Leaders' Day of the new academic year, took place on October 14 at the Poringland conference centre, near Norwich, and was […]
December 5, 2016

Brass band and tree festival ends church anniversary

St George’s Catholic Church on Sprowston Road in Norwich rounds off its 50th anniversary year of celebrations with its first ever Christmas Tree Festival and Brass […]