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Please send news articles and pictures for the diocesan newspaper and website to editor Keitha Morris at keith.morris@rcdea.org.uk

June 22, 2020

Winners of East Anglia Easter painting competition

The results have been announced of the KSC East Anglia Province 27 Easter Scene Primary School KS2 Painting Competition 2020 with winners from St Augustine’s and […]
April 2, 2020

Expired: Head of Music at Notre Dame High School in Norwich

Notre Dame High School Catholic High School in Norwich is looking to appoint an enthusiastic and committed Head of Music to lead its Music department. Head […]
April 1, 2020

CAFOD volunteers highlight need to defend Amazon

To mark CAFOD’s Lent Fast Day on March 6, trained CAFOD volunteers visited primary schools to deliver assemblies to raise awareness of the issues facing the […]
March 23, 2020

New Catholic school in Peterborough is named

Bishop Alan Hopes has announced that the new Catholic primary school due to open in Peterborough in September 2022, will be called St John Henry Newman […]
February 27, 2020

Pupils from two East Anglia schools win painting prizes

Pupils from two Catholic Primary schools in the Diocese, St Augustine’s at Costessey, and St Mary’s at Lowestoft, were presented with certificates, up to £10 prize-money […]
February 13, 2020

New Peterborough Catholic school given go-ahead

A new Catholic primary school in Hamptons East was approved by Peterborough City Council at a meeting last night (February 12) and is believed to be […]
February 11, 2020

Moving Peterborough commemoration of the Holocaust

Holocaust Memorial Day was commemorated in Peterborough by a moving inter-faith lunchtime service in the Parish Church of St John’s, attended by over 400 people including […]
February 6, 2020

CAFOD helps train young leaders across East Anglia

Students from secondary schools across East Anglia met at Notre Dame High School in Norwich in January for the second of three CAFOD Young Leadership training […]
January 24, 2020

Bishop Alan tells Times that Catholic schools are diverse

Bishop Alan Hopes has written to The Times to set the record straight after one of its columnists argued that faith schools create discrimination and division. […]
January 9, 2020

Bishop Alan blesses newly reopened chapel in Ipswich

The historic chapel at the heart of St Joseph’s College in Ipswich has reopened after a £750k repair and refurbishment. The principal of St Joseph’s College, […]
January 7, 2020

Ipswich school receptionist is ‘like mum to everyone’

St Albans Catholic High School in Ipswich made a huge fuss of its receptionist, Pat Swann, as she celebrated her 70th birthday. “It is just a […]
December 20, 2019

Peterborough City Council hears about proposed school

A Peterborough City Council education committee has heard how the proposed new Voluntary-Aided Catholic Primary School at Hamptons East in the city will offer a choice […]
December 19, 2019

Bury St Edmunds students show kindness during Advent

St Benedict’s school in Bury St Edmunds is promoting what they see as an under-rated value – kindness – during the season of Advent. The Catholic […]
December 16, 2019

Haverhill pupils not so snug as a bug for storytime

Pupils at St Felix Catholic Primary School in Haverhill have been experiencing Not So Snug Storytime. The school has chosen the ‘Snug as a Bug’ motto […]
December 3, 2019

Show your support for new Catholic school, says Diocese

A consultation has shown that there is strong support for the establishment of a new Catholic primary school in Hampton East, Peterborough, with supporters now urged […]
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