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August 16, 2023

Bishop Peter Collins backs campaign to “scrap the cap”

Bishop Peter Collins and several Catholic bishops in England have added their support to the Catholic Union’s campaign to scrap the cap on faith-based admissions to […]
August 9, 2023

Two amazing weeks with 1.5m pilgrims in Portugal

A 57-strong Diocese of East Anglia mostly-young pilgrims spent almost two weeks at World Youth Day in Portugal, having a fun, joyful and faith-enriching time. Keith […]
July 24, 2023

Ignite Youth Team graduation at St John’s Cathedral

The end of a year spent working as part of the Ignite Youth Team was marked with a “graduation” Mass at St John’s Cathedral in Norwich […]
July 24, 2023

Winning East Anglian pupils receive their prizes

Presentations of Knights of St Columba competition awards to winning entries at St Mary’s Catholic Primary School (July 20) and St Augustine’s Catholic Primary School, Costessey […]
July 19, 2023

Momentous first year for new Peterborough school

The newest Catholic school in the country – in Peterborough – has just completed its first year. Mark Cooper, headteacher of St John Henry Newman VA […]
July 3, 2023

Pupils’ winning East Anglia prayers and paintings

Winning prayers and pictures from pupils across East Anglian Catholic schools have been announced in competitions run by the Knights of St Columba, East Anglia Province […]
June 18, 2023

Norfolk Catholic teacher hailed as local hero

A Norfolk Catholic deputy headteacher has been acclaimed as a local hero for her support of a Ukrainian colleague during the hardest year of her life, […]
May 25, 2023

Elliott’s year of opportunities with Ignite Team

Elliott Cannon from Birmingham says a year with the Ignite Youth Mission Team has given him opportunities that he never imagined and there is now the […]
May 18, 2023

Invitation to join children’s pilgrimage to Walsingham

The Diocese of East Anglia Children’s Pilgrimage to Walsingham promises to be a fun day out for all the family on Tuesday, May 30 – during […]
May 18, 2023

Tributes paid to popular, funny and bright student

Tributes have been paid to Salvador Modke “a popular, funny, bright young man” who was loved by his peers and teachers at St Benedict’s Catholic High […]
May 15, 2023

Mini Vinnies are out in force at Gorleston school

The Mini Vinnies, from St Mary and St Peter Catholic Primary in Gorleston, have been out in force this year helping their community writes Leonor, Erin […]
May 3, 2023

Fun, facts and faith at Ignite Youth Festival

Over 200 young people took part in this year’s Ignite Youth Festival at the Sacred Heart Primary School in Swaffham – the largest attendance for ten […]
April 14, 2023

Bishop Peter opens Mustard Seed Kitchen at St Louis

Children from St Louis Catholic Academy in Newmarket were thrilled to welcome Bishop Peter Collins to bless the Mustard Seed Kitchen, a recently completed teaching hub. […]
March 20, 2023

Notre Dame students put faith into fundraising action

After seeing the devastating images of the earthquake in Turkey and Syria, students at Notre Dame High School decided to take action.   They launched an […]
March 12, 2023

Students put Catholic Social Teaching into practice

Students at St John Fisher Catholic High School in Peterborough have been involved in Citizens UK since its inception, putting Catholic Social Teaching into practice in […]