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April 9, 2020

Ignite Team gets back to the basics of evangelisation

As we journey through the Easter season in lockdown, Emily Murphy from the Ignite Team issues a call to prayer for the youth of the Diocese. […]
March 10, 2020

Coastal youth faith clubs celebrate first anniversary

Children from St Mary’s Great Yarmouth and St Peter’s Gorleston Faith Club helped celebrate its first anniversary on February 9 and 16 when Fr Alvan Ibeh […]
February 7, 2020

Ignite youth team set spiritual fires across East Anglia

The Ignite Team has set spiritual fires across the diocese with their recent Glow retreat days. Team member Emily Murphy reports. Glow is designed as a […]
January 29, 2020

Parish youngsters enjoy retreat at Norfolk convent

Children from St Mary’s Great Yarmouth and St Peter’s Gorleston Faith Club were taken to Swaffham Convent for their Christmas outing on December 20, reports Chris […]
January 7, 2020

Youth Mass launches the year with fire and light

‘Christ our light’ was the theme of a special youth Mass celebrated at Poringland near Norwich on Sunday January 5, the Feast of the Epiphany. Eldred […]
December 2, 2019

Ignite Team lays on rich menu of youth events for 2020

A candlelit Epiphany Mass at Poringland will launch a rich series of events which the Diocesan Youth Service is running for young people across the Diocese […]
September 28, 2019

Youth ministry brings Emily from the USA to East Anglia

The newest member of the Ignite Team for the next year is American Emily Murphy from New England. She explains what brought her to East Anglia. […]
September 20, 2019

New-look Ignite Youth Team enters fifth year

The Ignite Team is now entering its fifth academic year of full-time youth ministry in schools, parishes and at events across the Diocese. This year’s full-time […]
September 16, 2019

Youngsters enjoy fun-filled diocesan summer camp

Over 50 young people and helpers enjoyed a fun-filled diocesan summer camp over the August bank holiday weekend. Among them was 11-year-old Tabitha Blackman Northwood. My […]
May 9, 2019

A powerful weekend at Ignite Youth Festival

Over 200 young people from across the Diocese of East Anglia enjoyed and benefited from a powerful weekend at the Ignite Festival, over the Bank Holiday […]
April 28, 2019

Passover

Passover is a big celebration for the Jewish people, so why don’t we make a big deal of it too? In an Easter blog post, the […]
April 26, 2019

Moving youth celebration of Easter in Cambridge

Young people from St John Fisher Cambourne and Our Lady of Lourdes Sawston joined up with friends from OLEM Youth Group in Cambridge for an annual […]
April 21, 2019

Christ is Risen – But why?

In an Easter Sunday blog post, one member of the Ignite Team asks where the Resurrection fits into the story of our lives and of Jesus’ […]
April 18, 2019

Fun and faith combine at Ignite Lite weekend

The latest Ignite Lite weekend held in Walsingham at the end of March was filled with faith, fun and planning for future events that the Ignite […]
April 14, 2019

Palm Sunday

In a Palm Sunday blog post, the Ignite Team explore the contrast in the crowds that Jesus met during Holy Week and how this can cause […]
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