Please note. Curia offices in Poringland will be closed on the Thursday 18th April and reopen Tuesday 23rd April

DIOCESAN CONTACT DETAILS

The Bishop’s House

The White House,
21 Upgate,
Poringland,
Norwich,
Norfolk, NR14 7SH

Telephone: (01508) 492202
Fax: 01508 495358

Diocesan Offices

The White House,
21 Upgate,
Poringland,
Norwich,
Norfolk, NR14 7SH
office@rcdea.org.uk
Monday-Friday 9am-5pm

Bishop’s Private Secretary  

Rev Padraig Hawkins;
Telephone:  (01508) 492202
Alternative Tel: 01508 493956
frpadraighawkins@gmail.com

Diocesan Finance Office and Resource Team

Director of Finance and Resources:  Matthew Fernandez-Graham
The White House, 
21 Upgate
Poringland, 
Norwich, 
Norfolk, NR14 7SH 
 
Telephone: (01508) 492540 
Line open Monday to Friday: 9am to 1pm and 2pm to 5pm. 
An answer phone is available outside these times. 

 

Diocesan Marriage Tribunal

Judicial Vicar: Rev. Simon Blakesley
at The White House
Tribunal Administrator:  Sharon Ellis
at The White House
Telephone: (01508) 495168 Fax: (01508) 495358
Monday to Thursday: 9am-1pm
tribunal@rcdea.org.uk

Diocesan Chancellor

The Rt Rev Mgr Eugène Harkness, OSB Obl, KCHS, KGCStG, BA, STB, JCB, JCL, BCL, JCL
Address: 
21 Upgate,
Poringland, 
Norwich, 
NR14 7SH
Tel: (01508) 493956 / (01223) 211235
FAX (01508) 495358
 

Diocesan Safe-Guarding Coordinator

Mr Mick Thurley
Telephone: 020 8505 4199
Mobile: 07429 215344 
safeguarding.coordinator@rcdea.org.uk
 

Diocesan Schools Service Commission

Director: Mrs Julie O’Connor
at The White House 

Telephone: (01508) 495509 Fax: (01508) 495358
ssc@rcdea.org.uk

Diocesan Youth Service

Director: Mr Hamish MacQueen
at The White House 

Telephone: (01508) 494833
dys@rcdea.org,uk

Priestly Vocations

Diocesan Vocations Directors:
Fr Pat Cleary and Fr Michael Collis.

Fr. Patrick Cleary – St Laurence’s Catholic Church,
91 Milton Road, Cambridge,
CB4 1XB,
Telephone: 01223 704640

Permanent Diaconate

Director: Fr Matthew George
73 Newtown,
Thetford,
Norfolk,
IP24 3AU

Telephone: (01842) 752266
rcthetford@gmail.com

Diocesan Commission for Catechesis and Formation

Chairperson: Deacon Andrew Eburne,
St John’s Cathedral,
Norwich,
NR2 2PA.
Telephone 01603 592168.
Andrew.Eburne@uea.ac.uk

Diocesan Commission for Dialogue and Unity

Chairperson: Deacon Geoffrey Cook
20 Brierley Walk,
Cambridge
CB4 3NH

Tel: (01223) 351650

Diocesan Commission for Marriage and Family Life

Chair: Dr Antonia Braithwaite
Coordinator: Bonnie Lander Johnson mflc.eastanglia@rcdea.org.uk

Diocesan Commission for Evangelisation

Chairperson: Fr Sean Connolly, St George, Norwich, 223 Sprowston Rd, Norwich, NR3 4HZ. Telephone : 01603 426971

Diocesan Justice and Peace Commission

Chairperson: Deacon John Bell Rev John Bell, 3 Applewood Close, Cambridge, CB1 9NU. Telephone : 01223 503948 johnbell2010@btinternet.com

Diocesan Liturgy Commission

Chairperson: Mr. Stephen Dean, Oak House, 70 High Street, Brandon, Suffolk. IP27 0AU Telephone:  01842 – 851372

Diocesan Communications

Director:  Keith Morris Also editor of Catholic East Anglia. Telephone: (07712) 787762 or 01508 488318
keith.morris@rcdea.org.uk

Historic Church Committee

Gordon Watkins  – Hon Sec to the Historic Churches Committee – gordon.watkins@btinternet.com

Archivist

Michael and Gill Hill archive@rcdea.org.uk

Caritas East Anglia

Chairperson:
Mr Michael McMahon
21 Poringland,
Norwich
NR14 7SH.
Telephone 07552 524969
Email caritas@rcdea.org.uk

Administrator:
Caroline O’Grady admin.caritas@rcdea.org.uk

Web Manager

Gavin Dvelys – dvelys@aol.com

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