East Anglian Catholic History Society established

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East Anglian Catholic History Society established

A new society dedicated to promoting knowledge of the history of Catholicism in East Anglia has been was established, following a successful one day conference in Norwich on the same subject.


The East Anglian Catholic History Society will produce a quarterly newsletter, host talks and seminars, and offer assistance and advice to parish history groups, whether established or just setting themselves up.

EACHSLogo400It was established at the end of the Catholic East Anglia history conference held at the Narthex at St John the Baptist Cathedral in Norwich on Saturday June 11.

Sir Henry Bedingfeld, Professor John Charmley, Fr Charles Fitzgerald-Lombard, Professor John Morrill, Jeremy Pilch and Dr Francis Young were elected to the committee of the new Society. John Morrill was elected chairman and Francis Young secretary.

It was decided that, pending review in 2017, there will be no membership fee for joining the Society, and anyone can become a member by expressing an interest in the Society's work.

The secretary will send out a quarterly e-newsletter by e-mail to all interested parties. If anyone would like to receive this and has not already signed up at the conference, please e-mail the secretary at catholiceastanglia@gmail.com.

The Society’s webpage will be: https://catholiceastanglia2016.wordpress.com/

Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/eacathhistsoc/

Twitter: https://twitter.com/EACathHistSoc

Read a report on the Catholic East Anglia conference here.

Pictured above are Fr Tony Rogers, Prof John Charmley and Dr Francis Young at the history conference when the new society was formed.

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