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Key Diocese of East Anglia diary dates for 2022

Here is a current list of key diary dates for the Diocese of East Anglia for 2022. Due to the on-going Covid pandemic, all future dates are provisional and should be checked before attending.

Mass for the Religious of the Diocese, Wednesday, February 2:
11.30am, St John’s Cathedral, Norwich.

Annual Mass to celebrate Our Lady of Lourdes with Anointing of the Sick, Saturday February 12:
11.30am, St John’s Cathedral, Norwich.

Rite of Election: Sunday March 6: 3.30pm, St John’s Cathedral Norwich. For all Catechumens and Candidates being baptised and confirmed at Easter.

Lenten Station Masses: 5pm Exposition and Confession, 6pm Mass, 7pm Supper:
Peterborough Deanery St – Peter & All Souls – March 15
Cambridge Deanery – Our Lady and the English Martyrs – March 22
King’s Lynn Deanery – Holy Family – March 24
Ipswich Deanery – St Mary – March 29
Bury St Edmunds – St Edmunds – March 31
Coastal Deanery – Our Lady Star of the Sea, Lowestoft – April 5
Norwich Deanery – St John’s Cathedral, Norwich – April 7

Chrism Mass: Tuesday April 12:
12 noon, St John’s Cathedral, Norwich. Oils for the Sacraments are blessed and priests, deacons and people renew their commitment to serve.

Ignite Diocesan Youth Festival: April 30 – May 1:
Sacred Heart School, Swaffham.

Diocesan Pilgrimage to Walsingham: Tuesday May 31
12 noon to 4.30pm. One of the major annual events of the year in the life of the Diocese. National Shrine, Walsingham

Diocesan Children’s Pilgrimage to Walsingham: Tuesday May 31
12 noon at National Shrine, Walsingham.

Annual Celebration of Priesthood: Thursday June 9
11am, White House, Poringland.

Diocesan Marriage and Family Life Mass: Saturday June 18
11am, St John’s Cathedral, Norwich. Mass for couples celebrating special wedding anniversaries.

Ordination to the Permanent Diaconate: Saturday July 2
11.30am, St John’s Cathedral, Norwich.

Altar Servers Mass and BBQ: Saturday July 16
11.30am, St John’s Cathedral, Norwich, followed by a barbeque.

Diocesan Pilgrimage to Lourdes: August 19 – 26

Dowry of Mary Pilgrimage to Walsingham: Sunday September 4
12 noon, National Shrine, Walsingham.

Meeting of the Retired Priests of the Diocese: Thursday October 6
11.30am, Mass at Our Lady of the Annunciation, Poringland.

Annual Gathering of Deacons, wives and students and wives in formation for the Diaconate: Saturday Oct 8
St John’s Cathedral, Mass at 12.15pm and buffet lunch.