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January 27, 2022

Updated Covid guidance offered to dioceses

Updated guidance has been offered to the dioceses of England and Wales by Rev Canon Christopher Thomas, General Secretary, CBCEW, following the lifting of ‘Plan B’ […]
January 26, 2022

First chance to read February East Anglia newspaper

The February 2022 edition of the Catholic East Anglia newspaper is now published online and paper copies will be available in parishes from Friday January 28. […]
January 26, 2022

Cathedral hosts chain of prayer for Christian unity

Participants from Anglican, Methodist, United Reformed and Catholic Churches, as well as the Salvation Army and Quakers, took part this year in an ecumenical chain of […]
January 25, 2022

Students get a taste of tree planting on the Broads

A new Green Team at Notre Dame High School in Norwich has embarked on its first environmental project on the Norfolk Broads. “We need to plant […]
January 24, 2022

Episcopal ordination anniversaries marked in Norwich

Bishop Alan Hopes has celebrated the 19th anniversary of his ordination as a bishop along with the Archbishop of Birmingham, the Most Rev Bernard Longley, who […]
January 24, 2022

Charity seeks volunteers to support prison leavers 

Community Chaplaincy Norfolk (CCN) is seeking more volunteer mentors as it continues to provide a ‘Both Sides of the Gate’ support service to people leaving prison […]
January 22, 2022

Synod is turning the church pyramid upside down

The Synodal Pathway process turns the church pyramid upside down, says Jane Crone, a member of the parish synod team at Clare Priory Parish in Suffolk. […]
January 21, 2022

Head of new Peterborough primary school is named

Following a national recruitment process the Governing Body of the new St John Henry Newman Catholic Primary School in Peterborough have announced the appointment of Mark […]
January 20, 2022

Mary’s Meals, vacancy for carer, writing competition

The charity Mary’s Meals is encouraging people to create sponsored events to support its child feeding programmes. Mary’s Meals serves more than two million children with […]
January 19, 2022

Women who changed the church online series

The Margaret Beaufort Institute of Theology in Cambridge is hosting a fascinating eight-week online lecture series entitled “Women Who Changed the Church” starting on January 20. […]
January 18, 2022

New director of schools is needed as Julie retires

The Diocese of East Anglia is looking to appoint a new Director of Schools’ Service to replace existing Director Julie O’Connor who is retiring after 19 […]
January 18, 2022

Bishop Alan blesses Stowmarket cross and tabernacle

At the Feast of the Holy Cross Bishop Alan Hopes blessed a copy of the San Damiano Cross in Stowmarket, along with a newly restored tabernacle. […]
January 17, 2022

Synod Zoom meetings to reach those on the margins

Caritas East Anglia will be holding two online events in early February, to support the Diocese of East Anglia Synodal Team and parishes, in reaching those […]
January 17, 2022

World Leprosy Day homes in on the work of nuns

This year the St Francis Leprosy Guild is asking people to reflect on Catholic nuns who dedicate their lives to caring for people with leprosy. “Effective, […]
January 12, 2022

Diocese of East Anglia provides welcome for refugees

As Pope Francis directs the attention of the world towards refugees, the Diocese of East Anglia continues to extend its own work with migrants and asylum […]