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Please send news articles and pictures for the diocesan newspaper and website to editor Keitha Morris at keith.morris@rcdea.org.uk

May 8, 2021

Sean puts in pedal power for Pax Christi fundraiser

Sean Finlay is among many Pax Christi supporters who will be a doing sponsored bike rides this month to raise money for the charity. In common […]
May 7, 2021

East Anglia pilgrims gather at Walsingham and online

Two hundred socially-distanced pilgrims were welcomed to the Catholic National Shrine at Walsingham on a rainy May Bank Holiday (May 3) for the Diocese of East […]
May 6, 2021

Powerful speakers give call to faith at Ignite Festival

Youth groups from Peterborough, Bury St Edmunds and Norwich joined the Ignite Festival online over the weekend, which was livestreamed from south Cambridgeshire. “On the Saturday […]
May 5, 2021

Retrouvaille marriage charity organises online course

The Catholic marriage charity Retrouvaille is putting on an online weekend for couples experiencing difficulties from July 1 to 4. Clive and Kathy Jones from Retrouvaille […]
May 4, 2021

Little Sisters celebrate Pope’s decision on de Foucauld

On Monday Pope Francis cleared the way for the canonisation of Charles de Foucauld. Sr Kathleen from the Little Sisters of Jesus in Walsingham, reports. Charles […]
April 30, 2021

Thy Kingdom Come: praying for five to come to faith

Rebecca Bretherton, Diocesan Co-ordinator for the New Evangelisation, is encouraging people to join in nine days of prayer known as Thy Kingdom Come. This time of […]
April 28, 2021

Pope Francis to join Walsingham in pandemic prayers

Pope Francis has invited Catholics and 30 Marian Shrines around the world, including the Shrine at Walsingham, to dedicate the month of May to a marathon […]
April 28, 2021

Diocese appoints Mark Little of Savills as surveyor

The Diocese of East Anglia has appointed Mark Little of Savills Norwich as its Diocesan Surveyor and property advisor for the next five years. Supported by […]
April 27, 2021

Invitation to pray for victims and survivors of abuse

Catholics throughout the Diocese of East Anglia are asked to join the Church’s national Day of Prayer for Victims and Survivors of Abuse on Tuesday May 4, 2021 […]
April 27, 2021

Holy Land charity aims to keep children in school

Friends of the Holy Land is encouraging parishes and schools to do an 84-mile sponsored walk or cycle to help keep pupils in the region in […]
April 25, 2021

Diocesan Walsingham pilgrimage will be a virtual one

The Diocese of East Anglia will be celebrating a virtual pilgrimage to the Catholic National Shrine at Walsingham on Monday May 3, after the usual in-person […]
April 23, 2021

Catholic Bishops reflect on post pandemic challenges for Church

The Catholic Bishops of England and Wales have issued a reflection on post-pandemic recovery and the challenges faced by the Church in encouraging people back to […]
April 23, 2021

Sarah reminds parishes not to lose European nationals

Diocesan Clergy Welfare Coordinator Sarah Truman is reminding parishes to ensure that their EEA nationals have applied to the EU Settlement Scheme before June 30. Sarah, […]
April 22, 2021

Newmarket couple write of most enriching experience

In the Year of the Family, Newmarket parishioner couple, Juliet and Richard Burnford, write about the most enriching experience of their life together – the Cana […]
April 21, 2021

Seminarians celebrate a unique Easter Vigil at Oscott

Four seminarians from East Anglia were privileged to experience a memorable Easter Vigil at Oscott College this year. Bienn Carlo Manuntag reports. Christ is risen indeed! […]