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December 1, 2020

Bishop Alan video marks the start of Advent

Bishop Alan Hopes has recorded a message for people across the Diocese of East Anglia to mark the start of Advent. Click here to view the […]
December 1, 2020

Seminars explore the songs of Katharine of Aragon

Tudor-period researcher James Conlon is continuing his exploration of the life of Katharine of Aragon, this time looking at songs relating to her. He will be […]
December 1, 2020

Caritas webinar to look at turning ideas into action

In November, Caritas East Anglia hosted a webinar entitled ‘The Richness of Many Years of Life.’ Jacinta Goode, Caritas Development Worker for East Anglia, shares an […]
November 30, 2020

Bishop Alan sends Advent message to schools

Bishop Alan Hopes has sent a message to all students and teachers across the Diocese of East Anglia, at the start of Advent 2020.  To watch […]
November 30, 2020

Bury St Edmunds celebrates 1000 years of Abbey life 

Both St Edmund’s Church and St Edmundsbury Cathedral have held services to celebrate 1000 years since the founding of St Edmund’s Abbey. Many events that were […]
November 30, 2020

Diocese of East Anglia Yearbook and Calendar is out

The Diocese of East Anglia Yearbook and Calendar has been published and printed copies are available in all parishes now, priced just £2. The annual Yearbook […]
November 27, 2020

Bishop Alan to mark Silver Jubilee as Catholic priest

Bishop Alan Hopes will celebrate the Silver Jubilee of his ordination to the Catholic priesthood with a Mass at St John’s Cathedral in Norwich on December […]
November 25, 2020

March celebrates All Saints with a Window of Hope

As the second lockdown started, March parish decided to create a Window of Hope to mark All Saints Day. Rebecca Bretherton reports. Taking advantage of a […]
November 24, 2020

New youth chat show and Mass launched

The Ignite Youth Team have set up a virtual studio in Norwich and launched an online chat show and youth Mass. Ciaran Losasso reports. ‘Chat show host’ […]
November 24, 2020

St Philip Howard parish invites prayer with grotto

On All Saints Day Fr Philip John from St Philip Howard in Cambridge dedicated a new grotto to Our Lady in the grounds of the church. […]
November 23, 2020

St Mary’s Thetford invites you to a Quizmas challenge

Paul Gilbert from St Mary’s in Thetford will be the quiz master in a virtual quiz (Quizmas) to raise money for the parish. The quiz is […]
November 23, 2020

Opportunity to join singing and silence Taizé style

St Mary’s Church in Woodbridge Road, Ipswich will be hosting a Taizé Service in December, which will be live streamed on YouTube. The service takes place […]
November 20, 2020

Bishops accept IICSA abuse report recommendations

The Catholic Bishops of England and Wales have issued a statement, following their plenary meeting, in which they accept the recommendations of the IICSA report on […]
November 19, 2020

Diocese makes good progress in its key aims says ARA

The Annual Report and Accounts of the Diocese of East Anglia have just been published online and show that, in 2019, it made good progress towards […]
November 18, 2020

Schools chance to join National Youth Funday

Catholic Schools have been invited to come ‘Together’ for a first-ever National Youth Funday, organised by CYMFed, on Friday November 20. After a year when so many have […]