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December 6, 2023

Fr James marks his 25th priestly anniversary

Retired East Anglian priest Fr James Fyfe has celebrated the 25th anniversary of his ordination with a Mass, a Papal Blessing and a cake, reports Stuart […]
December 5, 2023

Creating media and faith connections in Norwich

Creating connections and a better understanding between the local media and faith communities in Norwich was the aim of the Religion Media Centre organized Creating Connections […]
December 4, 2023

Norwich crib festival marks 800th anniversary

St George’s parish in Norwich will be holding a Crib Festival on Friday to Sunday December 8 to 10, from 10.30am-5.30pm to mark the 800th anniversary of St Francis […]
December 4, 2023

Deputy and Assistant Heads meet for annual conference

Deputy and Assistant Heads from across the diocese gathered in Poringland for an annual conference focused on Catholic Social Teaching, featuring insights from Bishop Peter and […]
December 3, 2023

Pilgrims join East Anglia World Youth Day reunion

A reunion for World Youth Day pilgrims who went to Portugal this summer was held in Poringland recently, reports Alexander Thanickal. The evening, on October 21, […]
December 2, 2023

Renowned author and former Quidenham prioress

Quidenham-based Carmelite nun and former Prioress, Sister Rachel Gregory OCD, renowned author of more than a dozen books on prayer and the spiritual life, died on […]
December 1, 2023

New Catholic Norfolk County Ecumenical Officer

Norfolk and Waveney Churches Together has appointed Walsingham and Wells-based Catholic Dr Ian Watson as its new County Ecumenical Officer. Ian said: “I am eager to […]
December 1, 2023

Young people celebrate at Rise Up event in Norwich

Young people from across the diocese gathered in the Narthex at the Cathedral of St John the Baptist on November 11 for an evening of music, […]
November 30, 2023

Walsingham Shrine seeks part-time Shop Assistant

The Catholic National Shrine & Basilica of Our Lady in Walsingham seeks a part-time shop assistant to enhance visitors’ pilgrimage experience. Shrine Shop Assistant (part-time position) […]
November 30, 2023

Making the most of the Advent season

Faith in the Home: living our Catholic faith each day In our society, it seems there is no real Advent; there is only Christmas, which starts […]
November 29, 2023

Diocese of East Anglia appoints new Director of Music

The Diocese of East Anglia has appointed a new Director of Music for the diocese and for St John’s Cathedral in Norwich. David Grealy, a native […]
November 29, 2023

Youth embrace Latin Mass at vibrant OLEM event

Paul Henriksen, East Anglia Diocesan Representative, lauds the inclusive and vibrant nature of contemporary Latin Mass, attracting diverse ages and notably inspiring young altar servers. “At […]
November 28, 2023

Saintly feast, adoration, Catenian plea, double the love

Latest news of interest across the Diocese of East Anglia includes a saintly feast, silent adoration, a Catenian plea and the chance to have your charity […]
November 27, 2023

East Anglian priest, 96, to celebrate 70 years of service

A 96-year-old East Anglian priest is looking forward to marking an incredible 70 years of ministry in January. Fr Jeffrey Downie reports. A native of Italy, […]
November 27, 2023

St Mary’s Thetford hosts successful fayre, raises £1440

St Mary’s, Thetford, celebrates community spirit with a festive Christmas fayre, raising an impressive £1,440 amid the cost of living crisis. Paul Gilbert reports. On Saturday […]