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

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 […]
January 9, 2022

Peace Sunday, refugee phone plea, carers’ survey

Latest news of interest to the Diocese of East Anglia includes Peace Sunday, help for refugees and a carers’ survey. Pope Francis’ World Peace Day is […]
January 8, 2022

Christian unity service set for St John’s Cathedral

Christian churches and groups across greater Norwich are invited to an ecumenical service on January 20 at St John’s Cathedral to pray for Christian unity. The […]
January 7, 2022

Diocese environmental group is launched

The Diocese of East Anglia’s response to the environmental crisis stepped up a gear recently with the establishment of a small group tasked with addressing this […]
January 6, 2022

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 […]
January 5, 2022

Get ready to enjoy flight 2022, says Fr Alvan

Fasten your seat belt of faith, relax and enjoy your flight 2022 says Fr Alvan Ibeh, in a new year message. On January 1, 2021, we […]
January 4, 2022

Allow Jesus to bring us his light says Bishop Alan

In his pastoral letter for the start of January, Bishop Alan Hopes writes, let us truly allow Jesus Christ to bring his light into our dark […]