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February 11, 2020

Moving Peterborough commemoration of the Holocaust

Holocaust Memorial Day was commemorated in Peterborough by a moving inter-faith lunchtime service in the Parish Church of St John’s, attended by over 400 people including […]
February 11, 2020

Fr Michael Teader: a life well lived in friendship with God

Fr Michael Teader, parish priest at St Felix in Haverhill, died peacefully on February 7. Fr Christopher Smith, from Newmarket parish, pays tribute. Fr Michael Teader […]
February 10, 2020

Bishop Alan anoints the sick at Cathedral Mass

Bishop Alan Hopes celebrated a Votive Mass for the Anointing of the Sick at St John’s Cathedral in Norwich on Saturday February 8. Bishop Alan welcomed […]
February 10, 2020

Leaflets helping to put Norfolk parish on the map

Parishioners at of Our Lady of the Annunciation in Poringland are putting the parish on the map by delivering a welcome leaflet to thousands of homes […]
February 7, 2020

Bishop pays tribute to Haverhill priest Fr Michael Teader

Bishop Alan has announced that Fr Michael Teader, parish priest at St Felix in Haverhill, died peacefully this morning (February 7). “It is with great sadness […]
February 7, 2020

Ignite youth team set spiritual fires across East Anglia

The Ignite Team has set spiritual fires across the diocese with their recent Glow retreat days. Team member Emily Murphy reports. Glow is designed as a […]
February 6, 2020

CAFOD helps train young leaders across East Anglia

Students from secondary schools across East Anglia met at Notre Dame High School in Norwich in January for the second of three CAFOD Young Leadership training […]
February 4, 2020

Papal blessing honour for Suffolk ship visitor Julian

Stella Maris (Apostleship of the Sea) Felixstowe ship visitor and parish contact Julian Wong has been awarded a Papal Blessing in recognition of his work with […]
February 4, 2020

Norwich parish provides warm welcome at winter party

Bringing the generations together, St George’s Parish Proclaim team in Norwich organized a Winter Party at the end of January.  Monica Barnham reports. The Proclaim team […]
February 3, 2020

Poringland retreat offers Positive Penance at start of Lent

‘Positive Penance’ is the title of a retreat day which the Diocese will be holding at the Our Lady of the Annunciation church in Poringland, near […]
February 3, 2020

Defibrillator gift, ecumenical service, pilgrimage chance

Latest news from across the Diocese of East Anglia are a defibrillator gift to a town, an ecumenical service and a pilgrimage opportunity. A defibrillator unit […]
January 31, 2020

Anna makes hundreds of dresses for African girls

A 95-year-old great-grandmother from Wymondham is making hundreds of dresses for poor girls in Africa and Asia. Eldred Willey reports. She works each day in her […]
January 29, 2020

150 Christians unite for chain of prayer in Norwich

Well over 150 people gathered in the Anglican Cathedral in Norwich during the Octave of Prayer for Christian Unity to form a ‘Chain of Prayer’ reports […]
January 29, 2020

Parish youngsters enjoy retreat at Norfolk convent

Children from St Mary’s Great Yarmouth and St Peter’s Gorleston Faith Club were taken to Swaffham Convent for their Christmas outing on December 20, reports Chris […]
January 28, 2020

New Newman digital archive has East Anglia links

A new online digital archive of 8,000 letters written to and by Cardinal John Henry Newman has just been launched online with a number of links […]
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