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January 27, 2020

Hundreds of Readers re-commissioned across East Anglia

Hundreds of parishioners who regularly proclaim the Scripture readings at Masses across East Anglia were given the opportunity to be re-commissioned on Sunday January 26 in […]
January 26, 2020

New Rector of Walsingham National Shrine is named

The appointment of the Rt Rev Mgr Canon Philip Moger as the next Rector of the National Shrine of Our Lady of Walsingham has been welcomed […]
January 24, 2020

Bishop Alan tells Times that Catholic schools are diverse

Bishop Alan Hopes has written to The Times to set the record straight after one of its columnists argued that faith schools create discrimination and division. […]
January 24, 2020

Hoveton’s crib figures honour beloved parishioner

On the Feast of Epiphany 2020, St Helen’s Hoveton celebrated the anniversary of their first Crib Festival, with a blessing of their new Crib Figures.  The […]
January 23, 2020

First chance to read the February Catholic East Anglia

The February 2020 edition of the Catholic East Anglia newspaper is now available online and contains news and pictures from an Epiphany Youth Mass and fireworks, […]
January 22, 2020

Southwold churches benefit from pilot funding scheme

Sacred Heart church in Southwold has successfully taken part in a pilot government scheme into the sustainability of listed places of worship and was granted funds […]
January 22, 2020

Young Cambridge silver servers are honoured

Silver medals have been awarded to five young altar servers at St Philip Howard parish in Cambridge in recognition of a combined total of 50 years […]
January 22, 2020

Preparing for the World Day of Prayer in East Anglia

The World Day of Prayer takes place at the start of March. Eilish Storey, from Ramsay, reports from a preparation day held recently in Cambridge. The […]
January 20, 2020

Winning dancers, Peace Sunday, new Vicar for Finance

Latest news from across the Diocese of East Anglia includes a new Vicar for Finance, Peace Sunday, a boost for charities and award-winning student dancers. Children […]
January 16, 2020

Historic Norwich services during Christian Unity Week

Two historic services involving both Norwich cathedrals, plus an Ecumenical Chain of Prayer, will take place as part of the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity […]
January 15, 2020

Diocese leads the way with safeguarding training

The Diocese has reaffirmed its commitment to safeguarding by organising a mandatory day of training for all priests, religious and deacons. Liam Ring from the National […]
January 14, 2020

Special re-commissioning service to honour Readers

Hundreds of parishioners who regularly read out Scripture during Masses across East Anglia will be formally re-commissioned on Sunday January 26 in churches across the diocese. […]
January 11, 2020

Appointment of new Bishop of Northampton is welcomed

The appointment of Canon David Oakley as the thirteenth Bishop of Northampton by Pope Francis has been welcomed by Bishop Alan Hopes. Bishop-elect Oakley has served […]
January 10, 2020

Reflecting as Caritas East Anglia launch hits the headlines

The Caritas East Anglia launch made front page news in the last edition of Catholic East Anglia.  The story also made the headlines in some national […]
January 9, 2020

Bishop Alan blesses newly reopened chapel in Ipswich

The historic chapel at the heart of St Joseph’s College in Ipswich has reopened after a £750k repair and refurbishment. The principal of St Joseph’s College, […]