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January 7, 2020

Youth Mass launches the year with fire and light

‘Christ our light’ was the theme of a special youth Mass celebrated at Poringland near Norwich on Sunday January 5, the Feast of the Epiphany. Eldred […]
January 7, 2020

Ipswich school receptionist is ‘like mum to everyone’

St Albans Catholic High School in Ipswich made a huge fuss of its receptionist, Pat Swann, as she celebrated her 70th birthday. “It is just a […]
January 6, 2020

Concerts in Cambridge, Peterborough and Ipswich

Latest events across the Diocese of East Anglia include concerts in Cambridge, Peterborough and Ipswich, with partnerships encompassing the Jewish Community and the Bible Society. Gila […]
January 3, 2020

New Evangelisation takes shape at Rome meeting

Fr Karol Porczak reports from the International Meeting organized by the Holy See Council for the New Evangelisation, which took place in Rome from November 28-30. […]
January 1, 2020

Shout the Good News of Jesus from the rooftops

The good news that Jesus is risen and with His people is not a secret to be hidden but a truth to be shouted from the […]
December 28, 2019

Why marriage and family life are so important

In his pastoral letter for the Feast of the Holy Family (December 28-29), Bishop Alan reflects on why the Church believes that marriage and family life […]
December 26, 2019

Diocese gives Nazareth Trust an early Christmas present

The Cambridge Nazareth Trust (CNT) received an early Christmas present when it was given £5,527.34, from the Diocese of East Anglia’s 2019 Lenten collection, reports its […]
December 24, 2019

Christmas Mass, church restoration, diocesan medal

Latest news from across the Diocese of East Anglia includes a Christmas Family Mass, church restoration work and a diocesan medal. The Cathedral of St John […]
December 23, 2019

New religious order, Advent celebration, 50 years’ service

Latest news from across the Diocese of East Anglia includes a new religious order, an Advent celebration and 50 years’ of altar service. A new religious […]
December 20, 2019

Peterborough City Council hears about proposed school

A Peterborough City Council education committee has heard how the proposed new Voluntary-Aided Catholic Primary School at Hamptons East in the city will offer a choice […]
December 20, 2019

A Christmas message from Bishop Alan

In his Christmas message, Bishop Alan Hopes talks about the coming of Jesus Christ in the Nativity as a struggle between light and darkness in which […]
December 19, 2019

Bury St Edmunds students show kindness during Advent

St Benedict’s school in Bury St Edmunds is promoting what they see as an under-rated value – kindness – during the season of Advent. The Catholic […]
December 18, 2019

Seminarian enters another stage in journey to priesthood

Bienn Carlo Manuntag, a seminarian from the Diocese of East Anglia, has taken one more step in his journey towards priesthood. He received the Ministry of […]
December 17, 2019

New Wymondham priest, altar servers and Cafod record

Latest news from the Diocese of East Anglia includes a new priest at Wymondham, medals for altar servers and Cafod record in Fressingfield The parish of […]
December 16, 2019

Haverhill pupils not so snug as a bug for storytime

Pupils at St Felix Catholic Primary School in Haverhill have been experiencing Not So Snug Storytime. The school has chosen the ‘Snug as a Bug’ motto […]
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