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November 19, 2019

Christmas crafts, church celebrates 60, icons exhibition

Latest news from across the Diocese of East Anglia includes Christmas craft opportunities, a church’s 60th anniversary celebrations and a display of icons. Following the closure […]
November 18, 2019

Caritas East Anglia commissioned at Mass and lunch

The work of Caritas East Anglia was formally commissioned by Bishop Alan Hopes at the Cathedral of St John the Baptist in Norwich on Sunday November […]
November 16, 2019

Bishop Alan’s call to action on annual Day for the Poor

This Sunday has been set aside by Pope Francis as the annual ‘Day for the Poor’ and in his pastoral letter Bishop Alan says it is […]
November 15, 2019

Mission opportunity in Jamaica, oldest church claim

Latest news from across the Diocese of East Anglia includes a chance to go on a mission to Jamaica and details of the oldest Catholic church […]
November 14, 2019

Polish parishioner celebrates 100 years of adventure

A Bury St Edmunds parishioner with an intriguing life story has celebrated his 100th birthday at a special Mass. John Sanders reports: “It is rare for someone […]
November 12, 2019

Ipswich churches create a waterfall of poppies

Parishioners at St Mary’s, Woodbridge Road, Ipswich marked Remembrance Sunday with a waterfall of poppies around the church door. Jean McSorley from St Mary’s writes: “Could […]
November 12, 2019

Clergy study day, Advent prayer, Abbey set to celebrate

Latest news from across the Diocese of East Anglia includes a clergy study day, an open day of prayer and celebrating 1,000 years of the Benedictine […]
November 12, 2019

Peterborough prayers said for Vietnamese lorry victims

Prayers have been said in Peterborough in memory of the 39 Vietnamese victims found dead in a lorry container in Essex recently. Vietnamese prospective seminarian, Peter […]
November 11, 2019

Offer to help rediscover Catholic musical history

An experienced Catholic choirmaster has offered to help parishes and schools in East Anglia reintroduce the riches of Latin and Plainchant. Paul Henriksen, who lives in […]
November 11, 2019

An East Anglian recipe for confident Catholics

A Southwold grandmother has described her new confidence in speaking about her faith, after successfully completing an online diocesan course in Catechetics. Laurette Burton, from the […]
November 8, 2019

Couple add digital dimension to diocesan archives

In the former sacristy, down a spiral staircase, deep under St John’s Cathedral in Norwich, are hundreds of boxes comprising the Diocese of East Anglia Archives. […]
November 7, 2019

Barbara offers to share embroidery skills

A parishioner from St John’s Cathedral in Norwich is appealing for people with the skills and willingness to help repair vestments across the Diocese of East […]
November 6, 2019

East Anglia priest writes new Pilgrim’s Guide to Rome

Diocese of East Anglia priest Fr Michael Rear has written a Pilgrim’s Guide to Rome, reviewed here by Fr Tony Rogers. I devour travel literature, but […]
November 5, 2019

Monastic vows, Advent retreats, Orientale Lumen

Latest news from across the Diocese of East Anglia includes monastic vows for former parish priest, Advent retreats in Walsingham, and the History Society newsletter Fr […]
October 31, 2019

Sarah shares vision for prayer on the air

An international network of Catholic radio stations dedicated to prayer may soon have a branch in East Anglia. Sarah Taylor is part of a group of […]
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