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

November 18, 2020

Beccles remembers those who died in war and peace

St Benet’s parish in Beccles created a Memory Tree to honour those who have died peacefully, alongside the more traditional poppy field for the fallen. Terence […]
November 17, 2020

Fr Sean brings message from Notre Dame foundress

At a Mass to celebrate the beginnings of Notre Dame High School, Fr Sean Connolly brought a timely message from the founding Sister. Alex Savage, Lay […]
November 17, 2020

Children of Sacred Heart School pray for the fallen

Children from the Sacred Heart School in Swaffham once again took part in a Remembrance Day service this year. Amelia from Year 6 wrote the following […]
November 16, 2020

Margaret Mary offers a walk through Spiritual Exercises

During Advent Margaret Mary McFadyen will be leading a series of online workshops on the Spiritual Exercises of St Ignatius of Loyola. Margaret Mary, who is […]
November 13, 2020

Webinar celebrates the richness of many years of life

A webinar organised this week by Caritas East Anglia focused on the gifts which older people bring, and how we can stay together as a community […]
November 12, 2020

Walsingham Shrine’s Rector lets us get to know him

Seven weeks after his induction as Rector of the National Shrine at Walsingham, Mgr Philip Moger agreed to an interview, to help people in the diocese […]
November 11, 2020

Fr Sean and Dylan the dog are back with new podcast

Lockdown is back and so is the very popular Evening Prayer podcast by Fr Sean Connolly and his dog Dylan from St George’s in Norwich.   […]
November 11, 2020

St Mary’s Thetford remembers those fallen in conflict

St Mary’s in Thetford celebrated Remembrance Sunday by laying a wreath for those who had made the ultimate sacrifice in conflict.  Due to the ongoing situation […]
November 10, 2020

Catholic Church welcomes IICSA report into abuse

The Catholic Church in England and Wales has welcomed the report, published today, from the Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse, relating to the institutional response […]
November 10, 2020

Author Fr Anthony turns his craft to medieval history

Fr Anthony Foreman, a retired diocesan priest, has published a book on the intriguing medieval history of Lidgate, the Suffolk village where he lives. Lidgate, a […]
November 9, 2020

Ipswich children dress as heroes to celebrate All Saints

St Pancras Catholic Primary School in Ipswich celebrated All Saints with a special dressing up day, inviting children to come in as Saints and as their personal heroes.  […]
November 7, 2020

How to put your faith into action during lockdown

Churches may be closed, but CAFOD offers ways of putting your faith into action during lockdown. Jane Crone from CAFOD in East Anglia shares three ideas […]
November 6, 2020

Fr Paul Vincent graduates from University of London

Fr Paul Vincent OCD from St Mark’s Ipswich recently completed a Masters Degree at Birkbeck College in the University of London. He shares below some of […]
November 6, 2020

Knights of St Columba award prizes to winning artists

The prizegiving by the Knights of St Columba for their Nativity and Easter Scene Competitions, which was delayed by the pandemic, has finally taken place.  The […]
November 6, 2020

Churches should be places of prayer during lockdown

As Parliament today passed national lockdown legislation including the prohibition of public worship, the Catholic Bishops of England expressed their misgivings but urged obedience to the […]