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April 21, 2021

Seminarians celebrate a unique Easter Vigil at Oscott

Four seminarians from East Anglia were privileged to experience a memorable Easter Vigil at Oscott College this year. Bienn Carlo Manuntag reports. Christ is risen indeed! […]
April 20, 2021

Cathedral Rosary group passes its first anniversary

An online Rosary group which began at St John’s Cathedral in the wake of the Covid pandemic has now prayed every night for more than a […]
April 19, 2021

Cardinal Sako to speak on faith in the Middle East

Following the visit of Pope Francis to Iraq, Cardinal Louis Raphael Sako will be speaking about the future of Christianity in the Middle East. Cardinal Sako […]
April 17, 2021

King’s Lynn celebrates requiem Mass for Prince Philip

A solemn Requiem Mass for the repose of the soul of His Royal Highness Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, was sung in the Church of Our Lady […]
April 16, 2021

St John’s Cathedral wins award to restart activities

The Culture Recovery Fund has awarded £95,700 to St John’s Cathedral to help it recover from the effects of the pandemic and restart tower tours, room […]
April 16, 2021

Deacon Chris Heath, a man of generosity and faith

Chris Heath, who served for twenty-four years as a Deacon in the Diocese, passed away just before Holy Week. John Morrill writes an appreciation of his […]
April 15, 2021

Lady Dannatt attends requiem Mass for Prince Philip

Lady Dannatt, the Lord Lieutenant of Norfolk, joined a requiem Mass for Prince Philip which Bishop Alan Hopes celebrated at St John’s Cathedral on April 14. […]
April 14, 2021

Developing a habit of prayer and the space to pray

Fr Paul Maddison shares some thoughts on developing a habit of prayer from his new website: Whilst we can pray at all times and in […]
April 12, 2021

Lady Dannatt to attend requiem Mass for Prince Philip

The Diocese of East Anglia  is to hold two requiem Masses for Prince Philip this week, which will be attended by the Lord Lieutenant of Norfolk, […]
April 12, 2021

Father Peter celebrates golden jubilee of his ordination

Fr Peter Brown has celebrated his golden jubilee with a Mass at the church of Our Lady, Star of the Sea, Wells-next-the-Sea. Judith Franks reports. The […]
April 9, 2021

Bishop and Diocese pay tribute to Prince Philip

The Bishop of East Anglia, Rt Rev Alan Hopes, has paid tribute to His Royal Highness, Prince Philip, The Duke of Edinburgh, following his death at […]
April 7, 2021

Former East End gangster to speak at Ignite Festival

John Pridmore, an East End bouncer who had a dramatic conversion, will be sharing his story at the Ignite Festival Online. Hamish MacQueen reports. John was […]
April 6, 2021

St Mark’s Primary in Ipswich wins language award

A languages programme called Linguamarque has awarded St Mark’s Primary School in Ipswich Gold Accreditation for its teaching. Claire Jackson, headteacher of St Mark’s, said she […]
April 4, 2021

Bishop Alan baptises new members at Easter Vigil

Five Catechumens and two Candidates became full members of the Church as Bishop Alan Hopes celebrated the Easter Vigil at St John’s Cathedral in Norwich. In […]
April 1, 2021

An Easter message from Bishop Alan

All of us have been walking a long way of the Cross this year, says Bishop Alan Hopes in his Easter reflection. On the way of […]