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September 3, 2020

Lourdes pilgrims recall life-changing miracle moments

Fr Peter Wygnanski and Deacon John Morrill were among speakers who shared memories of miracle moments at Lourdes during a recent virtual pilgrimage. The virtual pilgrimage […]
September 2, 2020

Researcher seeks memories of Sue Ryder home

Desmond Crone of Suffolk Archives is researching the history of what is now Devonshire House in Cavendish, headquarters of the Sue Ryder Foundation from 1953 to […]
September 1, 2020

Seminar gives chance to prepare and repair marriages

Smartloving, the organisation whose marriage preparation programme the diocese uses, is offering a free, one-off marriage support seminar online. All marriages will come under stress. Sometimes […]
September 1, 2020

A new opportunity to use the gift of listening

The diocese is launching a new lay ministry to provide listening and prayer for those who are troubled. Dr Bonnie Lander Johnson from the Marriage and […]
August 26, 2020

Top marks as Catholic schools rise to the challenge

Catholic schools in the diocese have overcome the odds this year to take some remarkable steps forward. Flavio Vettese, Deputy Director of the Diocesan Schools’ Service, […]
August 26, 2020

King’s Lynn procession goes ahead despite pandemic

The annual Red Mount procession at Kings Lynn went ahead on Sunday July 16 but in an unusual manner. Stephen Farr reports. The solemnity of the Assumption of […]
August 25, 2020

Franciscans celebrate Climate Sunday with CAFOD

  The Norwich Franciscan Fraternity have chosen to use CAFOD’s prayer resources for the Season of Creation during their next meeting on Climate Sunday, September 6. […]
August 24, 2020

Fr Henry appointed chaplain for Latin Mass

At the invitation of Bishop Alan Hopes, Fr Henry Whisenant has taken up the role as chaplain for the celebration of the Mass and sacraments in […]
August 19, 2020

East Anglia pilgrimage to Lourdes goes online

The annual Diocese of East Anglia pilgrimage to Lourdes with the Catholic Association is set to take place again this coming week – but it will […]
August 19, 2020

Final Masses to give thanks for Mgr John Armitage

Bishop Alan Hopes will be celebrating a Mass on Saturday to give thanks for the work of Mgr John Armitage as Rector of the National Shrine […]
August 19, 2020

Tributes paid to Norfolk deacon Ron O’Toole

North Norfolk Permanent Deacon Ron O’Toole, who had a great love of the Catholic faith,  died on August 11 at the age of 90. Fr James […]
August 18, 2020

Warm postcard welcome back to Mass in March

Postcard invitations for all the parishioners of Our Lady and Good Counsel and St Peter in March and Chatteris have been sent out to help encourage […]
August 17, 2020

Family trio baptised into Catholic Church in Huntington

More than three months after the Easter Vigil three catechumens from St Michael’s, Huntingdon, were finally baptised and welcomed into the Catholic Church, reports Fr Philip […]
August 14, 2020

Cycling Peterborough pilgrims raise cash for Macmillan

Parish priest Fr Seelan and a small group of parishioners from Sacred Heart and St Oswald in Peterborough are cycling the 75 miles from the church […]
August 10, 2020

A message from the head steward for strange times

Mim MacMahon, who organises the stewarding rota at St Pancras parish in Ipswich, asks the congregation for understanding of her team. Thanks ever so, everybody who […]
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