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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 25, 2019

Prize-winning brothers, patronal Mass, Remembrance

Latest news from across the Diocese of East Anglia includes prize-winners brothers, a patronal Mass and a Remembrance service. Altar-serving brothers Thomas and James Gigy have […]
November 21, 2019

Bishop Alan speaks on air about Advent book

Bishop Alan has contributed to a book of reflections on Advent, which has just been published by the Catholic media network EWTN. He will be speaking […]
November 19, 2019

East Anglian treasurers hone their financial skills

The Diocese of East Anglia provided an opportunity to learn more about finance at a special seminar in the Narthex at St John’s Cathedral on Saturday […]
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

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 […]