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July 1, 2019

Priest moves, appointments and retirements announced

The appointment of newly ordained priests, priestly moves and retirements have been announced across the Diocese of East Anglia by Bishop Alan Hopes. The following priests […]
June 30, 2019

Bishop Alan writes on apostles, ordinations and vocations

In his pastoral letter for the Solemnity of St Peter and St Paul (June 28/29), Bishop Alan talks about the two great apostles, ordinations in Norwich […]
June 23, 2019

Trio of new deacons are ordained at Cathedral in Norwich

Three men from across East Anglia were ordained to serve as Permanent Deacons during a Mass at St John the Baptist Cathedral in Norwich on Saturday […]
June 23, 2019

Be the first to read the July edition of Catholic East Anglia

The July 2019 edition of the Catholic East Anglia newspaper is now available online and contains news and pictures from the Papal Nuncio visit to East […]
June 21, 2019

Gorleston church celebrates its 80th anniversary

There was a crowded church to welcome Bishop Alan when he visited Gorleston to celebrate the 80th anniversary of Gill’s Church of St Peter the Apostle […]
June 20, 2019

Children celebrate First Communion at Lowestoft church

The Parish of Our Lady Star of the Sea in Lowestoft celebrated its First Holy Communion day on June 15, reports Kathy Fallon. It was held […]
June 18, 2019

Anthony takes first step on the path to priesthood

Diocese of East Anglia seminarian Anthony Asomugha, from St John’s Cathedral in Norwich, has received Candidacy, the first stage leading towards priesthood. Anthony received his Candidacy […]
June 17, 2019

An introduction to Caritas in East Anglia

New Caritas Development Worker for East Anglia, Jacinta Goode explains what Caritas is all about and what she will be doing in the role. In the […]
June 16, 2019

Tributes paid to Rosie Hope founder of Open Christmas

Personal tributes have been paid to the strong Christian faith of Rosie Hope who, with husband Michael, founded Open Christmas in Norwich 25 years ago. Paying […]
June 16, 2019

Cambridge church live streaming of services is a first

St Laurence’s in Cambridge has started to stream its services live online and is believed to be the first parish church in the Diocese to do […]
June 14, 2019

A celebration of priesthood in East Anglia

A Celebration of Priesthood Mass and lunch took place at Our Lady of the Annunciation in Poringland and at the Bishop’s White House yesterday (June 13). […]
June 14, 2019

New Catholic primary school in Peterborough approved

The Government has today (June 14) announced its approval for a bid from the Diocese of East Anglia for a new Catholic voluntary-aided (VA) primary school […]
June 12, 2019

Marriage and family life is celebrated at Mass in Norwich

Around 300 people attended the annual Marriage and Family Life Mass on Saturday June 8 at St John’s Cathedral in Norwich to celebrate the joy of […]
June 10, 2019

Papal Blessings for quartet of Norwich CAFOD volunteers

Papal Blessings have been presented to four CAFOD volunteers in Norwich who, between them, have served the Catholic charity for an amazing 100 years. Known as […]
June 3, 2019

Hundreds gather at East Anglia charismatic weekend

Over 200 people enjoyed the Celebrate East Anglia Catholic Charismatic Family Weekend in Bury St Edmunds over the last two days under the theme “Be strong […]
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