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November 6, 2020

East Anglia 2021 liturgical calendar now online

The Diocese of East Anglia liturgical calendar for 2021 has just been published online and can be downloaded for free. Click here to download the 2021 […]
November 5, 2020

Advent art course to help Christians in the Holy Land

The charity Pilgrimage People is organising a course in the lead up to Christmas, bringing the Holy Land into people’s homes by looking at faith and […]
November 5, 2020

Italian welcome to Peterborough for Bishop Alan

Bishop Alan recently made a special visitation to the Italian community of the Working Sisters of Nazareth in between two Confirmations in the parishes of All […]
November 3, 2020

New guide to live-streamed Masses across East Anglia

A majority of churches in the Diocese of East Anglia are now live streaming their Masses online and there is a new way of finding out […]
November 3, 2020

Bishop delivers birthday gift to Fr Padraig Hawkins

For his fortieth birthday, Bishop Alan presented Fr Padraig Hawkins, his private secretary, with a gift from Fr Seelan and the parishioners of Sacred heart and St Oswald’s Peterborough. […]
November 2, 2020

Breathtaking beauty as Our Lady visits in Peterborough

Three young people from Sacred Heart and St Oswald parish in Peterborough were touched deeply when Fr Arockiya Seelan brought a statue of Our Lady of […]
November 1, 2020

Bishops express concern over end of communal worship

Following the Prime Minister’s announcement on Saturday evening of a second national lockdown in England, the Catholic Bishops Conference has expressed anguish at the cessation of […]
November 1, 2020

Podcasts from the Diocese of East Anglia

October 30, 2020

Historic England awards grants to repair churches

Three churches in the Diocese of East Anglia have received a total of nearly £600,000 for urgent repairs out of £3m awarded to Catholic churches in […]
October 30, 2020

Primary RE leaders gather for support and inspiration

Primary RE Leaders from the diocese recently gathered online for two morning Zoom meetings. Jan Southgate and Margaret Stewart report. The Religious Education (RE) leaders of […]
October 30, 2020

Margaret Mary becomes regular guest on Radio Maria

Margaret Mary McFadyen, Spirituality Representative for the Diocese, has started sharing reflections on Radio Maria England. She explains how it came about. Some of you may […]
October 29, 2020

Mgr Tony plants oaks for the Season of Creation

As part of CAFOD’s Season of Creation celebration, Mgr Tony Rogers from the parishes of Aldeburgh and Leiston has helped to plant 120 oak trees. The […]
October 29, 2020

Learn how to become a Sight Loss Friendly Church

The Christian charity Torch Trust is running a series of free Zoom meetings explaining how parishes can become accessible for people with sight loss. Torch Trust […]
October 26, 2020

Fresh Bible study resources from The God who Speaks

The God Who Speaks initiative, which encourages Catholics to study the Bible, continues to be active and to produce new material. Jean M Johnson, Suffolk Champion […]
October 23, 2020

Treasurer convicted of stealing £222k from Cathedral

A former treasurer of St John the Baptist Cathedral in Norwich, has today (October 23) been sentenced at Norwich Crown Court to 27 months in jail […]