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June 5, 2020

Diocese appoints new Clergy Welfare Coordinator

The Diocese of East Anglia has appointed former advice worker Sarah Truman as the new Clergy Welfare Coordinator to support its clergy, particularly those who are […]
June 4, 2020

Peter counts his blessings as he turns 80

In his monthly series of reflections, Deacon Peter Coates from Woodbridge reflects on a long life and counting his blessings as he celebrates his 80th birthday. […]
June 4, 2020

Stowmarket parish lunch with a difference

The CAFOD Plus group in Stowmarket parish organised a soup lunch with a difference last week – it was held online via Zoom, writes Jane Crone […]
June 3, 2020

Lowestoft parish makes Pentecost a red balloon day

Fr Paul Chanh has been live streaming from Our Lady Star of the Sea in Lowestoft every day, but the Mass for Pentecost went to a whole […]
June 2, 2020

Catholic Church offers free online safeguarding training

The Catholic Church has been working with EduCare to create an e-learning package that raises awareness about safeguarding. Rebecca Bretherton, Diocesan Safeguarding Administrator, reports. In our […]
June 1, 2020

Cambridge workshops explore Eucharistic imagination

The Margaret Beaufort Institute in Cambridge is putting on four interactive workshops about the way the pandemic has changed our sacramental imagination. Sue Price reports. Covid-19 […]
June 1, 2020

A story of friendship with the people of Cambodia

A parishioner from St Mary’s in Ipswich has written a book about the friendship which has grown up with villages in Cambodia through the diocesan Building […]
May 30, 2020

Bishop Alan’s message for the Feast of Pentecost

Bishop Alan Hopes has released a short video message to mark the Feast of Pentecost, which we celebrate this weekend, and which brings an end to […]
May 30, 2020

New guide to live-streamed Masses across East Anglia

Around 20 churches in the Diocese of East Anglia are now live streaming their Masses online and there is a new way of finding out what […]
May 29, 2020

Expired: Join Pope Francis and Walsingham in pandemic Rosary

Tomorrow, Pope Francis will lead the Rosary at 4.30pm (5.30pm Rome time) with the principal Marian Shrines of the world, including the Basilica of Our Lady […]
May 29, 2020

Petra helps make hot meals for homeless in Cambridge

After the city council placed homeless people in bed and breakfast accommodation, a Cambridge parishioner joined the Salvation Army in helping to feed them. Petra Tucker […]
May 28, 2020

Pope to join archbishops in Pentecost service

Pope Francis will take part in an online church service alongside the Archbishops of Canterbury and York and a number of other senior UK church leaders […]
May 28, 2020

Poringland parish live streams into local care home

The parish priest and Eucharistic ministers from Our Lady of the Annunciation in Poringland, Norfolk, have arranged for Sunday Mass to be live streamed into a […]
May 27, 2020

Stepping into a strange world: Fr James in lockdown

Fr James Walsh from North Walsham found lockdown like stepping into a parallel world. He describes below how he has reconnected with the living stones which […]
May 26, 2020

Pentecost conference goes online for all who thirst

The Sion Catholic Community for Evangelism in Brentwood is helping to organise an online ecumenical retreat, which is taking place over the Pentecost weekend. The theme […]
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