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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

March 31, 2021

Bishop Alan blesses the oils at cathedral Chrism Mass

As Bishop Alan Hopes blessed the sacred oils at the Chrism Mass at St John’s Cathedral, he spoke of how they were a powerful sign of […]
March 31, 2021

Easter edition of Catholic East Anglia paper is out

The Easter 2021 edition of the Catholic East Anglia newspaper is now available online and paper copies are available in parishes from Maundy Thursday, April 1. […]
March 30, 2021

Bishop Alan celebrates Dowry of Mary anniversary

Bishop Alan Hopes celebrated Mass at the Catholic National Shrine of Our Lady at Walsingham on the first anniversary of the Rededication of England as the […]
March 30, 2021

Winter edition of Catholic East Anglia paper is out

The December 2020/January 2021 edition of the Catholic East Anglia newspaper is now available online and paper copies are available in parishes from this weekend. The […]
March 30, 2021

The Catholic East Anglia newspaper is back

The September/October 2020 edition of the Catholic East Anglia newspaper is now available online after a break of five months and contains news about what churches […]
March 30, 2021

Ignite to lead Stations of the Cross on Good Friday

Members of the Ignite Team and Ignite Lite will be leading the Stations of the Cross as a special ‘First Fridays’ YouTube event for young people […]
March 30, 2021

Webinars of Trussell Trust, Stella Maris, Catholic Voices

The Trussell Trust, which runs the Foodbank network, will be hosting an online breakfast event for church leaders on Wednesday April 28. Many Catholic parishes are […]
March 29, 2021

Duckett Library reopens with range of religious books

The Duckett Library at St John’s Cathedral will be re-opening after the 10am Mass on Tuesday April 13, and is looking for new volunteers. The library’s […]
March 27, 2021

Series of weekly reflections for Lent

Bishop Alan has asked a Diocese of East Anglia team of priests, laypeople and religious to give a series of weekly Lent podcasts to be published […]
March 26, 2021

Bishop Alan to lead Easter celebrations at Cathedral

St John the Baptist Cathedral is making arrangements for everyone to be able to join Easter celebrations led by Bishop Alan, either in person via a […]
March 25, 2021

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 […]
March 25, 2021

Sarah speaks of family life on popular YouTube channel

  Sarah Ward, pro-life representative on the Diocesan Marriage and Family Life Commission, has featured on a popular YouTube channel called One of Nine. The channel […]
March 24, 2021

Fr Paul Spellman walks half a million steps for charity

Fr Paul Spellman, from St Mary’s in Ipswich, has taken on the challenge of walking 500,000 steps or more during Lent for Aid to the Church […]
March 23, 2021

Adoration across Diocese marks lockdown anniversary

Parishes across the Diocese have responded to an appeal from Cardinal Vincent Nichols to pray in front of the Blessed Sacrament as part of day of […]
March 23, 2021

Fr Alban appointed as Cambridge University Chaplain

Fr Alban Hood from Douai Abbey has been appointed as the new chaplain at Fisher House, the University Chaplaincy in Cambridge. “I know that Fr Alban […]