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August 7, 2020

Diocese of East Anglia weekly latest news podcast

The Diocese of East Anglia communications team is recording a weekly podcast of news from across the Diocese. Listen to the latest episodes here.
August 7, 2020

Review set for Walsingham Shrine development plans

Plans for a major re-development of the Catholic National Shrine at Walsingham in North Norfolk are to be reviewed after concerns were raised about its effect […]
August 5, 2020

Norwich Catenian joins online version of ‘The Prayer’

Tony Baker from the Norwich circle of Catenians recently featured in his son’s promotional version of ‘The Prayer’, a duet by Andrea Bocelli and Celine Dion. […]
August 5, 2020

Vigil as bishops call for end to nuclear weapons

Pax Christi supporters in Cambridgeshire will he joining an online vigil on Thursday to mark the 75th anniversary of the bombing of the cities of Hiroshima and […]
July 31, 2020

Prameel Joseph rejoices as ordination dream is fulfilled

Prameel Joseph from St Luke’s in Peterborough fulfilled a call to ordination he has felt for many years when Bishop Alan ordained him to the diaconate […]
July 30, 2020

Caritas gathers social action pioneers for webinar

In partnership with CAFOD, Caritas East Anglia has organised a webinar to showcase various projects around the Diocese which are responding to social needs. Jacinta Goode, […]
July 30, 2020

Bishop Alan ordains Jacob Cheriyan to the diaconate

Jacob Cheriyan from Sacred Heart and St Oswald in Peterborough joined the ranks of East Anglia’s deacons when he was ordained at St John’s Cathedral on […]
July 25, 2020

Bishop Alan ordains Peter Wygnański to the priesthood

Peter Wygnański arrived at the end of his seminary journey on July 25 as Bishop Alan Hopes ordained him to the priesthood at the Cathedral of […]
July 25, 2020

Diocese wants part-time cleaner near Norwich

The Diocese of East Anglia is currently advertising for a part-time cleaner for its offices at Poringland near Norwich. Part Time Cleaner 8.5 hours per week, […]
July 24, 2020

Bringing our loved ones as jewels into God’s presence

As public worship resumes, Fr Sean Connolly from St George’s in Norwich reflects on how we can be in God’s presence for our family and friends. […]
July 23, 2020

New Dawn Conference at Walsingham goes online

The New Dawn Conference, which has taken place each summer in Walsingham for more than 30 years, will this year take the form of a virtual conference. […]
July 23, 2020

Pro-life prayer vigil to re-start in the autumn

As the provision of abortion continues uninterrupted though the Covid-19 pandemic, the diocese is prayerfully considering ways to respond. Sarah Ward, pro-life representative on the marriage […]
July 21, 2020

‘Calm, measured and devout’ headteacher steps down

Imelda Cooper is retiring as Head of St Mary’s Roman Catholic Primary School in Lowestoft after 19 years of service. Matt Huke Jenner, Chair of Governors, […]
July 20, 2020

Quartet of ordinations set for Diocese of East Anglia

Seminarian Peter Wygnanski will be ordained as a priest in the Diocese of East Anglia on Saturday July 25 at St John’s Cathedral in Norwich, the […]
July 20, 2020

Spiritual director Dr McFadyen grows a sunflower blog

Dr Margaret-Mary McFadyen, the diocesan representative to the Bishops Conference Spirituality Committee, is developing a blog to encourage people on their spiritual journey. She has named […]