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September 12, 2021

Couples with miscarriages or infertility are not alone

Bishop Alan Hopes plans to celebrate two special Masses this autumn to support couples affected by miscarriage or infertility. Dr Jess Beckett reports. The two Masses […]
September 9, 2021

East Anglia joins prayers to end tragedy of abortion

Parishioners from East Anglia were among thousands who gathered in London to march for life and pray for an end to abortion. Laurette Burton reports. The […]
September 8, 2021

SVP campaign asks for a million gestures of kindness

The St Vincent de Paul Society (SVP) is seeking a million gestures of kindness to address the trail of poverty and loneliness left by the Covid-19 […]
September 7, 2021

Polish Consul pays historic visit to St John’s Cathedral

At the invitation of Bishop Alan Hopes, the Polish Consul General Mateusz Stąsiek visited St John’s Cathedral and paid tribute to Polish servicemen. “It was a […]
September 6, 2021

Students take steps towards the Permanent Diaconate

Two students for the Permanent Diaconate in the Diocese of East Anglia took important steps forward at a Mass in St John the Baptist Cathedral in […]
September 3, 2021

Tributes paid to Norwich Catholic Roger Pearson

Tributes have been paid to well-known Norfolk Catholic Roger Pearson who was a man of faith, a Knight Commander, Catenian, Cathedral Treasurer, Reader and prominent charity […]
September 2, 2021

CAFOD invites you to celebrate the Season of Creation

The annual ecumenical Season of Creation started on September 1, the World Day of Prayer for the Care of Creation, and ends on October 4, the […]
September 1, 2021

Opportunity to explore wonders of St John’s Cathedral

Four Heritage Open Days in September will give people the chance to discover the rich architecture and history of the Cathedral of St John the Baptist […]
August 31, 2021

Swaffham sister celebrates her solemn profession

Sr Anna Yeo from the Daughters of Divine Charity in Swaffham made her solemn profession during a Mass celebrated in St John’s Cathedral by Bishop Alan […]
August 29, 2021

Inside story of Covid lockdown at Walsingham Shrine

Franciscan friar Fr Gerard Mary Toman has written an account of life inside the Catholic National Shrine at Walsingham during the first Covid-10 lockdown last year. […]
August 26, 2021

Pandemic means youth pilgrims walk closer to home

With the challenges of pandemic travel restrictions, the East Anglia Diocesan Youth Service decided to team up with Cambridge-based Radio Maria England for a pilgrimage close […]
August 25, 2021

Suzi gets on her bike to raise St John’s Cathedral funds

St John’s Cathedral architect Suzi Pendlebury will be among hundreds raising money for their own church and the Norfolk Churches Trust in the annual sponsored Bike […]
August 24, 2021

Papal surprise for Thetford teenager Nathan

Teenager Nathan Alexander Connor received an unexpected Papal Blessing when he was Baptised, Confirmed and received into Full Communion with the Church at St Mary’s, Thetford, […]
August 23, 2021

Suffolk parish becomes 100th eco award recipient

The Parish of Bungay has become the 100th recipient of the livesimply eco award for the commitment of a group of volunteers to living sustainably to […]
August 21, 2021

Deacon Jacob features in ITV memorial programme

Deacon Jacob Cheriyan, Catholic chaplain at HMP Whitemoor, took part in a service to commemorate airmen at the Wellington Memorial inside the prison. The event was […]