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March 20, 2020

Two pilgrimages and Ignite Festival are cancelled

A number of high-profile events around the Diocese of East Anglia have been cancelled or postponed following the measures put in place on March 16 by […]
March 19, 2020

April edition of Catholic East Anglia is now live online

The April 2020 edition of the Catholic East Anglia newspaper is now available online and contains a tribute to Archbishop Peter Smith, news about the immediate […]
March 19, 2020

Cardinal Vincent Nichols offers a message of hope

Cardinal Vincent Nichols offers a message of hope with Jesus, in response to the Coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic as public acts of worship will cease in Catholic […]
March 19, 2020

Job Vacancy – Finance and Administration Assistant

The Diocese of East Anglia is a growing part of the Catholic Church with record ordinations of new priests, hard-working clergy and committed volunteers. We are […]
March 19, 2020

Priest launches podcast to beat the Coronavirus

A priest in self-isolation due to the Coronavirus has begun a podcast in order to continue his ministry. Fr Andrew Eburne, Catholic chaplain at the University […]
March 18, 2020

Public acts of worship to stop in Catholic churches

A letter from Cardinal Vincent Nichols and Archbishop Malcolm McMahon OP, on behalf of the Catholic Bishops Conference of England and Wales, was issued today, stopping […]
March 18, 2020

Radio Maria builds hope through daily broadcasts

During the current Coronavirus crisis, Catholics can hear a daily Mass through the Cambridge-based station Radio Maria Radio Maria is also strengthening faith by daily broadcasts […]
March 17, 2020

Job Vacancy – Stewardship and Fundraising Coordinator

The Diocese of East Anglia is a growing part of the Catholic Church with record ordinations of new priests, hard-working clergy and committed volunteers. We want […]
March 14, 2020

Updated Coronavirus guidelines from the CBCEW

In light of the fast-evolving situation with Coronavirus (COVID-19) the Catholic Bishops Conference of England and Wales has published updated guidelines and useful information for parishes. […]
March 14, 2020

Bishop Alan joins call for rededication of our country

In his pastoral letter for the third Sunday in Lent, Bishop Alan Hopes writes about Mary as the church’s spiritual mother and the opportunity to rededicate […]
March 13, 2020

Churches in Ipswich enjoy the Bible in music and art

Churches Together in Ipswich gathered for an event called “Enjoy the Bible – Sensing the Sacred Through Music and Art” on Saturday March 7, as part of […]
March 12, 2020

Fr Sandro talks about Ethiopian mission role

Our Lady of Lourdes, Sawston and St John Fisher Cambourne welcomed back Fr Sandro Barbieri, who had spent several months with the parish studying English a […]
March 11, 2020

An extraordinary two weeks on Jamaica mission

Wells-next-the-Sea parishioner Prisca Hastings has recently returned from the most extraordinary two weeks of her life, volunteering with the Missionaries of the Poor in Jamaica. Prisca […]
March 11, 2020

Fr William was a greatly-loved and respected priest

Fr William Wells (29 May 1929 – 21 February 2020) had a very unusual and wide-ranging ministry. Fr Michael Rear pays tribute. Born into an Australian […]
March 10, 2020

Suffolk monasticism book marks abbey millennium

To mark the millennium of the Abbey of Bury St Edmunds in 2020, Catholic historian Dr Francis Young has written a new book that looks at […]
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