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June 24, 2020

Cardinal welcomes resumption of collective worship

The announcement that collective acts of worship in churches can resume from July 4 has been welcomed by Cardinal Vincent Nichols, President of the Catholic Bishops’ […]
June 23, 2020

East Anglia’s Michael is ordained a Deacon in Rome

Seminarian Michael Smith was ordained a deacon for the Diocese of East Anglia at an Ordination Mass that took place at the Beda College in Rome […]
June 22, 2020

Winners of East Anglia Easter painting competition

The results have been announced of the KSC East Anglia Province 27 Easter Scene Primary School KS2 Painting Competition 2020 with winners from St Augustine’s and […]
June 18, 2020

Volunteers plea from Wymondham crisis food project

A plea for volunteers has gone out from a community outreach project based at Our Lady and St Thomas of Canterbury in Wymondham, which has been […]
June 16, 2020

Bishop Alan to celebrate Mass for front-line workers

Bishop Alan Hopes will celebrate a Mass at St John’s Cathedral in Norwich on Thursday June 25, to show spiritual solidarity with front-line workers in hospitals […]
June 14, 2020

Bishop Alan blesses Norwich and the Diocese

Bishop Alan Hopes celebrated a Solemn Mass for the Feast of Corpus Christi, the Body and Blood of Jesus Christ, at St John’s Cathedral in Norwich, […]
June 11, 2020

Cathedral’s live-stream is flexible long-term solution

When the coronavirus pandemic lockdown restrictions came into force across East Anglia, closing churches overnight, the Diocese of East Anglia only had two churches across its […]
June 10, 2020

Come together with CAFOD’s Summer of Hope

CAFOD will officially launch its Summer of Hope campaign on June 18 with an assembly for schools in England and Wales. Jane Crone from CAFOD in East […]
June 7, 2020

Cathedral choir beats lockdown with online rehearsals

The St John’s Cathedral choir in Norwich have been unable to meet for three months due to the lockdown restrictions but that has not stopped them […]
June 6, 2020

Cambourne celebrates Pentecost with a Zoom party

Craft-making, music and drama added zest to an online Pentecost party at St John Fisher in Cambourne. Loretta Pack reports from the parish. At Pentecost we […]
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 […]
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