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May 13, 2020

Can a Catholic really evangelise at a time like this?

On April 25 Catholics from East Anglia joined over 4000 others for the UEvangelize virtual summit to learn that the call to share the Gospel is […]
May 12, 2020

Bishops respond to Government’s recovery strategy

The Catholic Bishops’ Conference of England and Wales has responded to the UK Government’s Covid-19 recovery strategy, released on May 11. In a statement, the CBCEW […]
May 12, 2020

Divine Renovation presents its ministry by webinar

Divine Renovation, founded by Fr James Mallon from the Archdiocese of Halifax-Yarmouth in Canada, is offering a series of webinars for parishes interested in their process. […]
May 12, 2020

Ignite brings an array of talent to online youth festival

Over the weekend the Ignite Team managed to achieve its first online youth festival, with a line-up of speakers and worship leaders from around the UK […]
May 11, 2020

Pope’s plea for day of prayer for humanity

The Vatican-based Pontifical Council for Inter-religious Dialogue (PCID) has restated Pope Francis’ appeal for all religious believers to unite in a day of prayer, fasting and […]
May 11, 2020

Radio Maria to broadcast daily Mass from Cathedral

The Feast of Our Lady of Fatima will mark the beginning of a daily broadcast by Radio Maria of the 10am Mass from the Cathedral of […]
May 7, 2020

James uses podcasts to continue his parish placement

Forced by the lockdown to live 70 miles from the parish where he is doing a placement, seminarian James Hernadez has found an imaginative way of […]
May 6, 2020

Grace-filled moments amid coronavirus pandemic

Wells-next-the-Sea parishioner Prisca Hastings writes of grace-filled moments amid the coronavirus pandemic. Last time I wrote about my time in Jamaica as a volunteer with a […]
May 5, 2020

Ignite announces speakers for online youth festival

Steve Murray, Jacob DeRusha and Pippa Baker will be among the guest speakers at Ignite@Home, the online youth festival taking place this weekend from May 8 […]
May 5, 2020

A time to evangelise: Jesus is bigger than Corona

On April 25 Catholics from East Anglia joined over 4000 others for the UEvangelize virtual summit to learn that the call to share the Gospel is […]
May 4, 2020

Could prayers to St Edmund help end the pandemic?

Local historian and member of St Edmund’s Church in Bury St Edmunds, John Saunders, explores the story of Saint Edmund, the true whereabouts of his remains […]
May 4, 2020

Radio Maria England seeks to grow its staff team

As it continues to develop its station in Cambridge, Radio Maria England is seeking to recruit an audio technician, fundraising manager and editorial assistant. The station […]
May 3, 2020

Bishops proclaim hope in the Risen Lord

Writing on behalf of the Catholic Bishops of England and Wales, the five Metropolitan Archbishops have addressed the Covid-19 pandemic and, specifically, the measures taken and […]
May 2, 2020

Suffolk friar takes on feared TV quiz show Chasers

A Suffolk Augustine friar was among the first to take on the feared Chasers in new ITV quiz show Beat the Chasers last week. Fr George […]
May 1, 2020

Peterborough priest issues 12-hour prayer challenge

Fr Arockiya Seelan Poobalan, Parish Priest of Sacred Heart and St Oswald’s, Peterborough, has committed himself to 12 hours of Prayer and Adoration from 8am to […]
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