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May 1, 2020

Pain cannot be fought but it can be beaten, says Peter

In his monthly series of reflections, Deacon Peter Coates from Woodbridge looks at the problem of pain and offers some thoughts on how to address it. […]
May 1, 2020

Encouragement and prayers from Pope Francis

Pope Francis has written a letter to the faithful for the month of May to encourage them and offer some prayers. Dear Brothers and Sisters, The […]
April 30, 2020

Cycling mishaps can’t stop Fr Sean’s evening podcast

Fr Sean Connolly overcame two exploding bike tyres to heroically continue broadcasting his increasingly popular Evening Prayer podcast, as he wheeled his bike back to St […]
April 30, 2020

Margaret Beaufort Institute offers online May retreat

The Margaret Beaufort Institute in Cambridge is going online to present a May Magnificat retreat for the whole diocese, including reflective input and suggestions for prayer. […]
April 29, 2020

Bishop Alan backs ecumenical Covid-19 response

An online initiative to help the Christian community across Norfolk respond to the developing Covid-19 crisis has been backed by senior church and charity leaders including […]
April 27, 2020

Former Bishop of Northampton dies at age of 94

The Right Rev Patrick Leo McCartie, Bishop Emeritus of Northampton, has died at the age of 94. Bishop McCartie was Bishop of Northampton from February 20, 1990 […]
April 27, 2020

Newmarket churches step up response to Covid-19

Newmarket has been praised for getting its volunteer response to the lockdown in place quickly. John Borda, a Town Councillor and active at Our Lady with […]
April 25, 2020

Seminarian keeps building faith despite lockdown

East Anglia’s seminarians are finding new and imaginative ways to help keep faith strong during the coronavirus crisis. Anthony Asomugha shares his experience. When I started […]
April 23, 2020

Knights offer prizes to young painters and writers

The Knights of St Columba have launched a series of competitions for young people, to encourage creativity during this period of lockdown. The Easter Scene Painting […]
April 22, 2020

CAFOD offers young people life-changing gap year

CAFOD is inviting young people from East Anglia aged 18 to 30 to take part in its gap year programme called Step into the Gap. As […]
April 21, 2020

Virtual summit proclaims Evangelisation is still possible

Can Catholics really evangelise at a time like this? How can we do so? Why should we move forward, when it feels like it might be […]
April 21, 2020

Beda student finds much to give thanks and pray for

Despite the coronavirus crisis, an East Anglian seminarian is continuing with his studies at the Beda. Mike Smith sent this report about life under lockdown in […]
April 20, 2020

Sawston parish provides a home for Syrian refugees

A parish in Cambridgeshire has come to understand the Syrian war at a personal level by joining a project which provides homes for refugees. Kevin McMullen […]
April 19, 2020

Peter addresses the often-taboo subject of death

“Christ is risen from the dead” is the message that prepares me for death, says Deacon Peter Coates from Woodbridge, in an addition to his monthly […]
April 17, 2020

Mass for the NHS, Walsingham online retreat, Lynn live

An online Mass for the sick and the NHS, a digital retreat from Walsingham and live-streaming Mass from King’s Lynn are among the latest initiatives of […]