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Please send news articles and pictures for the diocesan newspaper and website to editor Keitha Morris at keith.morris@rcdea.org.uk

March 21, 2016

March from Norwich Cathedral calls for refugee action

A multi-faith Palm Sunday march across Norwich city centre, which began at St John the Baptist Catholic Cathedral, has repeated calls on Norfolk County Council to […]
March 18, 2016

Chapter of Canons installation is historic day for East Anglia Diocese

It was an historic day in the life of the Catholic Diocese of East Anglia when the Cathedral Chapter was established with the installation of nine […]
March 8, 2016

Transformational Parish Projects

The first 15 parishes who are engaged in the Alive in Faith programme, have seized the opportunity to raise funds for their local needs. Clergy and […]
March 7, 2016

Norfolk pilgrimage to site of local saint’s martyrdom

For many years parishioners in Diss, Norfolk, have marked the feast day of their local saint, Henry Morse, with a special Mass and celebration breakfast. This […]
February 29, 2016

East Anglia seminarian serves Pope Francis in Rome

A Diocese of East Anglia seminarian from Cambridge, Piotr (Peter) Wygnanski, was chosen to serve Pope Francis during a special Mass in Rome last week to […]
February 26, 2016

Sr Mary Clare receives Peterborough Civic Award

Sister Mary Clare Mason has been honoured for her outstanding contribution to the city of Peterborough with a Community Involvement Civic Award which was presented at […]
February 24, 2016

March 2016 Catholic East Anglia now online

The March 2016 edition of Catholic East Anglia is now available online and in print and contains news of the Pope’s special honour for Walsingham, Lenten […]
February 10, 2016

Bishop names Chapter of Canons for East Anglia Diocese

The names of members of a newly-established Chapter of Canons for the Diocese of East Anglia have been announced by Bishop Alan Hopes. The nine […]
February 3, 2016

Safeguarding is at heart of Church’s mission

The Catholic Church in England and Wales has restated that the safeguarding of children, young people and vulnerable adults is at the heart of the Church’s […]
January 12, 2016

New organ means sweet sounds from Cromer church

Sweeter sounds of worship are now coming from Our Lady of Refuge in Cromer, North Norfolk, after the church's new organ was blessed by the Bishop […]
December 30, 2015

Pope gives special status to England's Nazareth at Walsingham

Pope Francis has granted Minor Basilica status to the Catholic National Shrine of Our Lady at Walsingham in North Norfolk. The rare designation is given by […]
December 21, 2015

January 2016 Catholic East Anglia now online

The January 2016 edition of Catholic East Anglia is now available online and in print and contains news of the Holy Door opening and the Year […]
December 21, 2015

BISHOP ALAN'S CHRISTMAS MESSAGE 2015

During the Advent Season, the Church's liturgy is filled with references of the longing of the prophet, Isaiah: Drop down you heavens from above, and let […]
December 21, 2015

Wonderful Christmastime for King's Men in Norwich

Choral scholars from King's College, Cambridge, warmed up for their world-renowned BBC TV and radio Christmas carol service appearances in the guise of acapella group The […]
December 13, 2015

Holy Door opening marks start of Year of Mercy

The Year of Mercy began in the Diocese of East Anglia on Sunday December 13 with Bishop Alan Hopes opening the Holy Door at St John […]