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December 12, 2016

Norwich church’s first tree festival boosts 30 charities

A first-ever Christmas tree festival at St George's church in Norwich has raised funds for over 30 local charities and helped bring to an end a […]
December 8, 2016

Bishop Alan says embrace the sound of silence in liturgy

The place of silence in Catholic liturgy has been addressed in a new document produced by the Catholic Bishops Conference of England and Wales and chair […]
December 1, 2016

Church and Police join forces to tackle slavery in E Anglia

Catholic church leaders, senior Police force officers and ethnic chaplains have met the UK's Independent Anti-Slavery Commissioner to discuss solutions to tackling human trafficking taking place […]
November 30, 2016

Tributes paid to Cambs parish priest Fr Anthony Slack

Parish priest Fr Anthony Slack will be remembered for his dedication to parishioners in Whittlesey and Ramsey and a dry sense of humour. Bernard Whyte pays […]
November 25, 2016

Holy Land pilgrimages that make a difference

Pilgrimage People is a tour company with a difference ' its raison d'etre is to build relationships between people of faith in the UK and those […]
November 20, 2016

Year of Mercy ends as Holy Door closes in Norwich

The Year of Mercy came to an end in the Diocese of East Anglia on Sunday November 20 when Bishop Alan Hopes closed the Holy Door […]
November 17, 2016

A year of acts of mercy from King’s Lynn parish

As the Year of Mercy comes to an end, Edd Chomicz, Knights of St Columba Action and Youth Officer for the King's Lynn Parish, reports on […]
November 11, 2016

Faith comes alive with pledge globe and refugee gifts

The Alive in Faith programme has continued apace at St John the Baptist Cathedral in Norwich with a pledge globe, gifts for refugees, community gardening, a […]
November 9, 2016

Diss parish responds to Pope Francis’ call to live simply

Parishioners in Diss celebrated the season of creation ' which ran from the World Day of Prayer for Creation on September 1 to the Feast of […]
November 2, 2016

Bishop Alan appoints chaplain for Portuguese speakers

In July, Fr Erico Rodridguez de Mello Falcao arrived in East Anglia from Brazil to take up an invitation from Bishop Alan to minister to the […]
November 1, 2016

Peterborough hailed as model of interfaith working

Peterborough hosted a nation-wide inter-faith meeting on October 19 and was hailed as a model of how various faiths group work together.The Diocese of East Anglia […]
October 31, 2016

Tributes paid to maths teacher and pilgrimage enthusiast

Tributes have been paid to Michael Fitzgerald, from Peterborough, who was a maths teacher an active member of the St Vincent de Paul Society and had […]
October 28, 2016

Cat to ignite youth mission in East Anglia

Catherine Williams has been welcomed as the new Ignite Mission Team Leader as the Diocese said goodbye to Matt, Judith, Ben and Clare whose ‘gap’ years […]
October 28, 2016

Catholic Multi Academy Trust is launched

The newly-established St John the Baptist Catholic Multi Academy Trust has been launched at the start of the academic year with a celebration Mass at Notre […]
October 26, 2016

Tribute paid to Cambridge priest Fr Sandy Phelps

Cambridge priest Rev Fr Arthur (Sandy) Phelps, known for his uncompromising love of God and the Catholic Church, has died at the age of 95. Mgr […]