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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

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 […]
October 25, 2016

Suffolk pilgrim completes 2,000km walk to Rome

Suffolk Catholic, 69-year-old Mary Kirk, has successfully completed an epic 2,000km pilgrimage from Canterbury to Rome, shedding tears of emotion and relief as she walked into […]
October 21, 2016

Be the first to read the November Catholic East Anglia

The November 2016 edition of the Catholic East Anglia newspaper is now available online and contains news of a church’s dream becoming reality, a new chaplain […]
October 21, 2016

Tribute is paid to retired priest Fr Paul Mercer

Fr Mark Hackeson pays tribute to Fr Paul Mercerwho retired as a priest in Bury St Edmunds last year and died on September 8. Jeremiah Peter […]
October 14, 2016

Flavio joins Diocesan Schools' Service team

The Diocese of East Anglia Schools' Service has welcomed new Deputy Director Flavio Vettese who brings over 25 years of educational experience. Flavio started his educational […]
October 13, 2016

Alive in Faith October 2016 Newsletter

Alive in Faith October 2016 Newsletter We are happy to inform you that the latest Alive in Faith newsletter is now available. There are wonderful news […]
October 12, 2016

Year of Mercy pilgrimage from St Ives to Norwich

Parishioners from Sacred Heart in St Ives ranging in age from 6 months to 93 years completed a Year of Mercy pilgrimage to the Holy Door […]
October 11, 2016

A Day in the Life of a Seminarian

Thanks to new commitments that parishioners and clergy are making, we will be able to train men, like Paul Spellman (pictured), who are answering God's call […]
October 11, 2016

East Anglian celebration of Cambodian tradition

Anyone walking past Sacred Heart Catholic Church Hall in North Walsham on the evening of Friday September 30 might have wondered at the 60+ pairs of […]
October 10, 2016

Story of vision as Cambs church was moved and rebuilt

The remarkable story of a missionary-focused Catholic church in Cambridgeshire is the subject of a new booklet about the Sacred Heart of Jesus, St Ives. Known […]