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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

July 20, 2016

Peterborough Catholics gather to celebrate 120 years

St Peter and All Souls Peterborough has celebrated its 120th anniversary with a joint Mass of all its diverse congregations together at the Anglican Cathedral in […]
July 16, 2016

Bishop opens Norwich school’s revolutionary new classrooms

A revolutionary new classroom block has been opened at St Augustine's Catholic Primary School, Costessey, near Norwich, due to increasing pupil numbers, and has been blessed […]
July 13, 2016

Lowestoft volunteer receives honour from Countess

Retired teacher and Minister of the Word at the Catholic Parish in Lowestoft, Mary Hunt, has been named National Childhood Champion Community Volunteer by the NSPCC […]
July 11, 2016

UEA’s Prof Charmley set to join Catholic university

Prof John Charmley, from the University of East Anglia in Norwich and well-known in the Diocese of East Anglia, has been appointed as Pro Vice-Chancellor for […]
July 5, 2016

East Anglian deacons celebrate 25 years of service

Nine Diocese of East Anglia deacons, who were all ordained together by Bishop Alan Clark in St John's Cathedral in Norwich on May 25, 1991, are […]
July 5, 2016

East Anglia medal recognition for Holy Land work

The humanitarian work of Cambridge-based charitable travel company Pilgrimage People has been recognised by the Latin Patriarchate of Jerusalem. Bishop William Shomali, Patriarchal Vicar for Jerusalem, […]
June 30, 2016

Southwold church celebrates its centenary in style

The Church of the Sacred Heart in Southwold has celebrated the centenary of its opening with a Mass presided over by the Bishop of East Anglia, […]
June 29, 2016

Bishops’ meeting reveals human slavery in East Anglia

The wide extent of human slavery in parts of East Anglia was revealed at a meeting between representatives of the Catholic Church, local Police forces and […]
June 28, 2016

Yarmouth couple honoured for 40 years of service

A Great Yarmouth couple, who have recently celebrated 65 years of marriage, have been presented with an East Anglian Diocesan medal in recognition of over 40 […]
June 21, 2016

Norwich Mass celebrates 3,400 years of married life

An amazing 3,400 years of marriage were represented by 80 couples who received certificates from Bishop Alan Hopes at the annual Marriage and Family Celebration Mass […]
June 17, 2016

East Anglia Catholic priests mark 175 years of service

Four priests with a total of 175 years of service joined 42 others from across the Diocese of East Anglia at a Celebration of Priesthood at […]
June 17, 2016

Read July edition of Catholic East Anglia

The July 2016 edition of the Catholic East Anglia newspaper is now available online and contains news of the Diocese’s 40thanniversary celebrations, honouring a local saint […]
June 13, 2016

Suffolk students swap exams for mission to Cambodia

A group of girls from Suffolk, armed with hundreds of toothbrushes and combs, will be swapping A level exams and work to help teach English to […]
June 13, 2016

Conference celebrates Catholic history of East Anglia

One of the events to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the Diocese of East Anglia was a one-day conference on Saturday June 11, called Catholic East […]
June 13, 2016

East Anglian Catholic History Society established

A new society dedicated to promoting knowledge of the history of Catholicism in East Anglia has been was established, following a successful one day conference in […]