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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

June 4, 2016

Pope Francis offers support as Diocese celebrates

Pope Francis has offered his prayers and support for the Diocese of East Anglia, which last night (June 3) celebrated its 40th anniversary with a Mass […]
June 4, 2016

Picture gallery captures the best of Anniversary Mass

A picture gallery of images from the Diocese of East Anglia’s Anniversary Mass at St John the Baptist Cathedral in Norwich on June 3 has been […]
June 4, 2016

Anniversary Mass video is released online

A video of the Diocese of East Anglia’s 40th anniversary Mass at the Cathedral of St John the Baptist in Norwich on June 3 has now […]
June 3, 2016

Alive in Faith May 2016 Newsletter

We are pleased to inform you that the first Alive in Faith newsletter is now available. This inaugural edition shares stories from around the Diocese which […]
June 3, 2016

Bishop blesses transformation of Hunstanton church

Bishop Alan visited Hunstanton Parish on May 9 to conduct a Blessing Mass at the refurbished parish church during which he blessed all parts of the […]
June 1, 2016

Young East Anglian pilgrims still singing in the rain

Torrential rain meant the traditional walk down the holy mile to the Catholic Shrine of Our Lady of Walsingham, which is an integral part of the […]
May 30, 2016

Bishops lead St Walstan’s 1000th Norfolk celebration

The 1000th anniversary of the death of Norfolk saint, Walstan, has been marked by a weekend of celebrations at Bawburgh near Norwich, culminating in an open-air […]
May 26, 2016

1400 years of Catholic history in East Anglia

The Diocese of East Anglia is marking its 40th anniversary in June but the Catholic faith can be traced back over 1,400 years in the region, […]
May 25, 2016

Golden celebration for Peterborough’s Italian Sister

An Italian Catholic Sister, who came to England 45 years ago, has celebrated 50 years of service in grand style including two special masses near Peterborough […]
May 23, 2016

East Anglia Diocese trio instituted as Lectors in Rome

Three first year seminary students from the Diocese of East Anglia were instituted as Lectors at the Pontifical Beda College in Rome on Wednesday May 11. […]
May 21, 2016

Fire of Holy Spirit paints a Lowestoft church red

It was a case of painting the church red at Our Lady Star of the Sea in Lowestoft on Pentecost Sunday, May 15. The church has […]
May 21, 2016

Costessey Supporting Future Priests

Supporting new seminarians is a key pillar of Alive in Faith. We are blessed to have eight men in formation, with two more accepted to begin […]
May 18, 2016

Syro-Malabar celebration of Marian month in Peterborough

Nearly 500 members of Syro-Malabar communities, Fr Philip John, clergy and friends, gathered together at Our Lady of Lourdes Church, Peterborough, to celebrate the Marian month […]
May 12, 2016

Lowestoft church provides home to rare Kittiwakes

A Lowestoft Catholic church has given a warm welcome to over 100 special visitors ' rare red-listed Kittiwake birds which are nesting on the church tower. […]
May 6, 2016

Pope Francis gives blessing to diamond Ipswich couple

An Ipswich couple have celebrated their Diamond wedding anniversary with the presentation of an Apostolic Blessing from Pope Francis at St Mary Magdalene church in the […]