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April 7, 2020

Catholic broadcasters and Cardinal on BBC local radio

A number of Catholic radio stations are broadcasting Masses and prayers, music and messages of encouragement available in East Anglia and Cardinal Vincent Nichols will be […]
April 7, 2020

Family in Bungay creates virtual chapel to attend Mass

A family from St Edmund, King and Martyr parish in Bungay, Suffolk, have created a virtual chapel in their home as they join Mass while self-isolating. […]
April 6, 2020

Rainbow in the window: a Holy Week reflection

As we begin Holy Week, Rebecca Bretherton shares a reflection on the significance of the rainbow. This week as I enjoy my daily walk, rainbows have […]
April 6, 2020

Chaplains cast a Pebble for Holy Week and Easter

Catholic schools in East Anglia are adapting to a rapidly changing situation and have become virtual communities for their students and families at home. Alex Savage, […]
April 5, 2020

Bishop Alan speaks at today’s Palm Sunday Mass

Bishop Alan Hopes preached at today’s 10am, Palm Sunday Mass at St John’s Cathedral in Norwich, saying although we are living through an unprecedented moment in […]
April 4, 2020

Bishop Alan suggests scriptural Way of the Cross

Bishop Alan Hopes has asked Catholics across East Anglia to consider using a Scriptural Way of the Cross from Pope John Paul II to help observe […]
April 4, 2020

Bishops’ Conference offers spiritual food for lockdown

The Catholic Bishops’ Conference of England and Wales have collected a range of online resources for those looking for spiritual sustenance during times of isolation. Its […]
April 3, 2020

Holy Week Masses online and Chrism Mass postponed

Holy Week Masses will all be online only this Easter because of Covid-19 restrictions and the Chrism Mass, when priests and people from across the Diocese […]
April 1, 2020

Sawston parish delves deeper into Scripture

Just before the country was plunged into lockdown, the parish of Our Lady of Lourdes in Sawston held two Bible study sessions looking at The God […]
April 1, 2020

CAFOD volunteers highlight need to defend Amazon

To mark CAFOD’s Lent Fast Day on March 6, trained CAFOD volunteers visited primary schools to deliver assemblies to raise awareness of the issues facing the […]
March 31, 2020

Cafod offers resources for home education

CAFOD has put together new home learning pages so that families can continue to learn about, and pray with, our global family. Jane Crone from CAFOD […]
March 30, 2020

Your memories of Archbishop Peter Smith

Parishioners across the Diocese of East Anglia have sent in their memories and tributes to Archbishop Peter Smith, the former Bishop of East Anglia, whose funeral Mass […]
March 30, 2020

East Anglian author maps a pro-life future

A parishioner from St John’s Cathedral parish in Norwich has published a new book about respect for life.  Anita Dowsing’s book – A Good Life – […]
March 30, 2020

Chance for parishes to make online donations easy

Visitors to the Cathedral of St John the Baptist’s website can now make donations online and the opportunity to use the same system is open to […]
March 29, 2020

Videos as England rededicated as Dowry of Mary

England was rededicated as the Dowry of Mary on Sunday March 29 as an individual event taking place in thousands of homes up and down the […]
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