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April 30, 2015

Bishops Plenary Meeting April 2015

Last week the Bishops of England & Wales met in Rome for a week of reflection and discussion. In addition to the Bishops' own reflections, there […]
April 30, 2015

Nuns on the Rise

The number of women entering convents in England and Wales has hit a 25-year high. From a low point of just seven in 2004, the numbers […]
April 10, 2015

40 Hours of Prayer

A message from Bishop Alan on the diocesan 40 hours of prayer. Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, As we undertake this three year journey in […]
March 30, 2015

Celebrating the Feast of Our Lady of Lourdes

The sacrament of the sick was celebrated in the Cathedral by Bishop Alan together with the priests from accross the Diocese during the Mass in honor […]
March 30, 2015

Walsingham Pilgrimage

The Diocesan Pilgramge to Walsingham will take place on the May Bank Holiday 4th May 2015. Pilgrims will meet in the Friday market at midday for […]
March 30, 2015

New Rector at Walsingham

Mgr John Armitage, former Vicar General in Brentwood Diocese and parish preist of the Royal Docks in London’s East End, is the new Director of the […]
March 30, 2015

Easter Message From Bishop Alan

From Bishop Alan Peace be with you! These words are used by me as a bishop when I begin the celebration of mass. They are the […]
March 30, 2015


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March 29, 2015

Visit to St Benedict’s School

Visit to St Benedict’s School St Benedict’s Catholic School was privileged to enjoy a special visit from the Right Reverend Alan Hopes