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19 04, 2017

Spring into summer wine tasting

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HarperWells – Spring Into Summer Wine Tasting

At The Cathedral of Saint John the Baptist, Norwich
Thursday May 11th from 6pm until 8.30pm.

It gives us great pleasure announcing this year’s annual ‘Spring into Summer Wine Tasting’ where we will be showing a collection of up to ’50 (plus!) of our favourite wines in the Narthex at the Cathedral […]

16 04, 2017

Easter vigil turns cathedral from darkness into light

Categories: Easter|

The Cathedral of St John the Baptist was turned from pitch black to a mass of blazing light during an Easter Vigil on Saturday night (April 15).

An Easter Paschal candle was lit from a brazier fire outside the west door and processed into the cathedral where it was used to light candles from each of […]

16 04, 2017

Bishop Alan washes feet of cathedral congregation

Categories: Easter|

The Bishop of East Anglia washed the feet of 12 members of the congregation at the Cathedral of St John the Baptist in Norwich last night (April 13), in the traditional Maundy Thursday Mass of the Lord’s Supper.

Bishop Alan Hopes knelt to wash, dry and kiss their feet following the example of Jesus, who did the […]

22 03, 2017

New Financial Assistant required

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The Cathedral is looking to appoint a new Financial Assistant, as current post-holder, Paul Wilson, has been appointed as Accountant at the Diocese of East Anglia finance team in Poringland.

Paul will be leaving the Cathedral Trust’s staff at the beginning of May to take up the new appointment with the Diocese. He has been responsible for […]

27 02, 2017

Apparition Hill – Film screening

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A film which investigates the apparitions of the Blessed Virgin Mary at Medjugorje, is heading to Norwich, in a charity screening for Mary’s Meals.

Apparition Hill is one of the most powerful films ever launched, and is only been offered in the UK to church groups and charities.

In the film, seven strangers investigate the mysterious phenomenon […]

26 02, 2017

Choir swaps cathedrals to sing at St John’s

Categories: Music Group|

St John the Baptist Cathedral in Norwich played host to 24 choristers from Brentwood Cathedral on Sunday February 19, when they sang the 11am Mass.

The choristers made the early start from Essex to sing for the Solemn Mass in Norwich under the baton of Andrew Wright, Director of Music for the Diocese of Brentwood.

The Choir […]

31 01, 2017

An Introduction to Godly Play

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An Introduction to Godly Play with Rebecca Nye – on Saturday 11th March at 10.30 in the Narthex. Last summer two catechists from St John’s attended this introduction in Cambridge. This is an inspiring way to work with children and is now being introduced to our children in the cathedral. We are starting off with […]

31 01, 2017

Enjoy a beer while listening to Catholic

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Subjects have been announced for the next three Peter’s Pints evenings, at the Narthex bar at St John’s Cathedral in Norwich, which offer the opportunity to hear a talk on the Catholic faith while enjoying a pint of real ale.

On Friday February 17, the talk is Becoming Like God: The Basic Call of the Christian […]

31 01, 2017

Fantastic African charity evening of music and entertainment

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Aa fund raising event in aid of Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF).  A superb live Congolese band Group Lokito, Sefo Kanuteh Kora performance, Aida Diop African dance workshops, raffle, mini market, African food and more.  Fun for the whole family and every penny going to MSF.  3rd edition and each previous time a sell-out. More information […]

31 01, 2017

TV Holy Trail around Norfolk’s iconic religious sites

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A new four-part TV series following a Holy Trail around some of Norfolk’s most iconic religious sites will air on Mustard TV during February. Its writer and presenter Chris Bailey reports.

Our fine county of Norfolk has more churches, abbeys, priories and cathedrals collectively than any other in England.

Following their conquest and occupation of England, the […]

18 01, 2017

Italian singer bids farewell to choir

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The choir at St John’s Cathedral has said ‘arrivederci’ to Italian singer Luciana Ravina after 40 years of musical service.

Luciana began singing in the parish church in San Lorenzo in Tuscany, where the choirmaster was later made a Cardinal for his services to church music.

Her interest and enthusiasm for church music spans eight decades and […]