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4 07, 2018

St John’s Cathedral joins GoGoHares sculpture trail

2018-07-05T21:42:04+00:00 Categories: Latest News|

A giant hare sculpture, inspired by the design of St John’s Cathedral, has joined the popular GoGoHares Norfolk-wide children’s summer trail in aid of children’s charity Break.


There are 68 hares in the trail and the St John’s one is called C-Hare-thedral, named and painted by artist Mik Richardson, drawing inspiration from the Cathedral itself, […]

27 06, 2018

Will Fr Henry be a monk down under?

2018-06-27T22:13:55+00:00 Categories: Latest News|

The Cathedral of St John the Baptist priest, Fr Henry Whisenant, has announced that he is to spend a year as a monk in Tasmania, in Australia, to discern whether it is the right move for him to take. Here he explains why has made this decision?

No […]

27 06, 2018

Dementia friendly cafe

2018-07-04T20:20:36+00:00 Categories: Latest News|

Each month the Narthex cafe offers a ‘dementia friendly’ place for people with dementia, their partners, families and friends to meet up for a chat and a coffee.

25 05, 2018

Peters Pints June 2018

2018-05-25T18:44:59+00:00 Categories: Latest News|

Dear All,

Because we had to adapt our programme to available dates, these Peter’s Pints sessions at the moment are coming at noticeably shorter intervals – next week is our next session, on Friday 1st June! This will certainly be our last […]

18 05, 2018

Marriage and family life Mass

2018-05-18T20:04:21+00:00 Categories: Family & Youth|

Bishop Alan Hopes has invited all married and engaged couples across the Diocese of East Anglia to the annual Marriage and Family Celebration Mass at the Cathedral of St John the Baptist, Norwich on Saturday June 16.

The Mass begins at 12 noon and is followed by tea and cake with Bishop Alan.  Attendees are welcome […]

4 05, 2018

Cathedral group make pilgrimage to Lourdes

2018-05-04T20:22:50+00:00 Categories: Latest News|

A group of 38 people from the Cathedral of St John the Baptist in Norwich recently took part in a three-day pilgrimage to Lourdes. Dr Martin Auger reports.

On April 25, a diverse group of 38 pilgrims received a blessing from Provost David Paul in Norwich before starting their journey to Lourdes.

Organised and led by Fr […]

13 04, 2018

Bishop Alan blesses the new stone cathedra

2018-04-13T19:14:42+00:00 Categories: Latest News|

A permanent new stone cathedra (or bishop’s chair) has been installed into the Cathedral of St John the Baptist in Norwich, the mother church of the Diocese of East Anglia.

The cathedra is the seat of the bishop, now complete with two stone deacons’ chair next to it and surrounded by stalls for priests and deacons […]

13 04, 2018

Peters Pints April 2018

2018-04-13T18:59:33+00:00 Categories: Latest News|

Our next meeting is next Friday 20th April, with Josephine Jackson coming from Oxford on behalf of the national charity LIFE. Her talk is called, “Brick by Brick: St John Paul II’s Culture of Life and What We Can Do to Help Build It”.

Before the meeting, Mrs. Jackson will be present as we set up our own […]

3 04, 2018

Picture galleries from Easter Masses

2018-04-03T20:54:50+00:00 Categories: Latest News|

Hundreds of people attended Holy Week and Easter Masses at St John the Baptist Cathedral in Norwich and picture galleries have now been published online.

Picture galleries of the Solemn Liturgy of the Passion of the Lord on Good Friday (March 30) and the Easter Vigil on Easter Saturday (March 31), which included the celebration of […]

31 03, 2018

Bishop Alan washes feet

2018-03-31T14:45:06+00:00 Categories: Latest News|

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 (March 29), 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 […]

29 03, 2018

Chrism Mass draws 1000

2018-03-29T21:34:50+00:00 Categories: Latest News|

Over 1,000 people attended the annual Chrism Mass at a packed Cathedral of St John the Baptist in Norwich on Tuesday night (March 27), during which priestly promises were renewed and sacred oils blessed. Keith Morris reports.

In the biggest gathering in the diocesan year, Bishop Alan Hopes welcomed clergy and laity from parishes right across the Diocese, […]