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11 01, 2018

Book a spectacular Tower tour!

2018-01-11T16:23:47+00:00 Categories: Learning, Tower Tours|

Why not visit the Cathedral of St John the Baptist for a stunning tower tour? Nowhere else in the city can you experience such memorable views of Norwich. Climb 280 steps up a spiral staircase to the top of the tower and find yourself surrounded by a 360 degree view of the historic and beautiful city. […]

3 01, 2018

Golden honour for Steve’s 63 years of service

2018-01-03T12:36:44+00:00 Categories: Uncategorised|

Altar server Steve Aldus has received a gold medal to recognise 63 years of service at St John’s Catholic Cathedral in Norwich.

Very appropriately, Steve received the medal on St Stephen’s Day (Boxing Day) from Bishop Alan Hopes and Canon David Paul.

The gold medal of the Archconfraternity of St Stephen, which is the Church Guild of Altar servers, is awarded for […]

9 12, 2017

Gold medal winning gardener retires

2017-12-09T12:55:14+00:00 Categories: Uncategorised|

Zanna Foley Davies has retired as head gardener at the Cathedral of St John the Baptist after eight years in which she took the Narthex garden from a wilderness to a gold medal winner in the Anglia in Bloom awards.

Zanna was appointed in autumn 2009 and quickly recruited a team of volunteer helpers who set […]

5 12, 2017

Talk on Catholic faith with real ale

2017-12-06T20:44:40+00:00 Categories: Peter's Pints|

Friday 15th is our December Peter’s Pints. The meeting will begin at 7 pm (talk at 7.20)… in the Choir Sacristy adjacent to the church this time, as the Narthex is booked up. So come into the church and go the front right where the confessionals are, and follow the corridor through the big doors to the sacristy, where […]

28 11, 2017

St Nicholas has Norwich date at St John’s Cathedral fair

2017-11-29T20:49:42+00:00 Categories: Cathedral Events, Family & Youth, Learning|

A festive fair celebrating St Nicholas will be held in Norwich on Wednesday December 6 at the Cathedral.

The annual St Nicholas Fayre will include handmade goods for sale, entertainment and tower tours.

St Nicholas will arrive on horseback at 4.30pm to give gifts to children at the event which runs from 3.30am to 7.30pm.

For further information […]

20 11, 2017

A celebration of Christmas

2017-12-01T21:21:47+00:00 Categories: Uncategorised|

A variety filled evening of festive songs, panto style sketches and readings Fri 15th & Sat 16th December.

Presented by Helen McDermott, accompanied at the piano by Annette Jude.

Featuring Susie Turner, Adrian Wright, The Sound Voices Choir with pupils from Long Stratton High School ​and the cast of Planet Theatre Production’s ​ upcoming musical ‘A […]

30 10, 2017

Hundreds join vigil for life procession

2017-10-30T20:34:05+00:00 Categories: Family & Youth|

Around 700 Catholics from across the Diocese of East Anglia took part in a silent Eucharistic procession through Norwich city centre last night (Oct 27), which was followed by an all-night vigil at St John’s Cathedral to pray for the dignity and sanctity of all human life.

The candle-lit procession began with a short liturgy at […]

16 10, 2017

Vigil and torchlight procession

2017-10-16T13:07:58+00:00 Categories: Family & Youth|

A silent torchlight Eucharistic Procession of the Blessed Sacrament through Norwich city centre will be followed by an all-night Vigil in the Cathedral of St John the Baptist on Friday October 27.

During the Vigil, prayers will be offered that all may come to recognise the dignity and sanctity of all human life.

Fr Henry Whisenant, one […]

28 09, 2017

Fatima statue and relics visit Cathedral

2017-09-28T20:28:26+00:00 Categories: News|

The Fatima Pilgrim Virgin statue and saints relics visited St John’s Cathedral over the weekend (September 23 and 24) with hundreds of people turning up for a programme of Masses, services, prayers films and talks.

The visit to the Diocese of East Anglia was part of a nationwide tour of cathedrals to mark the centenary year of Our […]