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8 05, 2017

Our Lady of Fatima

Categories: Uncategorised|

On Saturday 13th May, there will be devotions in the Cathedral for the centenary anniversary of the first apparition of Our Lady in Fatima. Appearing over six months from May to October, the Blessed Virgin encouraged the three children, Lucia, Jacinta and Francisco to practice conversion of life, to pray for sinners, to say the […]

8 05, 2017

Marriage and family life Mass

Categories: Family & Youth|

Bishop Alan Hopes warmly invites all married and engaged couples to attend a special Mass celebrating marriage and family at the Cathedral of St John the Baptist, Norwich on Saturday, June 17, 12 noon, followed by a lunch reception. Certificates will be awarded to those married for one year, five years and every multiple of […]

25 04, 2017

Cathedral hot cross buns in new Norfolk Cook Book

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Chrism Mass hot cross buns from the catering team at St John’s Cathedral in Norwich are featured in the new Norfolk Cook Book, set for release on April 21.

The Norfolk Cookbook brings together the very best of the region’s burgeoning food and drink scene; from a fantastic array of independent restaurants and cafés to pubs, […]

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

Categories: Newsletter|

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 […]