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15 02, 2018

40 Days for Life vigil

2018-02-15T19:18:25+00:00 Categories: Uncategorised|

A 40 Days for Life vigil is taking place outside the BPAS abortion clinic in Norwich during Lent as part of a co-ordinated international campaign and supporters are being urged to join it.

The vigil, from February 14 until March 25, will take part on the public right-of-way outside BPAS, Bowthorpe Road, Turnstone Court Norwich from 8:30am-4:30pm every Tuesday, Wednesday […]

14 02, 2018

Pancake races and family fun

2018-02-14T17:14:24+00:00 Categories: Uncategorised|

Pancakes were being eaten, decorated, flipped and raced with at St John’s Cathedral in Norwich on Shrove Tuesday (February 13) at a Family Pancake Day.

The event, which was attended by around 150 people and coincided with half-term, saw families enjoying pancake races in the gardens and pancake decorating and eating inside the Narthex.

The day was […]

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 […]