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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 […]

28 09, 2017

Talk on Catholic faith with real ale

2017-09-28T20:21:17+00:00 Categories: Peter's Pints|

Join us on for our next discussion on the Catholic faith.

Come and Join us for a series of talks on the faith, with complimentary beer from breweries around the diocese. A very simple premise! The sessions are in the Cathedral Narthex every 3rd Friday of the month, beginning at 7 pm (talk starts at 7.20pm). […]

31 08, 2017

Heritage Open Days

2017-08-31T13:17:20+00:00 Categories: Family & Youth, Heritage Open Days, Learning|

Curious to learn more about the Cathedral of St John the Baptist? Thirsty for some culture and new experiences? Look no further! From Thursday 7th – Sunday 10th September the Cathedral of St John the Baptist will be a proud participant in this year’s Heritage Open Days. Many heritage sites around the country open their […]

18 08, 2017

St John’s opens doors to 75 other cathedrals

2017-08-18T20:15:28+00:00 Categories: Uncategorised|

A unique exhibition linking St John’s Cathedral to the 75 other Catholic cathedrals across the world also dedicated to St John the Baptist will be staged during September.

Every year, St John’s Cathedral in Norwich involves itself in the Heritage Open Days celebrations in early September. Each year tours, displays and exhibitions are put on that reflect the Cathedral’s Catholic heritage and […]

8 08, 2017

Former Norwich City star ordained as Dominican priest

2017-08-08T18:51:04+00:00 Categories: Uncategorised|

Former Norwich City midfield player Philip Mulyrne was ordained as a priest in the Dominican Order (Order of Preachers) in Dublin on July 8 swapping his football shirt for priestly robes. St John’s Cathedral parishioner and personal friend Clare Richards reports.

Philip Mulryne, born in Belfast, had an outstanding professional football career for 13 years – eight […]

31 07, 2017

Cathedral youth group respond to refugee crisis

2017-07-31T20:44:37+00:00 Categories: CAFOD|

The youth group at St John’s Cathedral has started packing rucksacks for asylum seekers arriving into the city.

Responding to the refugee crisis, they began collecting basic goods and toiletries from parishioners and Notre Dame School.

The group compiled a list of items from feedback received from asylum seekers, meaning everything the youth group collected was useful.

With the […]

24 07, 2017

Tambogrande coffee morning

2017-07-24T19:44:37+00:00 Categories: Tambogrande|

Cake, coffee, company and conversation flowed on July 13th at a fundraising coffee morning for Tambogrande held in Norwich. A group met in glorious sunshine including people drawn from The Daytime Prayer Group, The Justice and Peace Group and other Cathedral parishioners. We met in the home of Helen Savelli who hosts the Daytime […]