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7 03, 2019

Cathedral choristers on song with pancake race fun

2019-03-07T19:41:03+00:00Categories: Latest News|

Young choristers from the Cathedral of St John the Baptist in Norwich had fun warming up for their singing practice with some pancake races to mark Shrove Tuesday.

A series of pancake races, held in the beautiful cathedral garden, were organised by Culture & Heritage Officer Julia Stafford and Master of Music, Daniel Justin. Choristers competed […]

2 03, 2019

Dowry Tour reaches St John’s

2019-03-02T12:13:43+00:00Categories: Latest News|

The two-year Dowry Tour, intended to help prepare Catholics spiritually for England’s re-dedication as the Dowry of Mary in 2020, reached St John’s Cathedral in Norwich yesterday until Saturday (March 2).

The statue of Our Lady of Walsingham was welcomed to the Cathedral at an opening Mass last night as was an exhibition and a shrine […]

10 02, 2019

Duckett Library talk

2019-02-10T18:45:55+00:00Categories: Latest News|

For January and February there is an Exhibition of books on three famous English Martyr Saints: Thomas Becket, John Fisher and Thomas More. There will be a talk on the last two given by Peter Thorn, entitled “Two Great Henrician Martyrs”. This will be at 11 am on Thursday 14 February in the […]

10 02, 2019

Dementia friendly cafe

2019-02-10T18:51:02+00:00Categories: 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.

15 01, 2019

Daytime Prayer Group

2019-01-15T19:49:38+00:00Categories: Latest News|

We are a traditional prayer group who started in February 2006 as a small group of just six people and have grown to a group of over 25 people! We are a mix of ages from younger to retired people. (Parents with young children are welcome to bring them).

What do we do?

We listen to bible […]

1 01, 2019

Full house at Cathedral Christmas Vigil

2019-01-01T12:40:04+00:00Categories: Latest News|

The Vigil Mass of Christmas saw the biggest congregation of the year in attendance earlier today (Christmas Eve) at a packed St John the Baptist Cathedral in Norwich, when families filled almost every conceivable space.

The popular Mass included numerous children who joined in the Nativity scene in front of the altar and then crowded around […]

30 11, 2018

Services & Masses for Advent & Christmas 2018

2018-11-30T20:28:46+00:00Categories: Christmas|

As we enter Advent, the season of waiting for the coming of Jesus as one among us at Christmas, we’re planning a programme of events in the Cathedral. There are a good number of Carol Services (both for Advent and Christmas) which will be taking place, as well as welcoming other groups into the Cathedral […]

16 11, 2018

St Nicholas Fair

2018-11-16T19:05:47+00:00Categories: Learning|

Come and join our special celebration and browse for Christmas presents in a convivial setting. Handmade crafts/ art/ books/ foods/ prints/ jewellery. Food and refreshments will be available from the garden café throughout the day and the Cathedral shop will be open for the sale of unique gifts and cards. Free entrance. St Nicholas […]

7 11, 2018

Archbishop Justin given ecumenical welcome

2018-11-09T15:35:37+00:00Categories: Latest News|

The Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby was welcomed to Norwich at an historic ecumenical service of welcome at St John the Baptist Catholic Cathedral at midday today (November 6). Keith Morris reports.

He was welcomed by the Catholic Bishop of East Anglia and the Anglican Bishop of Norwich, alongside many other local church leaders in a […]