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13 04, 2018

Bishop Alan blesses the new stone cathedra

2018-04-13T19:14:42+00:00 Categories: Latest News|

A permanent new stone cathedra (or bishop’s chair) has been installed into the Cathedral of St John the Baptist in Norwich, the mother church of the Diocese of East Anglia.

The cathedra is the seat of the bishop, now complete with two stone deacons’ chair next to it and surrounded by stalls for priests and deacons […]

13 04, 2018

Peters Pints April 2018

2018-04-13T18:59:33+00:00 Categories: Latest News|

Our next meeting is next Friday 20th April, with Josephine Jackson coming from Oxford on behalf of the national charity LIFE. Her talk is called, “Brick by Brick: St John Paul II’s Culture of Life and What We Can Do to Help Build It”.

Before the meeting, Mrs. Jackson will be present as we set up our own […]

3 04, 2018

Picture galleries from Easter Masses

2018-04-03T20:54:50+00:00 Categories: Latest News|

Hundreds of people attended Holy Week and Easter Masses at St John the Baptist Cathedral in Norwich and picture galleries have now been published online.

Picture galleries of the Solemn Liturgy of the Passion of the Lord on Good Friday (March 30) and the Easter Vigil on Easter Saturday (March 31), which included the celebration of […]

31 03, 2018

Bishop Alan washes feet

2018-03-31T14:45:06+00:00 Categories: Latest News|

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 (March 29), 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 […]

29 03, 2018

Chrism Mass draws 1000

2018-03-29T21:34:50+00:00 Categories: Latest News|

Over 1,000 people attended the annual Chrism Mass at a packed Cathedral of St John the Baptist in Norwich on Tuesday night (March 27), during which priestly promises were renewed and sacred oils blessed. Keith Morris reports.

In the biggest gathering in the diocesan year, Bishop Alan Hopes welcomed clergy and laity from parishes right across the Diocese, […]

28 03, 2018

Easter Services

2018-03-28T19:16:56+00:00 Categories: Cathedral Events|

Easter Triduum

Maundy Thursday – Thursday 29th March
0940 ∙ Morning Prayer & Office of Readings
1930 ∙ Mass of the Lord’s Supper
Followed by Watching until Midnight

Good Friday – Friday 30th March
0940 ∙ Morning Prayer & Office of Readings
1100 ∙ Children’s Stations of The Cross
1500 ∙ Solemn Liturgy of the Passion
1930 ∙ Stations of the Cross

Holy […]

15 02, 2018

40 Days for Life vigil

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

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: Latest News|

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 […]