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3 09, 2018

Chance to sing with the angels

2018-09-03T22:05:23+01:00 Categories: Latest News, Music Group|

The new Graduale Parvum, which was launched at St Mary’s Seminary, Oscott, Birmingham in April, is being introduced to the Diocese of East Anglia at the Cathedral of St John the Baptist, Norwich, on Saturday September 29, with a day of chant and liturgy.

The day, Sing With The Angels, begins at 10.30am until 5.30pm, organised by […]

29 08, 2018

Prayers for Kerala floods

2018-08-29T18:56:13+01:00 Categories: Latest News|

Parishioners at St John’s Cathedral in Norwich have been praying for those affected by the devastating floods in Kerala in south India, including some families from Norwich who were caught up in the disaster.

On August 20, a special Adoration was held in cathedral from 7pm to 9pm to pray for floods affected Kerala. Some families […]

2 08, 2018

Singing success for Cathedral choir duo

2018-09-03T22:03:51+01:00 Categories: Latest News, Music Group|

Two members of St John the Baptist Cathedral Choir, Caitlin Obee and Sam Kibble are leaving the Norwich choir after two years of dedicated service, to continue their music studies at distinguished institutions.

Caitlin (18) has been singing alto in the Cathedral Choir, and is set to start her further education reading Music at the University […]

21 07, 2018

Ordination is a first for 25 years

2018-07-21T18:47:55+01:00 Categories: Latest News|

Academic and former prison chaplain, Andrew Eburne, last night (Friday July 20) became the first parishioner from St John the Baptist Cathedral in Norwich to be ordained to the Catholic priesthood in 25 years. Keith Morris reports.

His ordination was celebrated by the Rt Rev Alan Hopes, Bishop of East Anglia.

Andrew’s first career was in academia, […]

20 07, 2018

St John’s received share of £40m cathedral repairs fund

2018-07-21T18:52:20+01:00 Categories: Latest News|

A £40m scheme to conserve and repair England’s cathedrals, including £190,000 for St John’s Cathedral in Norwich, has significantly reduced immediate risks, according to a report published today (July 17).

The First World War Centenary Cathedral Repairs Fund, launched by the Government in 2014, invited applications from Catholic and Church of England cathedrals to address urgent […]

4 07, 2018

St John’s Cathedral joins GoGoHares sculpture trail

2018-07-05T21:42:04+01:00 Categories: Latest News|

A giant hare sculpture, inspired by the design of St John’s Cathedral, has joined the popular GoGoHares Norfolk-wide children’s summer trail in aid of children’s charity Break.


There are 68 hares in the trail and the St John’s one is called C-Hare-thedral, named and painted by artist Mik Richardson, drawing inspiration from the Cathedral itself, […]

27 06, 2018

Will Fr Henry be a monk down under?

2018-06-27T22:13:55+01:00 Categories: Latest News|

The Cathedral of St John the Baptist priest, Fr Henry Whisenant, has announced that he is to spend a year as a monk in Tasmania, in Australia, to discern whether it is the right move for him to take. Here he explains why has made this decision?

No […]

25 05, 2018

Peters Pints June 2018

2018-05-25T18:44:59+01:00 Categories: Latest News|

Dear All,

Because we had to adapt our programme to available dates, these Peter’s Pints sessions at the moment are coming at noticeably shorter intervals – next week is our next session, on Friday 1st June! This will certainly be our last […]

18 05, 2018

Marriage and family life Mass

2018-05-18T20:04:21+01:00 Categories: Family & Youth|

Bishop Alan Hopes has invited all married and engaged couples across the Diocese of East Anglia to the annual Marriage and Family Celebration Mass at the Cathedral of St John the Baptist, Norwich on Saturday June 16.

The Mass begins at 12 noon and is followed by tea and cake with Bishop Alan.  Attendees are welcome […]

4 05, 2018

Cathedral group make pilgrimage to Lourdes

2018-05-04T20:22:50+01:00 Categories: Latest News|

A group of 38 people from the Cathedral of St John the Baptist in Norwich recently took part in a three-day pilgrimage to Lourdes. Dr Martin Auger reports.

On April 25, a diverse group of 38 pilgrims received a blessing from Provost David Paul in Norwich before starting their journey to Lourdes.

Organised and led by Fr […]