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13 06, 2019

Online registrations for next year’s First Holy Communion and Confirmation Programmes – now open

2019-06-13T13:33:18+01:00 Categories: Family & Youth, Latest News|

Dear Families

If you wish to register your child for the St John’s First Holy Communion or Confirmation programme please click on the link below and fill in the e-form.

2019-2020 First Holy Communion and Confirmation Registration

Please note that there are limited spaces which will be allocated on a first come first served basis.

Applicants for First […]

22 05, 2019

Ghana Medical Programme Cake Stall this Sunday 26th May

2019-05-22T22:20:09+01:00 Categories: Latest News|

Naomi Ball is holding a cake stall this Sunday 26th May to raise funds to sponsor a volunteer medical programme trip to Ghana.  Please support her stall by buying cakes this Sunday.  Donations of cakes and other baked goods would be gratefully received too.

To find out more about Naomi’s volunteer medical programme trip please visit […]

30 04, 2019

Off we go to Walsingham – 28th May 2019

2019-04-30T23:33:17+01:00 Categories: Latest News|

Our Annual Children’s Pilgrimage to Walsingham will happen on Tuesday May 28th ( half term week)

Families from around the diocese will walk from the village to the Shrine, with Bishop Alan at 10.45 and once at the Shrine we will celebrate the 12 noon Mass.
Our theme for the day is ‘This is Your Mother’ – […]

15 04, 2019

Easter Sunday Parish Lunch – 21st April 2019

2019-04-15T21:06:41+01:00 Categories: Latest News|

The parish pot-luck lunch crew together with Couples for Christ Norwich is organising a special lunch to celebrate Easter and asking everyone who comes to donate £5 per person towards the Cyclone Idai Appeal and the ANCOP disaster relief fund.   To find out more about this […]

15 04, 2019

Good Friday Stations Walk 19 Apr 2019 -12-2pm

2019-04-15T21:02:16+01:00 Categories: CAFOD, Family & Youth, Lent|

Responding to the refugee crisis

This Lent– act in solidarity with those who are forced to flee their homes. Pledge every step that you walk from now until Pentecost Sunday to the Share the Journey campaign and help CAFOD to reach their goal of walking around the world for the 5th time since March 2018 by contributing […]

3 03, 2019

Flame 2019 – # Significance – 2nd March 2019

2019-03-05T18:47:00+01:00 Categories: Latest News|

FLAME2019 Lights Up Our Youth

Groups from across the Diocese comprising of 200 youth & adults, joined 10,000 young people at Wembley Arena for FLAME 2019, the largest gathering of Catholic youth in England and Wales.  The theme of the event was #Significance and explored ways in which we can lead a life of purpose.  The Congress started […]

28 02, 2019

Lenten Vigil – All night adoration – Friday 8th March 2019

2019-03-06T00:23:29+01:00 Categories: Alive in Faith, Cathedral Events, Family & Youth, Ignite Youth Team|

Lenten Vigil and Adoration – 8 March 2019

A night dedicated to spending time with Jesus”

In the Narthex there will be:

5pm       Registration for Youth

5.30pm   Talk 1—The Hour that will change  your life

6.00pm   Confessions (in the Cathedral)

6.45pm   Supper—Fish & Chips or Veg Fried Rice

7.30pm       Stations of the Cross (Cathedral)

Adoration of the […]

24 02, 2019

CAFOD Fast Day 15th March 2019

2019-03-02T11:51:52+01:00 Categories: Latest News|

This year’s Lent appeal focuses on the plight of people affected by climate change and its effects on
their livelihood.

Mahinur lives in a village near the coast in Bangladesh lives, in an area that’s badly hit by climate change. Cyclones are common, salty sea water floods the rice fields, and – most devastatingly for Mahinur – […]

8 02, 2019

Farewell Fr Seelan – 27 January 2019

2019-02-10T18:29:16+01:00 Categories: Latest News|

On Sunday 27 January, St John the Baptist Cathedral bid a sad farewell to a popular Priest Father Arockilya Seelan. “Go, eat the fat, drink the sweet wine.” With these words from Ezra the priest was the congregation sent out following a farewell Mass for Father Arockiya Seelan at St John the Baptist […]

11 12, 2018

Here we come a carolling we’ll sing a song for you

2019-01-24T20:02:39+01:00 Categories: Latest News|

The Cathedral Youth are fundraising for their trip to Flame 2019 (the national youth conference) and would be happy to come to your homes to sing carols and spread the festive cheer – for a donation.  We are carolling from the west to the east of Norwich on:

  • Thursday 20th December – 7-9.30pm
  • Friday 21st […]
11 12, 2018

Pilgrimage to the Holy Land

2018-12-12T21:43:31+01:00 Categories: Latest News|

Thirty one parishioners and friends from other parishes, led by spiritual directors Canon David Paul and Fr Andrew Eburne, recently completed a seven-day pilgrimage to the Holy Land. They visited the holy places in Bethlehem, Jerusalem, Bethany, Cana and Nazareth, as well as sites […]

9 12, 2018

Advent Vigil 9th December 2018 2-8pm

2018-12-09T20:50:21+01:00 Categories: Latest News|

An afternoon of reflection on vocation and discerning God’s plan in my life for our Confirmation candidates and their sponsors.  All welcome to join us for the hour of Adoration at 4pm.

We will be using the pdf attached during our time of Adoration.  Please download this on to your device to join in the prayers […]

12 09, 2018

CAFOD Harvest Family Fast Day – Thank You

2018-10-15T21:29:32+01:00 Categories: Latest News|

 

The CAFOD Harvest Fast Day raised £1198.76. This will go towards helping those poor communities who suffer from the lack clean drinking water. On behalf of CAFOD and all who will benefit from your donations, many thanks.

This year’s CAFOD Harvest Family Fast Days was on Friday 5 October.  The campaign this year draws our attention […]

11 07, 2018

SJB FHC and Confirmation Thanksgiving Mass and Party 2018 – the highlights

2018-07-13T21:42:20+01:00 Categories: Latest News|

The First Holy Communion and Confirmation families gathered together for a joyous thanksgiving mass and celebration on Sunday 1st July 2018.

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The theme of the mass was “walking in solidarity with refugees” – in response to Pope Francis’ call and CAFOD’s “share the journey” campaign.  In true “live simply” style, the mass featured an electronic […]

4 07, 2018

ANCOP Charity Concert – GOD IS FAR GREATER – 21st July 2018 5-11pm

2018-07-05T19:19:23+01:00 Categories: Family & Youth, Latest News, Music Events|

Couples for Christ (CFC) Music Ministry and friends presents…….

The first ANCOP Charity Concert to be held on Saturday 21st July 2018 at 5pm – 11pm at East Tuddenham Hall and Social Club, Matishall Road, Dereham, NR20 3LR

Tickets are £7 per adult/over 10 yrs old, £5 per child/under 10 yrs old.  Tickets will be on sale […]