In his message for the first World Day of the Poor, to be celebrated on 19 November this year, Pope Francis asks all of us, whatever our means or background, to unite in love and in genuine encounter with one another in acts of prayer and active service. “It is my wish that … Christian […]
As part of CAFOD’s Harvest Fast Day- Brighten Up appeal this weekend, the students and staff of Notre Dame Prep School in Norwich came to school today in their “brightest” clothes. The school was awash with colour. The children brought in donations of tinned and dry foods […]
Love must win out; it is the only thing that can” – Romero – the heartbeat of El Salvador
What an awesome and inspiring performance from Rise Theatre on Saturday 30th September. St John the Baptist Cathedral were delighted to host the premier performance of Romero – the heartbeat of El Salvador.
Well done everyone – our cathedral of St John the Baptist here in Norwich has just been awarded the Cafod Live Simply Award, following a year of hard work and commitment from the parish community.
The journey began following a series of talks exploring Pope Francis’ Encyclical(letter) ‘Laudato Si’ and a desire to try and […]
It’s Harvest Fast Day on Friday 6th October, and at harvest, we share God’s abundance with our neighbours. ‘We plant the seeds that one day will grow’. These words are from a prayer that remembers Blessed Oscar Romero, Archbishop of San Salvador who was brutally murdered because he tried to help the poorest people in […]
Following on from last year’s sold out performance of the White Rabbit,
Rise Theatre returns to St John’s Cathedral Norwich ………. Tickets are on sale in the Cathedral shop and online – please get them soon – they are going fast!
ROMERO – HEARTBEAT […]
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 […]
Dear brothers and sisters in Christ – we have had an amazing year of activities promoting the teachings of Laudato Si – Pope Francis’ encyclical on living as stewards of God’s creation.
Please click on the link below to see the latest of update on our livesimply project
Sarah has coordinated the fundraising for Tambogrande […]
VOLUNTEER CLEANERS WANTED.
This Stations Walk is in aid of the East African Famine Appeal.
Its a gentle walk visiting 14 churches across the city centre whilst praying the Stations of the Cross. So walkers of all ages and abilities are welcome.
When – Good Friday 14th April – 12-2pm
Where – Please meet in the Rotunda at 11.45am for a short […]
One of the Lent projects for the Justice and Peace group is to support a charity called ‘Knit for Peace’. We urgently need volunteers to knit 6″ squares, which will then be made into blankets for babies and very young children. We also need assistance from those who can crochet the squares together. The finished […]
CAFOD is the official aid agency of the Catholic Church in England and Wales and part of Caritas International.
We are delighted to hear this years Lent appeal is being match-funded by the UK government up to a total £3.5 million!
We’re asking people to think about the fact that clean drinking water, proper toilets and […]
The Cafod group together with Justice and Peace are running a Lenten course on Pope Francis’ Encyclical Laudato Si.