15 04, 2019

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

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

Responding tothe 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 […]

24 03, 2018

Good Friday Stations Walk 30 Mar 2018 -12-2pm

2018-03-24T20:18:53+00:00Categories: CAFOD, Family & Youth, Lent|

This Stations Walk is in aid of the CAFOD Share the Journey Campaign.

Responding tothe 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 “Share the Journey” and help CAFOD to reach their goal of 24901 miles – […]

3 10, 2017

Love is a heart beat ….

2017-10-04T14:05:59+00:00Categories: CAFOD, Family & Youth, Justice & Peace|

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.


14 09, 2017

St John’s Cathedral – 2nd cathedral to be awarded the Live Simply award

2017-09-15T14:42:46+00:00Categories: CAFOD, Cathedral Events, Family & Youth, Justice & Peace, Latest News|

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 […]

13 09, 2017

CAFOD Harvest Fast Day – Friday 6th October 2017 – let’s all do our part!

2017-09-13T22:04:54+00:00Categories: CAFOD, Cathedral Events, Family & Youth, Justice & Peace, Latest News|

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 […]

31 07, 2017

Cathedral youth group respond to refugee crisis

2017-07-31T20:44:37+00:00Categories: CAFOD|

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 […]

26 05, 2017

We don’t want your money, but we do need your help….

2017-05-27T22:26:39+00:00Categories: CAFOD, Family & Youth, Justice & Peace, News|


Lauren Henery from English Plus is looking for volunteers to join the ‘cleaning squad’ to prepare houses for newly arrived asylum seekers to Norwich.
Several parishioners from St John’s are involved. CAN YOU SPARE A FEW HOURS TO HELP?
Please email Lauren at
English Plus is part of the Norwich Integration Partnership which is […]
10 05, 2016

Plant Sale

2017-02-06T20:46:17+00:00Categories: CAFOD|

A plant sale in aid of CAFOD will be held in the rotunda after masses on Sunday 22 May.

Please come and support CAFOD’s work for those most in need around the world. All donations – plants or money – will be gratefully received.

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15 02, 2016

Knit for Peace

2018-02-08T16:50:30+00:00Categories: CAFOD, Knitters, Lent|

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 […]

2 02, 2016

CAFOD – Lent appeal 2016

2017-02-06T20:46:23+00:00Categories: CAFOD, Cathedral Events|

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 […]

2 02, 2016

Laudato Si explained

2017-02-06T20:46:23+00:00Categories: CAFOD, Cathedral Events, Justice & Peace|

The Cafod group together with Justice and Peace are running a Lenten course on Pope Francis’ Encyclical Laudato Si.

All the sessions will be held in the Narthex at 7.30 pm and of course everyone is welcome.
Laudato SI’ – Care For Our Common Home
The speakers for each evening are:
Monday […]