Justice & Peace

3 10, 2017

Love is a heart beat ….

2017-10-04T14:05:59+01:00Categories: 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+01:00Categories: 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+01:00Categories: 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 […]

29 08, 2017

Quiz and Supper Night – Saturday 16th September 7.30pm

2017-08-29T14:56:23+01:00Categories: Cathedral Events, Family & Youth, Justice & Peace|

Raising funds for our sponsored teacher in Tambogrande, Peru

Venue: The Narthex, Cathedral of St. John the Baptist, Earlham Rd, NR2 2PA
Doors open at 7.00pm
Tickets: £8 per person
Teams: Max 6 people per team
Supper: Chicken & Chips or Cheese Ploughman’s
(Teams/individuals must register & order meal by 11th Sept)

Tickets & […]

26 05, 2017

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

2017-05-27T22:26:39+01:00Categories: 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 Lauren@englishplus.org.uk.
English Plus is part of the Norwich Integration Partnership which is […]
3 09, 2016

Storage required for outreach project

2017-02-06T20:46:13+00:00Categories: Justice & Peace|

The Justice and Peace Group are seeking dry secure storage for our outreach project. We’re putting together rucksacks containing cleaning materials/ personal hygiene for newly arrived asylum seekers, which will be distributed via the health workers at City Reach. We need somewhere to store these items i.e. a garage, which would be easily accessible at […]

3 09, 2016

Welcome Rucksacks for newly arrived Asylum Seekers

2016-09-03T18:47:52+01:00Categories: Justice & Peace|

‘Welcome Rucksacks’ project started in June 2016 in response to a conversation by one of the two Health Visitors who settle asylum seekers in Norwich with Carol Chilton, a member of the Norwich Justice and Peace Group and a member of the Social Responsibility Group of the Octagon Unitarian Chapel.  Advice and encouragement for the […]

2 08, 2016

Knit for Peace Update

2018-02-08T16:51:56+00:00Categories: Justice & Peace, Knit for Peace, Knitters|

The ‘Knit for Peace’ project continues to thrive.  The valued contributors of the beautifully knitted squares can see how the Needlework and Natter Group that meets each Tuesday in the Narthex from 2-4pm, plan how the contributor’s squares will go together to make separate blankets.  One member of this group, Norma, is the main person who […]

10 05, 2016

Knit for Peace – May update

2018-02-08T16:54:17+00:00Categories: Justice & Peace, Knitters|

The response to the ‘Knit for peace’ appeal continues to be heart warming. Carol, the local organiser, hugely grateful for continued donations and contributions. One week there were over 100 beautifully knitted squares, completed blankets, baby clothes, hats and scarves and knitting wool.

The Knit and Natter Group is in full swing and we are hoping […]

15 04, 2016

Knit for Peace – Thank You!

2018-02-08T16:54:32+00:00Categories: Justice & Peace, Knitters|

A big thank you from the Justice and Peace Group for the wonderfully generous response to the ‘Knit for Peace’ project. The response has come from Catholic Churches in Aylsham, Dereham, Poringland, Lakenham and the Cathedral. The butterfly decorated box in the Narthex shop has been a joy to check each week; it seems always […]

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 […]