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 […]
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 & […]
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 […]
Sarah has coordinated the fundraising for Tambogrande […]
VOLUNTEER CLEANERS WANTED.
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 […]
‘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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
The Cafod group together with Justice and Peace are running a Lenten course on Pope Francis’ Encyclical Laudato Si.