The Fatima Pilgrim Virgin statue and saints relics visited St John’s Cathedral over the weekend (September 23 and 24) with hundreds of people turning up for a programme of Masses, services, prayers films and talks.
The visit to the Diocese of East Anglia was part of a nationwide tour of cathedrals to mark the centenary year of Our […]
Over 3,500 years of marriage were represented at the annual Marriage and Family Celebration Mass which took place on Saturday, June 17 at the Cathedral of St John the Baptist.
Couples from across the Diocese of East Anglia took part with around 300 people in attendance. Certificates were presented to couples celebrating significant anniversaries and two […]
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Wednesday 1st of March is the beginning of Lent.
This is a season of great grace, Pope Francis said in his Ash Wednesday Homily last year: ‘Lent is a privileged time for prayer’, and he quoted St. Augustine, who described fasting and almsgiving as “the two wings of prayer,” because they are signs of humility and […]
Come spend some time with Jesus on this first Friday of Lent. There will be Adoration throughout the day starting after the 10.00am mass on Friday 3rd March and ending the following morning at 8.00am on Saturday 4th March. There will also be a Fish and Chips Supper served at 7.30pm (£3 per person)- […]
We are looking forward to holding the St Nicholas Christmas Fair on Saturday 3rd December this year, and would like to invite you along to a meeting if you are interested in participating on the day. The meeting will be in the Narthex café on Tuesday 1st November at 6pm and is expected to finish […]
An amazing 3,400 years of marriage were represented by 80 couples who received certificates from Bishop Alan Hopes at the annual Marriage and Family Celebration Mass at the Cathedral of St John the Baptist in Norwich on Saturday (June 18).
Official photographs of all couples involved in the Marriage and Family Life Mass are […]
The pilot event was attended by around 30 people, who had travelled as far across the diocese as Walsingham and Cambridge, and included Bishop Alan Hopes.
Attendees were invited to sample two cask ales from St Peter’s Brewery near Bungay. The talk was delivered by Fr Julian Green, a parish priest in North Staffordshire who has […]
The Cathedral of St John the Baptist has published a special 18-month calendar to mark the 40th anniversary of the Diocese of East Anglia.
The calendar gives a unique visual insight into the life of the cathedral and features a number of priests and other staff in different cathedral settings.
Featured people include Bishop Alan Hopes, Provost David […]
ALL ARE WELCOME to come and hear Bishop Alan give a talk at the next meeting of the Walsingham Association in the Narthex Café at 7.00pm. on Thursday, 16th. June. The Holy Rosary will be prayed at 6.30p.m in the Walsingham Chapel. (You do not need to be a member to come to the meeting.)
The Diocese of East Anglia is set to celebrate the 40th anniversary of its formation over the next two weeks with a Solemn Diocesan Mass, a book launch and a history conference.
The most high profile event is a Solemn Diocesan Mass with chief celebrant Bishop Alan Hopes and preacher Cardinal Vincent Nichols at the Cathedral […]
All are welcome to join the Walsingham Association praying the Holy Rosary with intentions in the Walsingham Chapel (at the Cathedral) at 12 noon and 5:30pm on the First Saturday of every month. There will be a chance to have a drink and a chat in the Narthex after the noon time Holy Rosary.
UPDATE OCTOBER 2016:
Parking is one again open at the Cathedral. Please note, on street parking is controlled by permits and yellow lines. There are some free 2 hour parking spaces in the area but we recommend that visitors use one of the nearby city centre car parks at St Giles, The Forum or Chapelfield shown […]
A one-day conference on the history of Catholicism in Norfolk, Suffolk, Cambridgeshire and Peterborough from the Reformation to the present day is set to take place at the Narthex, Cathedral of St John the Baptist in Norwich on June 11, as part of the celebrations of the 40th anniversary of the Diocese of East Anglia.
The Diocese of East Anglia is set to celebrate the 40th anniversary of its formation over the next few weeks with a Solemn Diocesan Mass, a Walsingham pilgrimage, a book launch and a history conference.
The first event is a 40th Anniversary Diocesan Pilgrimage is to be held on Bank Holiday Monday, May 2. The event […]
Diocesan – Year of Mercy – Pilgrimage to Walsingham on Monday 2 May (Bank Holiday).
Bring your petitions and thanksgiving to Jesus and His Mother through pilgrimage to our National Shrine joining with our Diocesan family for Exposition, Procession, Reconciliation and Mass.
A free, wheelchair friendly coach will leave from the Cathedral at 10am (please arrive at 9:45) and return by 6:30pm.
This Sunday, 17th April, is the World Day of Prayer for Vocations. We remember, as reflected in the readings at Mass, that Jesus Christ himself is the ‘Good Shepherd’, and we pray that he may send more shepherds to tend to his flock, as priests and deacons. The purpose of the World Day of Prayer […]
The Marriage and Family Life Commission from the Diocese of East Anglia has welcomed with great joy the publication of Pope Francis’ apostolic exhortation; Amoris Laetitia.
Commission member, Chris Braithwaite, said: “This marks the culmination of the two-year Synod process, which began with the questionnaire on family life distributed across the country by the Bishops’ conference.
“Amoris Laetitia, […]
The Vatican has today published Pope Francis’ eagerly-awaited Apostolic Exhoratation on the family, drawing together almost three years of consultations with Catholics in countries around the world.
The lengthy document, entitled ‘Amoris Laetitia’, or The Joy of Love, affirms the Church’s teaching that stable families are the building blocks of a healthy society and a place […]