11 04, 2016

‘Joy of Love’ is welcomed

2017-02-06T20:46:19+01:00Categories: News|

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, […]

8 04, 2016

Pope Francis releases Apostolic Exhortation

2017-02-06T20:46:19+01:00Categories: News|

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 […]

4 04, 2016

Sunday Lunch Roast Norwich

2017-04-11T16:20:31+01:00Categories: News|

Join us for a fabulous Sunday lunch roast in Norwich on the last Sunday of every month!

Bookings are now being taken for the next Sunday lunch roast in Norwich on 28th May.

While you’re here, why not also attend a guided Cathedral tour or Tower tour? Please contact us for details.

Call us on 01603 724380 to book.


31 03, 2016

Diocesan Summer Camp 2016

2017-02-06T20:46:19+01:00Categories: News|

Application is now open for the annual Diocesan Summer Camp!

The camp is held at Eccles Hall School, Norfolk – Friday 26th August until Monday 29th August 2016.

To reserve a place on Camp a fully completed application form together with a deposit of £25 is required by 31st May 2016. Early booking is recommended. A separate application form is required for each child.

Please download the application form for further details.


29 03, 2016

Newman Lectures

2017-02-06T20:46:19+01:00Categories: News|

The 2016 Newman Lectures begin on Monday April 4th at UEA, and continue on Monday evenings throughout April. The lecture series is a collaboration between the Diocese and UEA and is now one of the most popular public lecture series at UEA.  Speakers in 2016 include Cardinal Cormac Murphy O’Connor and Bishop Philip Egan. The […]

28 03, 2016

Easter Photographs

2017-02-06T20:46:20+01:00Categories: News|

Photographs taken during the Easter celebrations:

Solemn Liturgy of the Passion of the Lord  25/03/16
Passion of the Lord, Norwich 25/03/16


Easter Vigil 26/03/16
Easter Vigil Norwich 26/03/16

25 03, 2016

Easter message from Bishop Alan

2016-03-25T14:23:30+01:00Categories: News|

The Lord is risen indeed!  Alleluia!  This is the truth that changes everything, the truth of the empty tomb, the truth that death has been conquered and that Christ our Lord is indeed risen and alive.

The truth of Our Lord’s resurrection from the dead is the cornerstone of all that we believe. Through his Resurrection […]

18 03, 2016

Chapter of Canons installation / Photographs

2017-02-06T20:46:20+01:00Categories: News|

A congregation of around 600 travelled from across Norfolk, Suffolk, Cambridgeshire and Peterborough to witness the occasion.

Welcoming the congregation, the Bishop of East Anglia, Rt Revd Alan Hopes, said: “This is an historic day in the life of our Diocese. The Canons will support the life and mission of the Cathedral and the wider Diocese, […]

17 03, 2016

Palm Sunday Action in Norwich for Syrian refugees

2016-03-18T20:11:01+01:00Categories: News|

On Sunday, 20th March at 1.30pm, at St John the Baptist Roman Catholic Cathedral , Sanctuary Norfolk and the Mothers’ Union (Norwich Diocese) are coming together with local clergy; the Justice and Peace group; Refugees Welcome; New Routes, and friends and families for a symbolic procession through the city.  The day celebrates the Christian Festival […]

14 03, 2016

Canon Installation Mass

2017-02-06T20:46:20+01:00Categories: News|

The names of members of a newly-established Chapter of Canons for the Diocese of East Anglia have been announced by Bishop Alan Hopes.

The nine Canons will be installed at a Solemn Mass at St John the Baptist Cathedral in Norwich on March 17 at 18:30 hours.

Bishop Alan  said: “For some time I have been seeking […]

11 02, 2016

Mothers Day Cake Stall

2017-02-06T20:46:22+01:00Categories: News|

Mothers Day Cake Stall (Sunday 6th March) after 9am and 11am Masses in aid of HCPT Group 111’s Pilgrimage to Lourdes this Easter. The volunteers will take local children with disabilities so please support us with donations of cakes or by supporting us on the day.

Tel Heather 07901797631

8 02, 2016

Diocesen Lenten Fund Raiser

2016-02-08T16:10:17+01:00Categories: News|

Parishes across the Diocese of East Anglia are being asked to raise money for two Christian charities in their Lenten offerings this year.

The two chosen charities are Aid to the Church in Need and the Society of St Vincent de Paul.

Aid to the Church in Need is a Pontifical Foundation of the Catholic Church, supporting […]

12 01, 2016

Holy Week Schedule

2016-03-24T16:44:45+01:00Categories: Lent, News|

Maundy Thursday – Thursday 24th March
10am – Morning Prayer (in the Choir Stalls)
12pm – Office of Readings (in the Choir Stalls)
7.30pm – Solemn Mass of The Lord’s Supper
11.45pm – Night Prayer (at the altar of repose)

Vigil at the altar of repose until Midnight following the Mass

Good Friday – Friday 25th March
10am – Morning Prayer (in […]

21 12, 2015

Carols & music by King’s Men

2017-02-06T20:46:23+01:00Categories: News|

Choral scholars from King’s College, Cambridge warmed up for their world-renowned BBC TV and radio Christmas carol service appearances, in the guise of acapella group The King’s Men, at the Cathedral of St John the Baptist in Norwich on Friday night (December 18).

Performing without amplification in the vast building to an audience of around 300, […]

29 10, 2015

Italian Mass

2015-11-03T11:27:16+01:00Categories: Cathedral Events, News|

On Sunday 8th November at 12.30 there will be a Mass in Italian to draw together the Italian community.

After Mass, from 1.00 until 15.00 Giancarlo from Tuttonorwich would like to welcome you to a celebration in Duke Henry’s hall. This is a free event so please come and join us for pizza, music, tombola […]

15 10, 2015

King’s Men Concert

2017-02-06T20:46:24+01:00Categories: Cathedral Events, News|

A superb evening of carols and music with the world famous Choral Scholars of King’s College Cambridge.

The King’s Men is the close harmony group formed from the Choral Scholars of the Choir of King’s College, Cambridge. As Choral Scholars they follow the daily routine of Chapel services throughout term, as well as undertaking a busy […]

14 10, 2015

Carol service

2015-12-03T13:36:33+01:00Categories: Cathedral Events, News|

Join the Cathedral Adult Choir, the new Boys’ and Girls’ Choirs, and congregation for a traditional service of carols and readings.

The service will feature many wonderful, well-loved Christmas Carols. A perfect way to end your weekend and ensure your festive spirit continues into the Christmas week.

Doors open at 3.15pm, service starts at 4pm.

There will be a […]