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10 04, 2022

Holy Week at the Cathedral

2022-04-10T07:35:56+01:00Categories: Latest News|

Sunday 10 April [Palm Sunday]

9am Mass

10am Mass [at Holy Apostles Church NR5 8AD]

11am Solemn Mass and Procession into the Cathedral

4.30pm Vespers & Benediction

4.45pm – 5.30pm Confessions

5.30pm Sung Mass

Monday 11 April [Monday of Holy Week]

10am Mass

10am – 11am Confessions

7pm Holy Week Concert [ticketed]

Tuesday 12 April [Tuesday of Holy Week]

10am Mass

10am – 11am Confessions

12noon Solemn Mass of […]

7 04, 2022

Lent Station Mass

2022-04-08T10:26:42+01:00Categories: Latest News|

Every year, Bishop Alan travels round the diocese and celebrates a Mass in each deanery (a geographic grouping of parishes).

Since ancient times in Rome, the Bishop would process around the city each day of Lent and celebrate Mass in all his parish churches. Each stop is called a “station” from the Latin “statio” which means […]

24 03, 2022

Window Restoration Works

2022-03-24T17:37:15+00:00Categories: Latest News|

You will have noticed lots of restoration work going on in the Cathedral. Our works are entirely sponsored by individual and group benefactors. Today, stone-carvers, stone-masons, and window workers have been in chipping away, so the Cathedral felt very mediaeval.

Father Simon and Suzi Pendlebury (Cathedral Architect) had a rare opportunity to climb the scaffolding to […]

24 03, 2022

Prayer of Consecration

2022-03-24T17:07:46+00:00Categories: Latest News|

The Holy Father invites us to pray this prayer on Friday 25 March, especially at 4pm:

O Mary, Mother of God and our Mother, in this time of trial we turn to you. As our Mother, you love us and know us: no concern of our hearts is hidden from you. Mother of mercy, how often […]

22 03, 2022

Diocesan Pilgrimage to Lourdes

2022-03-22T17:59:34+00:00Categories: Latest News|

From the Diocese:

Good news! After the cancellation of the 2020 and 2021 celebrations due to Covid we are very confident that we will be able to go as a diocese and as part of the wider Catholic Association family, from Friday 19 to Friday 26 August 2022. We hope to top 100 East Anglians for […]

21 03, 2022

Consecration of Russia and Ukraine

2022-03-21T10:27:56+00:00Categories: Latest News|

Pope Francis has instructed all Bishops to make an act of consecration of Russia and Ukraine to the Immaculate Heart of the Blessed Virgin Mary.

The Pope will make this consecration himself in his own diocese on Friday 25 March (4pm UK time), the Feast of the Annunciation of the Lord.

Bishop Alan will make the act […]

4 03, 2022

Ukraine Urgent Collection

2022-04-04T13:42:31+01:00Categories: Latest News|

We now have a collection box for donation items in the Narthex. COLLECTIONS CLOSE – 27TH APRIL 2022

We are unable to accept clothes (except those listed below), toys, books, shoes.

We are able to accept the following, please:


  • First aid kits
  • Army First Aid kits URGENT
  • Emergency Foil Blankets URGENT
  • A.T Tourniquets URGENT
  • Field bandages […]
2 03, 2022

Lenten Lunch

2022-03-02T14:03:35+00:00Categories: Justice & Peace, Latest News, Lent, Tambogrande|

Come and join us for a simple soup lunch, every Friday throughout Lent (except Good Friday), 1pm in the Duke Henry room.


Kindly organised by the Justice and Peace group.


Proceeds will go to our twin parish in Tambogrande, Peru.


1 03, 2022

The Crisis in Ukraine

2022-03-01T19:11:04+00:00Categories: Latest News|

We all watch with deep sadness, dismay, horror, anxiety, fear and anger at the unfolding tragedy of war in Ukraine which has been a live conflict for the past eight years, and which has taken a very violent turn for the worse in recent days.

On Thursday this week [3 March] the Cathedral will ring its […]

20 02, 2022

The ‘Welcome Rucksack Project’

2022-02-20T14:22:49+00:00Categories: Justice & Peace, Latest News, News|

The ‘Welcome Rucksack Project’ started in June 2016 in response to an urgent request from a Public Health Nurse.  Many of the asylum seekers who were arriving in Norwich to their temporary accommodation were without cleaning items, toiletries and stationery.  Often their temporary accommodation needed a lot of cleaning.


With advice from English Plus, a Norwich […]

11 02, 2022

Job Vacancy: Cathedral Gardener

2022-02-11T11:49:24+00:00Categories: Cathedral Events, Latest News, News|

The Cathedral of St John the Baptist is looking to appoint a Cathedral Gardener to maintain and develop an established amenity and vegetable garden, along with the cathedral grounds. This is a position for an experienced gardener and the individual should be self-motivated, well organised, and have experience of working with and teaching volunteers.

To […]