The Cathedral opened for public Celebration of the Mass from Saturday 4th July.
The Dean of St John the Baptist Cathedral in Norwich, Canon David Paul, warmly welcomed the return in the first public Mass held at the cathedral for nearly three months, on Saturday morning (July 4).
The Metropolitan Archbishops of the Catholic Church in England have issued a statement regarding the resumption of collective worship in England from July 4.
Dear Brothers and sisters in Christ,
Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ.
Last week we heard the announcement that from July 4, places […]
From Saturday 4th July, the normal celebration of Mass in public at the Cathedral will re-commence, and we will be open all day as usual.
To begin with, to ensure that everybody is kept safe, there are a number of things we need to do:
Social distancing: each space on a […]
When the coronavirus pandemic lockdown restrictions came into force across East Anglia, closing churches overnight, the Catholic Diocese of East Anglia only had two churches across its 51 parishes with the capacity to live-stream Masses.
Even the flagship St John’s Cathedral in Norwich had no means to broadcast its Masses to thousands of parishioners at a […]
Statement from Bishop Alan Hopes, the Bishop of East Anglia, as our churches prepare to re-open for private prayer on June 15th
I know that all Catholics throughout the Diocese of East Anglia will welcome with relief and joy the news that our churches are to re-open on June 15th for private prayer. […]
The Catholic Bishops of England and Wales recognise that this time of the COVID-19 pandemic is affecting every person in our countries. Those who are sick, and their families, are suffering many hardships of isolation from contact with those they love. Our front-line workers in hospitals and in care homes all over our lands are […]
Bishop Alan Hopes has released a short video message to mark the Feast of Pentecost, which we celebrate this weekend, and which brings an end to the season of Easter and is the third great festival of the church, after Easter and Christmas.
Bishop Alan Hopes will lead priests and people across the Diocese of East Anglia in responding to a call from Pope Francis to pray the Rosary during May by taking part in the Rosary Relay on May 31.
On Pentecost Sunday the London Rosary Shrine, Walsingham Basilica, Carfin Grotto and Rosary on the […]