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6 07, 2020

First Public Masses in the Cathedral

2020-07-06T15:02:35+01:00Categories: Latest News|

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).

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29 06, 2020

Public Celebration of Mass

2020-06-29T16:39:48+01:00Categories: Latest News, News|

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 […]

11 06, 2020

Cathedral Re-Opening on 15th June

2020-06-11T16:19:11+01:00Categories: Latest News, News|

The Cathedral prepares to open its doors to the public for private prayer from 15th June.


We are all delighted that the government has allowed Churches to open for private prayer from this Monday. This is what will happen here at the Cathedral for the […]

10 06, 2020

Cathedral’s new live-stream is flexible long-term answer for churches

2020-06-10T09:27:08+01:00Categories: Latest News, News|

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 […]

3 06, 2020

Masses for the Sick, the NHS and those in Social Care in June and July

2020-06-03T09:14:41+01:00Categories: Bishop Alan, Diocese, Latest News, News|

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 […]

23 05, 2020

Bishop Alan to lead Pentecost Rosary Relay

2020-05-23T18:17:55+01:00Categories: Latest News|

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 […]