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6 03, 2021

Walk for Water update

2021-03-06T17:48:32+00:00Categories: CAFOD, Latest News, News|

Parishioner Sarah Ebelewicz is into her 3rd week of the challenge.
After a very enthusiastic start with lots of wildlife spotted in week 1, achy muscles made week 2 more difficult. It struck me however that so many people around the world are forced to walk for water […]
5 03, 2021

Funeral of Estrella Catalan

2021-03-05T08:43:14+00:00Categories: Latest News, News|

Estrella’s funeral requiem Mass will take place on Friday (March 5) at noon and is for family and close friends only with a 30-person limit in place. Bishop Alan Hopes will celebrate the Mass and the homily will be given by Cathedral Dean, Canon David Paul.

Afterwards the funeral procession will visit the Norfolk & Norwich […]

2 03, 2021

Update on works on the Cathedral – February 2021

2021-03-02T15:09:50+00:00Categories: Latest News|


A message from our Cathedral Architect, Suzi Pendlebury RIBA AABC EASA MAPM

You will have seen building works at the Cathedral recently and as Cathedral Architect, I have been asked to write this short note to explain a little of what is going on.

In my 2020 building Inspection, […]

3 02, 2021

Parishioner takes on Lent CAFOD walking challenge

2021-02-07T16:11:54+00:00Categories: CAFOD, Latest News, News|

Cathedral Parishioner takes on the Cafod Walk for Water Challenge this Lent

Last Saturday I was able to take part in the Cafod Supporters Event via Zoom, which you may have seen advertised. 100 people including a number from our diocese took part. After an inspiring and challenging talk by Connor Malloy who works […]
25 01, 2021

First Friday Adoration – 5 February 2021

2021-01-25T15:32:36+00:00Categories: Cathedral Events, First Friday Adoration, Latest News, News|

Adoration for the First Fridays will take place on Friday 5th February beginning at 10:30am, after the 10am Mass. Adoration will conclude with Benediction at 4pm. All  are welcome.

Please join in prayerful union in intercession for Bishop Alan, Canon Paul and all our diocesan priests. We pray especially at this time for the election of […]

22 01, 2021

Job Vacancy: Cathedral Secretary

2021-01-22T12:41:36+00:00Categories: Latest News, News|

The Cathedral Dean and clergy seek to appoint a Cathedral Secretary following the retirement of Eve Hayward after many years of dedicated service. The secretary will be the first point of contact for those making enquiries to the Cathedral, and be responsible for many of the administrative tasks pertaining to the Sacramental life of the […]

15 01, 2021

Sound repairs help Christmas Masses reach thousands

2021-01-15T10:24:09+00:00Categories: Latest News, News|

St John’s Cathedral in Norwich welcomed around 1800 socially-distanced worshippers over its 17 Christmas Masses and many more via its live-stream and on Radio Maria after some emergency work on its sound system, which completely failed on Christmas Eve.

The entire Cathedral in-house and live-stream sound went down at 11am on Christmas Eve and Director […]