2 05, 2021

CAFOD Mass to be held for India

2021-05-02T09:08:15+01:00Categories: CAFOD, Latest News, News|

The Catholic Agency for Overseas Development is holding an Online Mass to pray for those in India being affected by the Coronavirus Pandemic.

India is facing a devastating second wave of coronavirus, with more than 16 million cases and 200,000 deaths confirmed. Father Paul […]

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 […]
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 02, 2020

CAFOD Solidarity Soup Supper – 6th March 2020 from 6.45pm – All Welcome

2020-02-25T22:29:46+00:00Categories: CAFOD, Family & Youth, Lent|

Friday 6th March is Family Fast Day.  We’re having a special soup supper made entirely from vegetables donated by parishioners.  Come join us from 6.45pm onwards for this Solidarity Soup Supper for a donation.  Donations received at this supper will go towards CAFOD’s Zimbabwe and Zambia Food Crisis Appeal.

Donations of root vegetables for the soup […]

15 04, 2019

Good Friday Stations Walk 19 Apr 2019 -12-2pm

2019-04-15T21:02:16+01:00Categories: CAFOD, Family & Youth, Lent|

Responding tothe refugee crisis

This Lent– act in solidarity with those who are forced to flee their homes. Pledge every step that you walk from now until Pentecost Sunday to the Share the Journey campaign and help CAFOD to reach their goal of walking around the world for the 5th time since March 2018 by contributing […]

24 03, 2018

Good Friday Stations Walk 30 Mar 2018 -12-2pm

2018-03-24T20:18:53+00:00Categories: CAFOD, Family & Youth, Lent|

This Stations Walk is in aid of the CAFOD Share the Journey Campaign.

Responding tothe refugee crisis

This Lent– act in solidarity with those who are forced to flee their homes. Pledge every step that you walk from now until Pentecost Sunday to “Share the Journey” and help CAFOD to reach their goal of 24901 miles – […]

3 10, 2017

Love is a heart beat ….

2017-10-04T14:05:59+01:00Categories: CAFOD, Family & Youth, Justice & Peace|

Love must win out; it is the only thing that can” – Romero – the heartbeat of El Salvador

What an awesome and inspiring performance from Rise Theatre on Saturday 30th September.  St John the Baptist Cathedral were delighted to host the premier performance of Romero – the heartbeat of El Salvador.


14 09, 2017

St John’s Cathedral – 2nd cathedral to be awarded the Live Simply award

2017-09-15T14:42:46+01:00Categories: CAFOD, Cathedral Events, Family & Youth, Justice & Peace, Latest News|

Well done everyone – our cathedral of St John the Baptist here in Norwich has just been awarded the Cafod Live Simply Award, following a year of hard work and commitment from the parish community.

The journey began following a series of talks exploring Pope Francis’ Encyclical(letter) ‘Laudato Si’ and a desire to try and […]

13 09, 2017

CAFOD Harvest Fast Day – Friday 6th October 2017 – let’s all do our part!

2017-09-13T22:04:54+01:00Categories: CAFOD, Cathedral Events, Family & Youth, Justice & Peace, Latest News|

It’s Harvest Fast Day on Friday 6th October, and at harvest, we share God’s abundance with our neighbours. ‘We plant the seeds that one day will grow’. These words are from a prayer that remembers Blessed Oscar Romero, Archbishop of San Salvador who was brutally murdered because he tried to help the poorest people in […]

31 07, 2017

Cathedral youth group respond to refugee crisis

2017-07-31T20:44:37+01:00Categories: CAFOD|

The youth group at St John’s Cathedral has started packing rucksacks for asylum seekers arriving into the city.

Responding to the refugee crisis, they began collecting basic goods and toiletries from parishioners and Notre Dame School.

The group compiled a list of items from feedback received from asylum seekers, meaning everything the youth group collected was useful.

With the […]

26 05, 2017

We don’t want your money, but we do need your help….

2017-05-27T22:26:39+01:00Categories: CAFOD, Family & Youth, Justice & Peace, News|


Lauren Henery from English Plus is looking for volunteers to join the ‘cleaning squad’ to prepare houses for newly arrived asylum seekers to Norwich.
Several parishioners from St John’s are involved. CAN YOU SPARE A FEW HOURS TO HELP?
Please email Lauren at
English Plus is part of the Norwich Integration Partnership which is […]
10 05, 2016

Plant Sale

2017-02-06T20:46:17+00:00Categories: CAFOD|

A plant sale in aid of CAFOD will be held in the rotunda after masses on Sunday 22 May.

Please come and support CAFOD’s work for those most in need around the world. All donations – plants or money – will be gratefully received.

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