Diocese

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 […]

11 05, 2020

Pope’s plea for day of prayer for humanity

2020-05-11T13:53:41+01:00Categories: Bishop Alan, Diocese, Latest News, News|

The Vatican-based Pontifical Council for Inter-religious Dialogue (PCID) has restated Pope Francis’ appeal for all religious believers to unite in a day of prayer, fasting and good works for humanity on May 14.


The appeal is in-line with an initiative from the Higher Committee of Human Fraternity (HCHF), inviting believers of all religions and people […]

3 05, 2020

Encouragement & Prayers from Pope Francis

2020-05-03T09:22:25+01:00Categories: Diocese, Latest News, News|

Dear Brothers and Sisters,

The month of May is a time when the People of God express with particular intensity their love and devotion for the Blessed Virgin Mary. It is traditional in this month to pray the Rosary at home within the family. The restrictions of the pandemic have made us come to […]

29 10, 2019

St John Henry Newman Mass

2019-10-30T11:16:54+00:00Categories: Diocese, Latest News|

On Tuesday 5th November, there will be a Mass of thanksgiving for the Canonisation of St John Henry Newman, with Vespers at 6:30pm and Mass at 7pm. The preacher will be Fr Michael Rear, and the celebrant will be Bishop Alan Hopes. Please do join us to give thanks for the first English saint in […]

6 05, 2016

Conference to look at history of East Anglian Catholics

2017-02-06T20:46:18+00:00Categories: Diocese, News|

A one-day conference on the history of Catholicism in Norfolk, Suffolk, Cambridgeshire and Peterborough from the Reformation to the present day is set to take place at the Narthex, Cathedral of St John the Baptist in Norwich on June 11, as part of the celebrations of the 40th anniversary of the Diocese of East Anglia.

The […]