13 06, 2024

St John’s parishioner made Lord Mayor

2024-06-13T12:08:56+01:00Categories: Latest News, News, Shop|

Parishioner Cllr Vivien Thomas has been welcomed in as Lord Mayor of Norwich for the civic year 2024-25. Along with the new Sheriff of Norwich Sirajul Islam they were sworn in at a formal ceremony at City Hall on Tuesday 21 May attended by the Dean of the Cathedral of St John the Baptist, […]

16 05, 2024

Diocesan Children’s Pilgrimage – a wet and windy day but also a blessed event

2024-06-02T21:03:41+01:00Categories: Family & Youth, Latest News, News|

The Children’s Pilgrimage on 28th May 2024 was attended by over 600 pilgrims from across the diocese.  Fr Pat Cleary led the procession from Little Walsingham village down the old railway line to the Basilica accompanied by over 500 children and families.  It was a wet and windy procession but also a joyous occasion.  The […]

16 05, 2024

Flores de Mayo – Marian Flower Festival

2024-05-30T00:39:23+01:00Categories: Family & Youth, Latest News, News|

This bank holiday weekend saw the Cathedral hosting the Flore de Mayo – Marian Flower Festival with 20 floral tributes displayed around the Cathedral based on the 20 Mysteries of the Rosary.

Visitors to the cathedral enjoyed the vibrant and imaginative displays from the Flower Group, Couples for Christ and Handmaids of the Lord. The Pieta, […]

13 05, 2024

New Menu in the Garden Cafe

2024-05-13T17:15:57+01:00Categories: Latest News, News|

The team in the Garden Cafe are pleased to launch a new Breakfast Menu. This will begin on Wednesday 15 May and will be available everyday until 11.30am.

In a hurry? Ordering for your work colleagues or friends? You can call to pre-order any of the Breakfast Sandwiches, Pastries and drinks by calling 01603 724388.

A […]

9 05, 2024

Cathedral team to the rescue!

2024-05-09T18:41:06+01:00Categories: Latest News, News|

When a fire broke out on the roundabout near the Cathedral today (9 May 2024), staff and volunteers ran to the rescue with fire extinguishers from the Cathedral campus. The team assisted the police officer attending the fire, as the flames took hold and leapt up the tree. Whilst waiting for the fire and rescue […]

27 03, 2024

Appeal to fulfil Norfolk charity founder’s dying wish

2024-03-27T13:56:17+00:00Categories: Latest News, News|

Congolese refugee and founder of the Bridge Plus+ project in Norfolk Gervais Kouloungou died on March 19 and his family are crowdfunding to fulfil his wish to be buried in the Congo.

Gervais (pictured above) fled to Norwich 20 years ago with his young daughters as a refugee due to war in Ivory Coast and Congo. […]

18 03, 2024

Another chance to learn about the Cathedral’s stained glass

2024-03-18T16:07:27+00:00Categories: Cathedral Events, Cathedral Friends, Easter, Heritage, Latest News, Learning, News|

The Friends of the Roman Catholic Cathedral of St John the Baptist warmly invite you to a special talk about the Stained Glass Windows, Saturday 13th April 11am to 2pm.


Following the success of his Lent talks, Dr Richard Maguire will deliver his presentation of the East and West windows, explaining how John Hardman Powell designed […]