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  July 16 brings alive in us the seminary room in Vic in 1849 where our Founder and his five companions gathered in prayer for a new beginning. They were men, as Claret wrote, “whom the Lord had given the

Historic day as five men are ordained as Catholic priests

An event unprecedented in the 43-year history of the Diocese of East Anglia took place on Saturday July 6 in St John’s Cathedral, Norwich, when five men were ordained as priests on a single day. Keith Morris reports. The Mass

Priest moves, appointments and retirements announced.

The appointment of newly ordained priests, priestly moves and retirements have been announced across the Diocese of East Anglia by Bishop Alan Hopes. The following priests are due to retire from full time parish ministry in September: Fr Denys Lloyd,

Cambridge church live streaming of services is a first

St Laurence’s in Cambridge has started to stream its services live online and is believed to be the first parish church in the Diocese to do so. Sean Martin and Ronald Haynes report. You can now watch live streaming of

New Norwich Lord Mayor and Sheriff take on civic roles

The new Lord Mayor and Sheriff of Norwich, both people of faith, have taken on their new civic roles after being ceremonially appointed. Norwich city councillor Vaughan Thomas, a parishioner at St John’s Catholic Cathedral, is the Lord Mayor for

Papal Nuncio visits Walsingham, Sheringham & Oxburgh

The third day of the Apostolic Nuncio’s visit to the Diocese of East Anglia yesterday (May 22) included a private visit to Oxburgh Hall, Mass in the Slipper Chapel in Walsingham and blessing a new SVP house for the homeless