Newsletter 15.04.18.


Dear Friends,

Today’s Gospel gives us St Luke’s account of the appearance of the Risen Lord. To his disciples. He eats with them to show that he is not a ghost but has been restored to life. He is present in a way that is different and yet the same. His resurrection casts light on the scriptures in a way that clarifies the past and announces the future so that the Good News can be proclaimed to all nations.

God bless

Father James


The Senior Citizens Group (NW) meets again after Easter on Monday 16th April when there will be the usual morning activities and “in house activity” in the afternoon.

The Annual Diocesan Mass, to celebrate the Cambodian New Year, will this year be hosted by Ely Parish of St Ethelreda and is on Friday 20th April at 7.00pm. For transport, details from Pauline Andrews at St John of the Cross: e-mail

The Bible Group resumes its fortnightly meetings in the parish hall on Friday 20th at 2.30pm.

The next PPC Meeting will be on Tuesday 17th April at 7.30pm at St Helen’s, Hoveton.

The date of the next Stalham Area House Mass has been changed to Friday 27th April at 7pm: at Frances Hall’s home - 3 St John’s Gardens, Stalham, NR12 9BD. Tel 01692 582596.

The Newman Lectures for 2018 will be taking place at the Julian Study Centre, UEA on the following dates. On 16th April - the lecture is given by Stephen Bullivant: on 23rd April - by Rowan Williams and 30th April by Sr Ann Swailes. All lectures begin at 6.30pm and the admission is FREE. Please see poster.

The annual Diocesan Pilgrimage to Walsingham is on 7th May. We will be running a coach, so please sign your names to the lists that are in church porches in order to know the number.

Final Live Simply Life Style Questionnaire Our assessment date to gain the Live Simply Award is 14th May so please would you complete one final questionnaire today to help us show the assessors changes we have made and continue to make to live more simply, sustainably, & more in solidarity with the poor. Previous questionnaire results are on the website and on church notice boards.

The 7th Annual Support Cambodia Plant Sale is on Saturday 19th May. Proceeds this year will provide bicycles for children to get to school. If you can help by providing good quality, labelled plants please contact Katie or Bob (o1263 577784 or email   For contributions to the Bake/Produce stall please contact Ginny Keane (07733430270). Please help publicise the event by displaying a poster (available after Mass today) in your local area.

Rob and Clare Hardie are going with a CamCRAG convoy to Calais over the weekend 21/22 April and will be working in the Auberge des Migrants helping to sort donated clothing, and also will be helping with food preparation for the Refugee Community Kitchen for which any donations will be most welcome.

We pray for our sick parishioners, including Margaret Wynes, Charles Parker, Mary Carr and Linda Dawson.

We pray for those whose anniversaries occur this week including: Joseph Clark, Eric Hall, Mario Vanzinbo, Dorothy Pooler, Bertram (Bert) Alley Inga Courtenay and Winifred (Freda) Edwards.
May they rest in peace.

       Living Simply: Theme - Recycling:

Suggestion: CAN be recycled - tin foil and tray

Can NOT be recycled - tissues and kitchen roll








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