Young people from throughout the diocese of East Anglia, representing some of the diocese's 40 schools, will gather to celebrate the feast of Christ the King. A programme of events at Notre Dame High School is followed by a procession to St John the Baptist Cathedral.
[undated; unattributed] image: a procession from Notre Dame School in Surrey Street, Norwich text: National Youth Sunday celebrated around England and Wales. In the diocese of East Anglia, Bishop Clark watched presentations by 400 youngsters at Notre Dame High School, Norwich; Bishop Emery of Portsmouth addressed 400 people at Portsmouth Cathedral.
[undated; unattributed] Walsingham held an all-night vigil timed with the meeting of Pope John Paull II and 150 leaders from all Christian denominations at Assisi, Italy. Fr Pat Clearly delivered a message from the Bishop, Alan Clark.
Description of the visit by Archbishop Barbarito to the region.
Use of laity for vital tasks because the diocese has too few priests. Bishop Clark called a special assembly to discuss the topic. Despite recent ordinations, there is going to be a shortfall of priests.
[undated; unattributed] Description of the day of prayer, starting and finishing at the two cathedrals in Norwich. Two pupils will meet the pope as representatives of the Catholic Diocese of East Anglia.
Item demanding the real reason for the removal of Fr Oswald Baker be made known by the Bishop Alan Clark of Northampton. Addresses the use of the Tridentine Rite (in use for centuries) which Vatican II has overturned. Defends Fr Baker as an example of unity, veneration and holiness. signature block: Joseph Harley - Dell Cottage, Chideock, Bridport, Dorset manuscript note: "For your Lordship's information, [signed] illegible"
Bishop announcing an arrangement to use Ely Cathedral's Lady Chapel for Sunday Mass, at the invitation of the Dean and Chapter. St Etheldreda' Church is being repaired following storm damage. Fr Brendan Peters did not accept this need but the Bishop made arrangements through the Chancellor, Canon Paul Taylor.
Text of Pastoral Letter [not present] to be read in Churches on 6 January 1985. Bishop Clark tells the young generation this weekend "It is time to stop moaning and repeating deadly phrases: 'It's boring...'"
The news release is a statement from Bishop Clark in "response to the decision by Rt Re Peter Nott, Bishop of Norwich, not to proceed with the setting up of an Inter-Church High School in Gorleston". pg1: Bp Clark statement/press release pg2: Copy of Bp Nott statement withdrawing from the joint project
Given by Fr Dowsey: The assistant priest at Newmarket is now on indefinite leave from the diocese after discussions with Bishop Clark. manuscript annotation: "Statement issued for the 'News of the World' (Wed April 17 1985)"