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.
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.
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
Image of Bishop Clark with Bishop Escaler of the Philippines visiting Norfolk on the 25th anniversary of CAFOD. Said Mass at St John the Baptist, preached at Thetford, held a question and answer session.
The Religious renewal which has taken Roman Catholics "along new ways and strange paths", will be strongly reinforced by the Bishop of East Anglia, the Rt Rev Alan Clark, when he addresses 20,000 from every corner of his diocese tomorrow (Sunday June 30), at 3pm. His message is that the reappraisal and renewal signposted by the Second Vatican Council have transformed and enriched the force of the Church.
Article about concern expressed by church leaders regarding horror stories about pensioners being attacked and robbed leading to mistrust within society. Fr Gary Dowsey is quoted saying that there are far more good and loving people who can be trusted than there are those with criminal intentions. Views echoed by other churchmen: Canon Buckingham, Bishop Alan Clark, Dr. John Wall.