Blog

Welcome to the Cathedral blog – a brand new feature of this website.

We’ll be using this space to post informal pieces that we hope you will enjoy reading. Whether they be reflections on the issues of the day, insights into Cathedral initiatives or guest features, we’ll be aiming to generate content that you’ll find interesting, insightful and challenging.

Please browse the latest offerings from our selection of bloggers below and, if you’ve got an idea for a blog that you think we’d like to feature, please contact our Marketing Manager.

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  • The joy of a marriage

    By The Rt Revd Graham James, Bishop of Norwich - 21 May 2018
    Although Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are hardly novices when it comes to the media spotlight, even they could have ...
  • Pentecost

    By The Very Revd. Jane Hedges - 10 May 2018
    Pentecost is the day the Church celebrates the coming of the Holy Spirit. In this story we hear about the ...
  • Identity (un)known

    By James Shelton - 27 April 2018
    How well do you know yourself? In the midst of experiencing a heartbreaking life situation a year ago I realised my ...
  • Plastic

    By Biddy Collyer - 16 April 2018
    Oh the joy of opening the front door before breakfast and picking up my milk bottle from the step. Then, ...
  • Cathedral Prayer: The Heartbeat of God’s Love

    By The Revd Dr Peter Doll - 14 March 2018
    Each day at Norwich Cathedral begins in the same way. Shortly before seven o’clock, the verger unlocks the doors and ...
  • The Motherhood of God

    By Philip Young - 09 March 2018
    I will be celebrating Mothering Sunday on March 11. I will, however, be more restrained about celebrating its close neighbour, ...
  • Thought for the day: Taxes

    By The Rt Revd Graham James, Bishop of Norwich - 06 March 2018
    Sunday’s election in Italy attracted a lot of coverage, but a referendum in Switzerland got little attention. The Swiss were ...
  • Thought for the day: Anniversaries

    By The Rt Revd Graham James, Bishop of Norwich - 07 February 2018
    Yesterday’s centenary of women gaining the vote made me think about our contemporary fascination with anniversaries. In Britain we seem ...
  • Hard thoughts

    By Canon Andy Bryant - 29 January 2018
    On Saturday night a group of us slept out in the Cathedral Cloisters to raise funds for the work of ...
  • Thought for the day: George Weah's use of symbolism

    By The Rt Revd Graham James, Bishop of Norwich - 24 January 2018
    Back in 2005 Ellen Johnson Sirleaf was the first woman to be elected President of an African country – Liberia. ...