Papal Nuncio set for first visit to Diocese of East Anglia

After just over 12 months in the role, the Papal Nuncio to Great Britain, His Excellency Archbishop Miguel Maury Buendía will be paying a three-day visit to the Diocese of East Anglia in mid June and all are invited to come and meet him.

It will be his first official visit to the Diocese, having previously visited the Catholic National Shrine in Walsingham.

The purpose of the visit is to find out more about the diocese and its people and visit several locations across East Anglia.

It will include a meeting with diocesan clergy in Newmarket Parish on Wednesday June 12, followed by a private reception at the White House in Poringland for local dignitaries.

On Thursday June 13, at 10am there will be a public Mass at St John’s Cathedral in Norwich, to which everyone is welcome, followed by private visits to Carmel, Quidenham and the Anglican Shrine in Walsingham.

On Friday June 14, the Nuncio will visit the Shrine of Our Lady of Walsingham in King’s Lynn followed by a visit to Peterborough Cathedral and the Shrine of Katherine of Aragon.