Clifton Diocese is the Catholic diocese covering the West of England and includes the City and County of Bristol, the counties of Gloucestershire, Somerset, Wiltshire, North Somerset, South Gloucestershire and Bath and North East Somerset
The Diocese is seeking to recruit people to serve on school governing bodies. If are a practising Catholic, believe in Catholic education, have enthusiasm and commitment, then you can make a valuable contribution to the governing body of a Catholic school.
You can watch a daily Mass live from Clifton Cathedral
Clifton Cathedral (The Cathedral Church of Saints Peter and Paul) in Bristol is the Mother Church of the Diocese of Clifton and the Seat of Bishop Declan Lang, the ninth Bishop of Clifton.
Bishop Declan Lang
is the ninth Bishop of Clifton. Within the Bishops’ Conference of England and Wales, he is Chair of the Department of International Affairs
A Future full of Hope
The Year of Communion we will focus on a Spirituality of Communion and how we are called and saved, not as individuals but as God’s people.
We welcome all to join us!
Discover a wealth of prayer resources to support and enhance your daily prayer .
Tasked by our Bishop with implementing the vision of the Liturgy Constitution of the Second Vatican Council
On the Care for our Common Home is the Pope’s Encyclical Letter on the environment and human ecology.
Resources and information for ‘The year of the Word’ – the God who Speaks. See how you can get involved .
The Pope’s Monthly Intentions videos are to assist in the dissemination of monthly intentions of the Holy Father
Faith & Formation
Catholicism is the most ancient and enduring Christian Church. Jesus established his Apostles under the authority of St Peter to go and proclaim his love to the world.
Marking the 150th anniversary when St Joseph became the Patron Saint of the Universal Church, we remember fathers
Find all the information about our Diocesan pilgrimages: Lourdes, Glastonbury and the Holy Land
“Being loved and being kept safe go to the very core of the Church’s Ministry to children and vulnerable adults
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Wardour Catholic Primary School had a lovely Marion Procession. The whole school in bubbles...
Solemnity of the Most Holy Trinity: Clifton hosts a National Rosary Relay Rally for Faith, Life & Peace
Sunday May 30th - Solemnity of the Most Holy Trinity we host a National Rosary Relay Rally for...
Catholic Bishops and representatives of Catholic organisations have joined global Church leaders...