Clifton Diocese
Clifton Diocese

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

Grandparents
World Day for grandparents and the elderly 2021

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The inaugural World Day for grandparents and the elderly falls on Sunday 25 July 2021. Pope Francis has given it the theme “I am with you always” from the Gospel of Matthew (Mt 28: 30)

Step 4 Guidance for Communal Worship during the COVID-19 Pandemic
Step 4 Guidance for Communal Worship during the COVID-19 Pandemic

This Guidance is offered to the Dioceses of England and Wales as the country moves into Step 4 of the Government's Covid-19 Response Roadmap. This comes into effect on Monday, 19 July 2021

Clifton Diocese
Could you be a School Governor?

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.

Live Mass
Live streaming of Mass from our Cathedral
Watch Live Mass every day at 9.30am

You can watch a daily Mass live from Clifton Cathedral

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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. 

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We welcome all to join us!

Sacred space

Discover a wealth of prayer resources to support and enhance your daily prayer                                     .

Liturgy

Tasked by our Bishop with implementing the vision of the Liturgy Constitution of the Second Vatican Council

Laudato ‘Si

On the Care for our Common Home is the Pope’s Encyclical Letter on the environment and human ecology.

Pastoral Ministry & Formation

Forming people for Parish Service. “To all whom I send you, you shall go” (Jer 1:7)

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Pope Francis

The Pope’s Monthly Intentions videos are to assist in the dissemination of monthly intentions of the Holy Father

Resources and information for ‘The year of the Word’ – the God who Speaks. See how you can get involved                                                        .

Fathers

Marking the 150th anniversary when St Joseph became the Patron Saint of the Universal Church, we remember fathers

Pilgrimage

Find all the information about our Diocesan pilgrimages: Lourdes, Glastonbury and the Holy Land

Safeguarding

“Being loved and being kept safe go to the very core of the Church’s Ministry to children and vulnerable adults

World Day for grandparents and the elderly 2021

The inaugural World Day for grandparents and the elderly falls on Sunday 25 July 2021. Pope Francis has given it the theme “I am with you always” from the Gospel of Matthew (Mt 28: 30)

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