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Bishops issue pastoral reflection on gender

Bishops issue pastoral reflection on gender

The Catholic Bishops of England and Wales have issued a pastoral reflection on gender, highlighting the teaching of the Church but stressing that accompanying those struggling with gender dysphoria is “a complex but essential pastoral task.” The document, titled...

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Diocesan Pilgrimage to Glastonbury – Sunday 14th July

Diocesan Pilgrimage to Glastonbury – Sunday 14th July

The Annual Pilgrimage to Glastonbury will take place on Sunday, 14th July 2024. This year's pilgrimage will be centred around the theme of 'Mary, Woman of Prayer'. From 12 noon until 3:00 pm, the Shrine Church will transform into a chapel of Exposition and Silent...

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Clifton Diocese Safeguarding

Clifton Diocese Safeguarding

The Diocese Safeguarding team are currently looking for an individual to join the Safeguarding Committee and sit in on the Risk Allegation Review meetings.  Suitable volunteers should have in depth knowledge and experience of safeguarding, particularly health/mental...

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Invited: a formation course in Stroud

Invited: a formation course in Stroud

Invited: a formation course in Stroud We are starting a new formation course in Stroud on a Wednesday evening called ‘Invited’. These formation sessions are for anyone who is interested in learning more about their faith and passing it onto others. The course will...

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Living the Common Good: Discerning Challenges and Responses

Living the Common Good: Discerning Challenges and Responses

Living the Common Good: Discerning Challenges and Responses will take place 18 May 2024 from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm at St Brendan’s Sixth Form College (Broomhill Road, Brislington, Bristol, BS4 5RQ). It will be a day of formation and community, bringing people together...

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The Eucharist: a bond of love which can never be undone

The Eucharist: a bond of love which can never be undone

There is an opportunity on Saturday 8 June at St Bernadette’s Secondary School, Whitchurch, Bristol, for the whole diocese to deepen our understanding and love for the Eucharist as we grow in our desire to be a people of communion, participating together as the Body...

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Chrism Mass Homily and pictures

Chrism Mass Homily and pictures

Clifton Cathedral was full on Wednesday 27th for the Chrism Mass. The musicians sounded great as they filled the Cathedral with music throughout the Mass. This was Bishop Declan's last Chrism Mass and he blessed the three oils — the oil of catechumens, the oil of the...

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At the Foot of the Cross

At the Foot of the Cross

'At the Foot of the Cross' is a monthly podcast from the Catholic Bishops' Conference of England and Wales bringing you the latest news, project updates, events, prayer and more. We discuss our workstreams, from pro-life issues, Catholic life and worship and social...

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