St Augustine’s 50th Anniversary Mass – a school to be proud of

St Augustine’s 50th Anniversary Mass – a school to be proud of

It takes a lot of pencils and chalk to get to a 50th anniversary but St. Augustine of Canterbury primary school in Downend has done it in style. St Augustine’s opened in September 1970 in Downend and this year marks its 50th anniversary. Teachers, excited pupils, past...
Synod Information sessions

Synod Information sessions

So that we can all fully understand what Pope Francis is asking for our participation in the Synod, we are offering information sessions to give every­one an opportunity to find out more and so be able to fully engage with the process. The dates of the information...
Fifth World Day of the Poor will be on Sunday 14 November 2021

Fifth World Day of the Poor will be on Sunday 14 November 2021

The fifth World Day of the Poor will be on Sunday 14 November 2021. Pope Francis, on the first World Day of the Poor in 2017, implored that our service to the poor, “…lead to a true encounter with the poor and a sharing that becomes a way of life.”  This call to...
World Mission Sunday with Fr Gary Brassington

World Mission Sunday with Fr Gary Brassington

World Mission Sunday – the one day in the year when the entire global Church comes together in support of mission – will happen on 24 October this year. Coordinated by Missio, this special day is celebrated in every Catholic community in the world. It is a...
Children’s Liturgy of the Word

Children’s Liturgy of the Word

There is another opportunity to join Children’s Liturgy of the Word leaders from across the diocese in our ongoing on-line conversation to share ideas and approaches on Wednesday 3 November, 7.30-8.30pm. To register your interest please reply back to this email...