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Liturgy Office Winter Newsletter available now

Liturgy Office Winter Newsletter available now

The Diocesan Liturgy Office have just launched the latest in a quarterly series of Liturgy Office newsletters. The intention is to keep you abreast of what’s happening on the ‘liturgical front’ for the coming months with resources and information, along...

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Cathedral full for Pupil Chaplaincy Service

Cathedral full for Pupil Chaplaincy Service

Friday 30th of November might have seen the beginning of the Christmas rush in Bristol but in the Cathedral, it was a different story. Over 900 young people responded to the Bishop’s call to become more involved in the work of Chaplaincy in their schools....

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New book tells the story of ‘Wells and the Great War’

New book tells the story of ‘Wells and the Great War’

This new book by Eric Galvin offers a strong picture of life in Wells a century ago drawing on the lives of the nineteen men on the roll of honour in SS Joseph and Teresa’s Catholic Church.Most grew up in the City’s Catholic Community. Four died in Action;...

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Heads and Governors visit Assisi

Heads and Governors visit Assisi

St Francis of Assisi begins his famous Canticle to ‘Brother Sun’, to be honest on our trip to Assisi we became more familiar with rain. Lots of rain, the kind of weather that blows umbrellas inside out and causes less hardy souls to take cover! However,...

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Bishop Declan launches the ‘Year of Prayer’

Bishop Declan launches the ‘Year of Prayer’

On Tuesday 27 November, Bishop Declan launched the Year of Prayer at Clifton Cathedral. In a celebration of evening prayer he presented to each parish, community and school in the diocese the resources for the Year of Prayer starting this Sunday, the First...

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A successful evening’s conversation focussed on Peace

A successful evening’s conversation focussed on Peace

As part of Inter-Faith week 2018 and building upon the superb opportunity of listening to other faiths engage in an understanding of Mercy during the Jubilee, Clifton diocese hosted an evening’s conversation focusing on peace.  Three distinguished speakers...

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Volunteer Overseas with Jesuit Missions!

Volunteer Overseas with Jesuit Missions!

Do you feel called to serve others? Are you looking for a new way of life? Would you like to gain experience with an international NGO? Volunteer with Jesuit Missions and make a difference to the lives of some of the world’s most marginalised...

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A new Peace Dove for Bishopston

A new Peace Dove for Bishopston

To mark the first anniversary of the opening of its Business Centre, Bishopston’s St Bonaventure’s Parish has invited Bristol street artist Jody to create a piece on their walls.Jody, who headlined this year’s Upfest, belongs to the same generation of...

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Diocesan Youth Gathering 2018

Diocesan Youth Gathering 2018

Young people aged 12-25 are invited to come to our Diocesan Youth Gathering on Saturday 24th November at St Brendan’s College, Broomhill Road, Bristol. BS45RQ. The day begins at 11am and finishes at 4pm. There will be a celebration of St Oscar Romero & the Synod,...

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A Light in the Darkness at St John The Evangelist, Bath

A Light in the Darkness at St John The Evangelist, Bath

For the past 2 years a volunteer team of 30+ parishioners and members of the local community at St John The Evangelist, Bath have been working to restore what was once a dark and neglected part of the Church grounds, to create a beautiful Riverside Garden...

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Daily Prayers and updates from the Youth Synod in Rome

Daily Prayers and updates from the Youth Synod in Rome

During October, Pope Francis is holding a Synod in Rome on Youth, Faith & Vocational Discernment. For the week of 15th – 21st October, our diocese is entering into a time of focus and prayer for young people. Prayers for each day are available along...

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Epiphanies of Beauty – an exhibition of Christian art

Epiphanies of Beauty – an exhibition of Christian art

As part of the diocesan ‘Year of Mission’, Saint Edmund’s Parish in Calne, Wiltshire is hosting an exhibition of Christian art. Entitled ‘Epiphanies of Beauty’ after Pope John Paul II’s 1999 “Letter to Artists”, the exhibition in the church features some...

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