|Ivan ( left) with some members of the Young Adult Prayer Group.|
I first came to Bristol, United Kingdom when I was doing my degree programme in September 2012. Once I had settled down in University, the next thing I did was to find a Catholic Church near to my campus. At first, I attended Mass at St Theresa’s in Filton Avenue, Bristol as it was convenient for me to travel there since it was only about 10 minutes away from my campus. However, after a few months, I find it a bit difficult to attend Mass there as the bus service to the church is not regular on a Sunday. I found out about St-Mary-on-the-Quay in April 2013 while I was looking at the website and I found it convenient to attend Mass there on a Sunday as the bus route goes from my university in Frenchay direct to the bus stop in front of the church. I have attended Mass at this church ever since on a regular basis to familiarise myself with the church as well as to get to know fellow parishioners.