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Postal Address:
20 Colston Street,
Bristol BS1 5AE
Church Address:
Colston Avenue, BS1

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Parish News

Singers for Holy Week and Easter:
Anyone who would like to join our choir for the ceremonies of Holy Week and Easter (Maundy Thursday, Good Friday and the Easter Vigil) will be warmly welcomed. Rehearsals will be held on Fridays, 13th, 20th and 27th March in the church. If you would like further information, please contact Helen -; Clare at 9.30am Mass, Marion at 11am Mass, speak to one of the priests or just come along.

Lectio Divina: "Let us place ourselves in the presence of God and love him".
During Lent, we are gathering once a week on Wednesday from 7.30pm to 8.30pm at St Mary-on-the-Quay Church to meet with the Lord through reflection, prayer and meditation based on Holy Scripture. The next gathering is this Wednesday evening (4th March). For more information, please contact: - Appolinaire Etoundi:

Stations of the Cross: There will be Stations of the Cross on the Wednesdays and Fridays of Lent after the 12.15pm Mass.

First Friday: This Friday is the First Friday of the Month and therefore there will be a Holy Hour after the evening Mass.

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RCIA Group


The RCIA (RIte of Christian Initiation for Adults) meets on a Friday evening at 6.00pm to 7.00pm.

Knitting Group in Action


These photos show the St Mary’s knitting group in action at our regular meeting. 

Rite of Election 2015


Congratulations to Aeron, Nadia and Robert for making this journey of faith.  We pray: 

Lent is the Spring-time of Our Souls


Lent is the Spring-time of our souls: the word Lent comes from Anglo Saxon times and means Spring. In Latin, Lent is Quadragesima which means forty days. It is a period of preparation for the great feast of the Church, Easter. Forty is a biblical number for a time of special intimacy with God and revelatory experience: