Parish News

Welcome to “Parish News” – these pages seek  ….
– to keep you up-to-date with events and developments within the parish
and
– to allow you to keep other parishioners up-to-date with events and developments that you wish to advise them of.
To see the latest Newsletter click here
To advise us of items you would like posted on the website, please contact us here

Parish Diary

Dates for your diary
N.B. Weekly Nursing Home Services – 
– each Sunday at 11.20am following 10am Mass
– monthly service at Worcester Lodge at 3.30pm (usually the first Tuesday of the month
– monthly services at Mount Elton and Clevedon Court. If you would like to join any of these (no obligation or rota!) contact Carmel Wear at Yatton or Deacon Mario at mario.kossmann@yahoo.fr

– 21st May – Vocations Roadshow 9.30am – 3pm at Corpus Christi Church, Weston-s-Mare . For more info click here
– 26th May – Bible Study for Real Life  – 9.00am – 9.45am in the Retro Choir, Clevedon – Seek lessons from selected readings, texts will be available but please bring your own preferred bible. Info contact deacon Mario at mario.kossmann@yahoo.fr
– 30th May – 9th June – “Thy Kingdom Come” – a global prayer movement that invites us to pray that more people come to know Jesus, daily prayers and reflections will be posted on the Diocesan website – click here  For more information about ‘Thy Kingdom Come’ click here
– 1st June – Parish Pilgrimage
– to Harvington Hall, a moated Medieval/Tudor house near Kidderminster – it served as a refuge for Catholics during penal times and contains many Priests’ Hiding Places. Cost approx £26 (children under 16 go free). Please sign up, as an expression of interest on the waiting list form at rear of Church/Chapel
– 5th June – The Joy of the Gospel pt 1 – The Lord Jesus Christ – inspired by Pope Francis’ letter “Evangelii Gaudium”  this first video and discussion session focuses on ‘Why and what we believe” 2pm in Greyfriars 
– 8th June – Prayer for Clevedon-0830 -10.00am praying for wisdom in the Neighbourhood Plan – venue = Council Offices, 44 Old St,  – more info at www.prayer4clevedon.net
12th June – The Joy of the Gospel pt 2 – Saint Francis – A heart for the poor – inspired by Pope Francis’ letter “Evangelii Gaudium”  this second video and discussion session focuses on ‘How saints help us today” 2pm in Greyfriars
15th June – Pork Rolls and Quiz – at St Joseph’s Church, Portishead £2pp – food available but bring own drink. Sign up in the Narthex and or contact Tom at tafosman@hotmail.co.uk
–  19th June – The Joy of the Gospel pt 3 – Being a witness for Christ – inspired by Pope Francis’ letter “Evangelii Gaudium”  this third video and discussion session focuses on ‘How catholics can make a difference” 2pm in Greyfriars 
26th June – The Joy of the Gospel pt 4 – A Passion for `Jesus – inspired by Pope Francis’ letter “Evangelii Gaudium”  this fourth video and discussion session focuses on ‘Bringing the Bible Alive” 2pm in Greyfriars 
– 3rd July The Joy of the Gospel pt 5Alive in Christ – inspired by Pope Francis’ letter “Evangelii Gaudium”  this final video and discussion session focuses on ‘Exploring Mission through service and the Holy Spirit” 2pm in Greyfriars 
– 6th July – Diocesan Day at St Brendan’s College, Bristol – a day (usually from 10am – 3pm) invites the diocese to come together and to seek better ways to serve the Lord – for more information click here
– 9th July – Apostleship of the Sea – Horse Racing Evening – Tickets and more info from Elizabeth on 01275 873423
– 13th July – Street Evangelisation Day 
St Mary’s Hall, Walton watch this space for more info
– 20th July – Parish Picnic at Lower Claverham – picnic, cream teas and stalls Watch this space for more info
– 12-16th August – Living Your Faith Camp for ages 7 – 11. A residential week of outdoor activities, catechesis, faith development, friendship and much more. For more info click here
– 19-23rd August – Living Your Faith Camp for ages 12 – 16. A residential week of outdoor activities, catechesis, faith development, friendship and much more. For more info click here
– 8th September – 12 noon (i.e. after 11am Mass)  – Family Fun day in Greyfriars Hall A shared picnic, fun and games
– 21st September – Church Open Day – parishioners host members of the public invited to visit our church, with guided tours of the building and explanations of its history, architecture and symbolism
– 2nd November – Special All Souls Celebration – Parishioners invite members of the public to commemorate their deceased loved ones at a special Mass and celebration

Latest News

To read the draft minutes of the 2019 Parish AGM click here

The Parish AGM discussed whether to continue with our practice of ‘Charitable Giving’ – you may express your view by completing the form attached by clicking here

Bishop Declan’s Pastoral Letter Spring 2019 – see as follows ….to watch the video: click here        or simply to listen click here

Bishop Robert Barron talks – for those parishioners who missed the two talks by Bishop Robert barron they can be found as follows …
The Mystery of the Mass click here
Sainthood, sanctity and what makes us holy here

Graphic Designer Needed

To embark on the next stage of our Evangelisation Project, the parish is in need of a person willing to lend their skills as a Graphic Designer. Do you have these skills or do you know someone who does? See Fr Reg or call / email the Parish Office with any offers!

OUR PARISH NEEDS YOUR HELP!……
a) Eucharistic Ministers are required to serve and help during the Masses and/or to serve the Eucharist to those unable to attend Mass

b) Printing the Newsletter – help needed for 20mins on Friday afternoon or Saturday morning to print, count and fold newsletter and place within the church. Please contact Tom at the parish office  tel 01275 873205 or clevedon@friar.org
c) CTIC – Joe Norman has informed the parish that he will resign from the post of Parsh Representative at the January Council Meeting.  A replacement is required to express the parish’s viewpoint at this organisation that brings Clevedon’s Christian Community together. If you can spare an hour or so every six weeks please contact the parish office (01275 873205) or Fr Reg
d) Prayer Writer needed to compose the Universal prayers for four sundays every six months – please email the parish office or speak to one of the friars.

Prayers as you go a free App/Website- download Mass readings and reflections to your phone and pray as you go to work etc. See https??www.pray-as-you-go.org/home/

Parish AGM

2019 Parish AGM …
… was held on Sunday 28th April. To read the draft Minutes click here 

The meeting discussed the continuation of the practice of ‘Charitable Giving’ – you may express your view by downloading the attached form. To do do please click here