Parish Diary


                                                  Dates for your diary

                      – For Mass times at Clevedon or Yatton click here
  For Ecumenical Services at Care Homes – dates, times and locations of 
click here

                     – CAFOD Newsletter click here.
                      Churches Together in Somerset Newsletter here 
There will be no updates from 26th Nov through to 15th Dec as I shall be away – be well!
NB 1 Throughout November –
every day Mass will be said for those on the Dead List- please place the names of those for whom you wish to be prayed for in the special brown envelopes and put the envelope in the basket on the Sanctuary steps
NB 2 – Throughout November – River of Remembrance -following the feast of All Saints (1st Nov) a beautiful river will be formed on the Sanctuary steps- you are invited to place a photograph of your deceased relative or friend (max size 4inx6in). Please put your name and telephone number on the back so that photographs can be returned

– 20th November – Greyfriars Prayer Groupwill meet after 10am Mass – please bring contribution to share
– 20th November – reception of the body of Fr Maurice – at 4pm
– 21st November – Funeral Mass for Fr Maurice at 12noon –
refreshments after – please ring Parish Office on 01275 872205
 21st November- Rosary and Novena to St Anthony – for peace at 7.30pm in Clevedon
– 21st November – Catenians Charity Quiz 
– in Greyfriars
– 22nd November – Clevedon Mens Fellowship – 12 noon at KENN Rd METHODIST CHURCH – a talk on life in the Diplomatic Servive
– 24th November – Rosary for peace following the 10am Mass
– 25th November – School of Prayer at St Josephs, Portishead – starts with Mass at 10am and ends at 3pm – for those who wish to go deeper into prayer but are unsure how to do it.
– 25th November – Young Voices at St Brendans College, Bristol –
(10.30am – 3pm) -for ages 11+and young adults – a forum to have your say on the future of the Diocese – (Workshops, praise, worship)
– 25th Nov – Catenian Quiz at 7.30pm  (i.e. after 6.30pm Mass) 
book your tickets, at £7 pp for quiz and Ploughman’s Lunch (Bring own drinks). All proceeds split between San Damiano Fund and Parkinsons UK (North Somerset Branch) Book tickets at Parish Office tel 01275 873205
– 26th November – Sacristan Volunteers Meeting – in Retro Choir after 10am Mass – please give some of your time 
– 28th November- Rosary and Novena to St Anthony – for peace at 7.30pm in Clevedon
– 29th November – Evening Prayer with Bishop Declan – 
in Clifton Cathedral to launch the Diocese into the Year of Mission initiated by Pope Francis
– 24th November – Rosary for peace following the 10am Mass
– 1st December November – Rosary for peace following the 10am Mass
– 1st-3rd December – Vocations Discernment Weekend at Downside Abbey
– Talks on single life, married, consecrated or priesthood life for those 18+ – email vocations@clifton
– 1st December – Astronomy Club 7.00-8.30 pm in Greyfriars
– 3rd December – Family Celebration Mass – at Clevedon 10am Mass
– 4th December-Open Session- St Francis School, Nailsea at 2pm – for children eligible to join in September 2018(and parents)a chance to see the school at work and play -please contact the school office on 01275 855373 or e-mail N>B> Applications to North Somerset Council needed by midnight on 15th January 2018w
– 5th December- Rosary and Novena to St Anthony – for peace at 7.30pm in Clevedon
– 8th December – Astronomy Club 7.00-8.30 pm in Greyfriars

– 10th December – Bible Study for Real Life – in the Immaculate Conception church, Clevedon from 9am- 9.45am – readings and reflections from 1st Book of Peter
– 10th December – Reconciliation Service at St Francis Church, Nailsea (5pm) – prepare for receiving the Lord at Christmas
– 12th December- Rosary and Novena to St Anthony – for peace at 7.30pm in Clevedon
– 14th December – Greyfriars Friendship Club – 12.30 – 3.30pm 
– A Christmas Lunch for info or to arrange a lift contact Paul or Margaret Spindler on 01275-874972 or Neil& Pat Quinn on 01275 343763
– 17th December – Christmas Carols by Candleligtht – 4pm in Clevedon – any young person who wishes to read, act, sing, dance please contact Bernie asap at
– 19th December Seniors join the Children –  Mass at St Francis School, 10am –  All senior citizens and those who live alone are invited to Mass wherein the children reflect on the Christmas story. Celebration will focus on the Works of Mercy eg Visit the sick, and Heal the sick. Refreshments will be served – please ring the school on 01275 855373
– 19th December- Rosary and Novena to St Anthony – for peace at 7.30pm in Clevedon
– 20th January 2018 (10am – 4pm) – Living Stones – Retreat for Catechists and Youth Leaders – explore, reflect, and pray on this retreat day at Brownshill Monastery, Stroud.  Cost £20 per person, booking essential at
– June 2018 – Parish Pilgrimage to Downside – if you are interested please sign form at back of the church/chapel so we have an idea of numbers
– 20th June 2018 (Wednesday) – Confirmation Celebration Mass 7pm at St Joseph’s Church, Portishead
– 7-9 Sept 2018 – Adoremus in Liverpool – a National Congress on The Eucharist in our lives – contact the Parish Office on 01275 873205 or search Adoremus on
– 30th October – Diocesan Pilgrimage to the Holy Land 2018  Planning well ahead, Bishop Declan is set to lead a pilgrimage to the Holy Land in 2018 (22 – 30 October) staying three nights in Galilee, two nights in Bethlehem, and three nights in Jerusalem. Initial costings indicate a figure of £1210 per person (based on two people sharing). – for more information click here