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A faith that dared to go and die with the Lord (John 11: 16)

A faith that experienced the risen Christ at the centre of life (John 20: 28)

... that is the legacy St.Thomas, the Apostle of India and our father in faith bequeathed to us. We, the St. Thomas Syro-Malabar Catholic Church, Bristol try to live, share, and celebrate the rich patrimony of our culture and faith in the challenging circumstances of present day England. Being closely related and actively involved in the life of the local parishes, we are committed to the noble task of treasuring the unique faith and imparting it to our new generation.


1.Catechesis Sports Day - 25/4/15 (12:00 to 5:00pm) at Hillfields Park, BS16 4DH

Please find below the schedule

- Assembly at St Joseph's Church at 12:00 noon followed by group meeting & planning.

- Children along with teachers & parents walk to the park

- Competion starts - Football / Benchball / Running etc

- Finish at 5:00pm & walk back to the church

Please bring adequate clothing

Please bring shin pad for those who plays football

Refreshments will be provided.

Catechesis Sports day

2.First Friday Night Vigil - 1/5/15

From 8:15pm at St Joseph's

3.Catechesis Final Exam for Yr 1 to Yr 8 - 24/5/15

4.Vidyarambham - 24/5/15

5. Catechesis Camp - 29/5 to 31/5/15


6.Holy Qurbana & Catechesis arrangements

From January 2015 we have the following arrangements

1st, 3rd & 4th Sunday - St Joseph's

Catechesis at 1:30pm, Holy Qurbana at 3:00pm

2nd Sunday - St Teresa's

Holy Qurbana at 3:00pm , No Catechesis

Mission Leage & Thirubalasakhyam meets at 1:30pm.

7.Pilgrimage to Lourdes 5 - 8 August 2015 by Coach

Wednesday 5th August to Saturday 8th August

Please click below link for more details

Pilgrimage to Lourdes

8. First Holy Communion Classes - from 7/2/15

Classes for the children who receive First Holy Communion this year will be conducted from Saturday, 7th February from 3:00pm to 5:00pm at St Joseph's.

Please click below link for the time-table

First Holy Communion Classes 2015:



1.STSMCC Calendar 2015

Please click below link to find our activities for 2015.

STSMCC Calendar 2015

NB : There will be couple more additions as we are still waiting for the confirmation from the resource person (eg CDSMCC Bible convention).

2. Holy Qurbana Rota 2015

Holy Qurbana Rota 2015

26/4/15 :- Holy Qurbana at St Joseph's - Class 5 & 6


Is 49:13-23 God will never forget us.
Eph 2:1-7 (1:15-2:7) Salvation is a gift of God.
Jn 16:16-24 (16:16-33) Your sadness will turn into gladness.

3/5/15 :- Holy Qurbana at St Joseph's - St Xaviers


Is 49:7-13 God’s mercy and compassion.
Act 9:1-9 (9:1-19) Saul encounters the Risen Lord.
Jn 21:1-14 The Lord who cares.

10/5/15 :- Holy Qurbana at St Teresa's - St Vincent


Is 52:7-12 (51:9-11 + 52:7-12) All the ends of the earth shall see
the salvation of our God.
Eph 2:11-22 (2:4-22) We are one in Christ.
Jn 17: 20-26 (17:1-26) Let they may all be one.

3. Pray for the sick

Please pray for Sr Grace Mary, Viji & all the people who are sick in our parish.

4. Adoration

Adoration everyday except Sunday from 8:30pm to 9:30pm at St Joseph's

5. Night Vigil

First Friday from 8:15pm to 11:30pm

Every Saturday from 8:00pm to 1:00am

1st & 3rd Sundays- 3.00 pm 4th Sunday - 3.00pm Childrens Liturgy
St. Joseph’s Church, Fishponds


2nd Sunday- 3.00 pm
St. Teresa’s Church, Filton

1st, 3rd & 4th Sundays- 1.30pm








8:30pm to 9:30pm everyday except Sunday