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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.

BBK 2016 Results

Bristol Bible Kalotsavam (BBK 2016)



1.First Friday Night Vigil - 2/12/16

First Friday Night Vigil from 8:00pm at St Joseph's led by Fr Cyril Edamana SDB.

2.Christmas Retreat - 9/12/16 & 10/12/16

Christmas retreat will be held on Friday, 9th December & Saturday, 10th December led by Fr Shaji Thumpachirayil.

Friday, 9/12/16 - 5:00pm to 9:00pm

Saturday, 10/12/16 - 9:00am to 4:30pm

3.Christmas Celebration - 17/12/16 @3:45pm

Christmas Celebration will be held on Saturday, 17th December from 3:45pm at Greenway Centre.

4.Christmas Holy Qurbana - 24/12/16 @ 11:30pm

Christmas Holy Qurbana will be held on Saturday, 24th December frm 11:30pm at St Joseph's

5.New Year Holy Qurbana - 31/12/16

Adoration from 9:30pm followed by 'Varshavasana Prarthan', 'Varsharambha Prarthana' & Holy Qurbana.

6.CDSMCC Bristol Bible Kalotsavam (BBK 2016) - Saturday, 29/10/16

BBK 2016 Results

Bristol Bible Kalotsavam - BBK 2016

7.STSMCCB Internal Law

Please click below to open the Internal Law published on 6/12/15.

STSMCCB Internal Law

8.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 2:00pm , No Catechesis

Mission Leage & Thirubalasakhyam meets at 1:30pm.



1. Holy Qurbana Rota 2016

4/12/16 :- Holy Qurbana at St Joseph's - St Xaviers

Second Sunday of Annunciation


Is 43:25-44:5 (43:14-44:5) God’s blessing on Israel.
Col 4:2-6 (4:2-18) Utilize the time fully.
Lk 1:26-38 (1:26-56) Announcement about the birth of Christ.

11/12/16 :- Holy Qurbana at St Teresa's - St Alphonsa

Third Sunday of Annunciation


Gen 18:1-10 (18:1-19) A son is promised to Abraham.
Eph 3:1-13 (3:1-21) Paul, the apostle of gentiles.
Lk 1:57-66 (1:57-80) Birth of John the Baptist.

18/12/16 :- Holy Qurbana at St Joseph's - St Augustine

Fourth Sunday of Annunciation


1 Sam 1:1-18 (1:1-28) Samuel’s birth and dedication.
Eph 5:5-21 Try to find out what is pleasing to the Lord.
Mt 1:18-24 God’s intervention in birth of Jesus.

24/12/16 :- Holy Qurbana at St Joseph's - Committee

Christmas – The Nativity of our Lord
Day of Obligation.


Is 7:10-16+9:1-3,6-7 The young woman shall bear a son, and
shall name him Immanuel.
Gal 3:15-4:6 In the fullness of time God sent his Son.
Lk 2:1-20 The Birth of Jesus Christ.

2. Pray for the sick

Please pray for all the people who are sick in our parish.

3. Adoration

Adoration everyday except Sunday from 8:00pm to 9:00pm at St Joseph's

4. Night Vigil

First Friday from 8:00pm 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- 2.00 pm
St. Teresa’s Church, Filton

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





8:00pm to 9:00pm everyday except Sunday