The Diocese of Clifton has 123 churches (as of 2016). The cathedral is in Clifton, Bristol, and is dedicated to SS Peter and Paul. The Diocese of Clifton was founded on 29 September 1850. It covers the counties of Gloucestershire, Wiltshire and Somerset, and includes the major centres of Bath, Bristol, and Swindon. It is a suffragan diocese of the Archdiocese of Birmingham in the Province of Birmingham.

Bristol – Holy Family

A church of the time of the Second Vatican Council, modern in construction but conventional in plan. It occupies a... Read More

Bristol – Our Lady of Lourdes and St Bernadette

A functional brick design of the late 1930s, originally intended to become a school assembly hall.   A mission... Read More

Bristol – St Augustine of Canterbury

A large suburban church built at the time of the Second Vatican Council, on a traditional longitudinal plan but from... Read More

Bristol – St Bonaventure

A large town church in thirteenth-century Gothic style, built at the start of the twentieth century for the... Read More

Bristol – St Gerard Majella

A prominent and well-detailed church built by Pugin & Pugin for the Benedictines in 1909, with high quality... Read More

Bristol – St Mary-on-the-Quay

A fine neoclassical design and city landmark, begun in 1839 for the Irvingites but acquired for Roman Catholic use in... Read More

Bristol – St Maximillian Kolbe with St Edith Stein and The Holocaust Martyrs

A simple prefabricated building, originally built in the 1950s as a hut for the cadet force of the adjacent Catholic... Read More

Bristol – St Nicholas of Tolentino

One of the oldest Catholic churches in Bristol, built in large part to cater for Irish refugees from the Great Famine... Read More

Bristol – St Pius X

A modern structure, fit for purpose and with a warm, welcoming interior, serving a housing estate and the wider rural... Read More

Brockworth – St Patrick

A large church, square on plan, built for a new residential area shortly after the Second Vatican Council, and... Read More

Burnham-on-Sea – Our Lady and the English Martyrs

A well-designed post-Vatican II church on an oval plan lit by an oval lantern. The rock-faced exterior has a rather... Read More

Calne – St Edmund

A functional 1960s structure with a laminated timber frame, housing a good collection of modern liturgical furnishings... Read More

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