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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.First Friday Night Vigil - 3/3/17

First Friday Night Vigil from 8:00pm led by REv Fr Cyril Edamana SDB.

2.Way of the Cross on every Friday @8pm

Way of the Cross on every Friday at 8pm from 3rd March 2017.

3/3/17 - St Xaviers, St Chavara & St Antony

3.'Life Line' - 18/3/17


4.Lenten Retreat led by Rev Fr Joseph Puthenpurackal OFM.cap - 31/3/17 & 1/4/17

Lentern retreat on Friday, 31st March & Saturday, 1st April led by Rev Fr Joseph Puthenpurayckal OFM.cap

5.Holy week schedule

9/4/17 - 'Hossana Njayar' (Palm Sunday) : 2pm

13/4/17 - 'Pesaha' (Maundy Thursday) : 4pm

14/4/17 - 'Dukha velli' (Passion Friday) : 9.30am

15/4/17 - 'Dukha sani' (Great Saturday) : 9.30am

16/4/17 - 'Uyirppu njayar' (Easter) : 6.45am


6.First Holy Communion Classes from 21/1/17

First Holy Communion classes will starts from Saturday, 21st January from 3pm to 5pm at St Joseph's.

First Holy Communion in Syro Malabar rite will be held on Saturday, 20th May 2017

Please click below link for Class schedule

First Holy Communion Class Schedule


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 2017

5/3/17 :- Holy Qurbana at St Joseph's - St Patrick

Second Sunday of Lent


Josh 4:15-24 God dried up river Jordan for the people to pass.
Rom 6:15-23 (6:1-23) Newness of life in Christ through baptism.
Mt 7:21-27(7:15-27) The true disciple.

12/3/17 :- Holy Qurbana at St Teresa's - St Alphonsa

Third Sunday of Lent


Gen 7:6-24 (7:1-24) Noah and family are saved.
Rom. 7:14-25 The fight against evil.
Mt. 20:17-28 The first among you must be the servant of the all.

19/3/17 :- Holy Qurbana at St Joseph's - St Joseph

Fourth Sunday of Lent


Gen 11:1-9 (11:1-32) Tower of Babel and the punishment.
Rom 8:12-17 (8:12-21) Heirs of God.
Mt 21:33-44 (21:23-46) They are those who reject Son of Man.

26/3/17 :- Holy Qurbana at St Joseph's - Year 6

Fifth Sunday of Lent


Gen 16:6-16 (16:1-16) Hagar is comforted by the Lord.
Rom 12:1-11 (12:1-21) Present your bodies as a living sacrifice.
Jn 7:37-39,8:12-20 (7:37-52+8:12-20) Jesus, the living water
and light of the world.

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