The Society of the Divine Word which called Societas Verbi Divini in Latin, abbreviated SVD is the largest missionary congregation in the Catholic Church. It was founded by St Arnold Janssen in Steyl, the Nederland in 1875 during the church-state conflict called the Ku...

RCIA (Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults) meetings for those interested in the Catholic faith is on Wednesdays from 6pm to 7:15pm in the Middle Hall (entrance through the church). All are welcome. For further information, please contact Marion on marionmo...

Children’s Liturgy of the Word is on Sundays at the 11:00am Mass. This is an informative and fun session helping the children to understand the theme of the Sunday readings, especially the gospel, in a way appropriate to their age. There is also the chance to draw and...

The group invites and welcomes all new students or whoever new to this parish, ages 18 to 30, to join us praying to God, socialising and making friends with others from different nationalities and cultural backgrounds. A good place to get to know each other and to supp...

St Mary on the Quay, commonly referred to as ‘SMQ’ has been one of the greatest treasures that I discovered during my stay in Bristol - firstly four years spent studying at the University of West of England (UWE) and then four years spent working in the City following...

I think we live in antagonistic days, when communication is so easy but peoples’ lack of tolerance and hard minds and hearts  make understanding between people so difficult. The news about terrorism, the refugee issues, climate change achieving dangerous levels, povert...

During Lent 2012, I made the decision to become a Catholic (I was then an Anglican) and thus to join the RCIA group at St Mary on the Quay. The day after my first RCIA session I went along to the Saturday evening gathering of the Young Adult Prayer Group, ‘One Heart Ma...

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St Mary-on-the-Quay | Roman Catholic Church | Bristol, England | Diocese of Clifton | Registered Charity No. 1170168