Special Collections 2018

3 Dec 2017 Poor Missions of the Diocese (1st Sunday of Advent)
28 Jan 2018 Racial Justice Sunday (3rd Sunday before Lent) OPTIONAL
25 Feb CAFOD Lent Fast Day Collection (2nd Sunday of Lent) OPTIONAL
30 Mar Holy Places (Good Friday)
15 Apr CCS Adoption (2nd Sunday of Easter) OPTIONAL
29 Apr Clergy Training Fund (4th Sunday of Easter)
13 May World Communications Sunday (Ascension Sunday)
27 May Priests Retirement (Trinity Sunday)
17 Jun Day for Life
1 Jul Peter’s Pence Sunday (nearest SS Peter +Paul)
8 Jul Apostleship of the Sea (2nd Sunday in July)
29 Jul Bishop’s Charitable Fund
9 Sep Catholic Education Service (2nd Sunday in September)
16 Sep Home Mission Sunday (3rd Sunday in September)
7 Oct CAFOD Harvest Fast Day Collection (Sunday after 1st Friday in October) OPTIONAL
21 Oct World Mission Sunday (Penultimate Sunday in October)
4 Nov Cathedral (1st Sunday in November)
25 Nov Catholic Youth Service (Feast of Christ the King)
2 Dec Poor Missions of the Diocese (1st Sunday of Advent)

Bequests
People wishing to make provision in their wills for the benefit of the diocese may find the following wording helpful:

“I give free of all taxes the sum of £ ….. (or residue of my estate) to the Trustees of Clifton Diocese of St Ambrose, North Road, Leigh Woods, Bristol BS8 3PW, for the general charitable purposes of the diocese and I declare that the receipt of the Diocesan Financial Administrator or other proper officer of the Clifton Diocese shall be a good and sufficient discharge of my Executors.”

If you wish to leave money for a particular diocesan purpose the following request should be added after “general charitable purposes”:

“with the request but without imposing any trust that the same be used where possible for the purposes of ……….. Priests’ Retirement Fund or Education and Training of Priests or Poor Parishes of the Diocese etc.”

Registered charity number 1170168.

People wishing to make provision in their wills for the benefit of the parish may find the following wording helpful:

“I give free of all taxes the sum of £ ….. (or residue of my estate) to the Trustees of Clifton Diocese of St Ambrose, North Road, Leigh Woods, Bristol BS8 3PW, for the general charitable purposes of ………..  Catholic parish and I declare that the receipt of the Diocesan Financial Administrator or other proper officer of the Clifton Diocese shall be a good and sufficient discharge of my Executors.  But if the said parish has been closed or reorganised then for the general charitable purposes of such parish as the Bishop of the diocese considers has taken the place of the said parish’.

Clifton Diocese; A Company Limited by Guarantee registered in England and Wales under number 10462076.