Holy Orders

The call to the priesthood is a vital one within our Church because a priest is ordained to be a sign and instrument of Christ the Good Shepherd for his people, and to preside at the Eucharist, amongst many other things’.

DO YOU FEEL CALLED TO ORDINATION TO THE PRIESTHOOD?

Fr Matt Anscombe is the Vocations Director for Clifton Diocese and he is Parish Priest of St Bernadette’s, Whitchurch, Bristol.

If you want t0 find out more please contact Father Matt Anscombe who will very happy to answer any questions or to help you explore  a possible vocation to serve as a priest in the Clifton Diocese. His details are:-

Fr Matt Anscombe
Vocations Director:
St Bernadette’s Prebytery
731 Wells Road
Bristol
BS14 9HU
Email: vocations@cliftondiocese.com
Phone: 01275 833699

… or to the PERMANENT DIACONATE

Do you have a deep commitment to your Catholic Faith and your prayer life?
Are you committed to your family and work – faithful to your responsibilities and generous with your time?
Do you have a strong desire to serve others, in the Church and in the wider community?
Have others suggested that you might consider the permanent diaconate to be a vocation for you?
Do you think you are not good enough, or capable enough, to become an ordained minister?
Perhaps God is calling you……….
If you would like more information, please contact

Father Christopher Whitehead – 
Director of Formation for the Permanent Diaconate
Alexander House,
160 Pennywell Road,
Bristol,
BS5 0TX

Phone: 0117 902 5595.

 

If in any doubt come and chat to your parish priest.