The Roman Catholic Parish of

Our Lady Queen of Apostles (Cheddar)


Bishop Declan Lang will be speaking at the United Service for the Week of Prayer, Christian Unity today (Sunday 19th January) at 6.30pm at Wells Methodist Church. Please come along.

Churches together in Winscombe and Sandford, Week of Prayer for Christian Unity. The CTWS Committee invite you to join them in marking the Week of Prayer this Thursday (23rd January) at the Small Quaker Meeting House in Oakridge Lane, Sidcot 6:30-7:00pm Quaker Meeting for Worship, 7:05-7.30pm Time for Reflection and Prayer. The CTWS Committee meeting will then take place afterwards at 7.35pm. You are all welcome to attend any, or all, of these events.

The Diocese is looking to recruit a new Marriage and Family Life Co-ordinator based at Alexander House, Bristol. This role provides an opportunity to support and promote family life within the parishes of our diocese. The role of the Marriage and Family Life worker is key in supporting the implementation of the Bishop's vision for the diocese in 'A Future Full of Hope'. A job description & application form can also be found on the Clifton Diocese website. This is a part-time post, three days a week (21 hours). Closing date: Friday 31st January. Please contact: or tel. 0117 902 5595 for more information .

Behold Your Mother - the Cathedral will be hosting a Triduum of prayer from 20th-22nd February when they will receive the statue of Mary from the Slipper Chapel at the Catholic National Shrine in Walsingham as part of the preparation for the reconsecration of England as the Dowry of England. More information will follow about what the Cathedral is offering. For more information and how to get involved visit the Behold website.

Worldwide Marriage Encounter: for the past 50 years Worldwide Marriage Encounter has been offering marriage enrichment retreats all around the world. Focused on couples who want to enrich their relationship and gain a deeper understanding of the Sacrament of Marriage, the retreat offers a unique experience. It’s a chance to explore your relationship at a deeper, more intimate level, regardless of how long you have been together. Thousands of couples in the UK have benefited from a Marriage Encounter weekend retreat. The next retreat is 6th-8th March in Swindon. To find out more visit their website.