Saturday 7 October, over 200 delegates from the parishes of Clifton Diocese gathered with Bishop Declan at St Bernadette’s School in Bristol for a day of formation and to explore how our 9 new Pastoral Areas can collaborate and support one another.

David Wells gave two talks, providing formation for the spiritual listening conversations which followed to explore the questions of how we should be when we come together, and what benefits the new pastoral areas offer to parishes. Canon Colin Mason concluded the event by gathering the fruits that the different spiritual conversation groups fed back to the whole delegation.

Full list of the new Pastoral areas: Pastoral area List 2023

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