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Healing, Heritage and Hospitality in the heart of Bristol
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A very special place

St James is a place of Christian (Roman Catholic) worship and devotion but is open to all people from any faith or none.

St James is a place of Christian (Roman Catholic) worship

We offer lots of things to here at St James Priory

Healing

The Church has been a centre of healing since the 12th Century. Our residential support services for vulnerable people are open to all in need, whatever their background or circumstance.

Heritage

The former Benedictine Priory of St James is the oldest building in Bristol! It has a fascinating story to tell and has witnessed almost 900 years of Bristol’s development.

The Priory Church

You can book our meeting room facility any time

Healing, Heritage and Hospitality in the heart of Bristol

We offer lots of things to do here at St James Priory

Hospitality

Like our Benedictine predecessors we extend a warm welcome to all who visit. The café serves delicious refreshments and our well-equipped Meeting Rooms and central locality make us an ideal venue for meetings, conferences and community group bookings.

MASS - EVERY SUNDAY AT 8AM.

Eucharistic Adoration is from 10 am – 4 pm Monday – Friday.

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Meetings

Book our meeting room.

Find us

Come and visit us.

Weddings

The perfect wedding venue.

Cafe

Enjoy the use of our cafe.

Make a kind donation

The Charity is reliant on donations to provide ongoing financial support for the upkeep of the Grade 1 listed St James Priory church.

Open to all…

St James is a place of Christian (Roman Catholic) worship and devotion but is open to all people from any faith or none.

Our Core Values are:

Compassion

Acceptance

Respect

Empathy

St James Priory Project is the Charity that has responsibility for the Historic Grade 1 listed Priory Church which dates from the 12th Century. It also operates St James House, which provides on-site Supported Housing accommodation for people in recovery from addiction.

The Charity is reliant on donations to provide ongoing financial support for the upkeep of the Grade 1 listed St James Priory church.