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What We Do

We host loads of different events (including socials, cultural food nights, faith retreats, game nights, trips...) which are all open to everyone (whether or not Catholic, Christian or religious at all, undergrad or PhD student). Everyone's welcome any time throughout the year! :)

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CathSoc Membership

Membership is not compulsory to enjoy our events. You can still participate to most events, however, as a member you get discounts to ticked events, moreover you get a chance to buy a CathSoc hoodie (ask the committee for this). Your membership will help us a great deal to organise our events (e.g. food nights etc.), it's only £5 and you'll get the value of your money back quickly!

Bath Catholic University Chaplain

Father Bill O.S.M. is the Catholic University Chaplain in Bath, a Servite Friar and a Catholic Priest serving the students and staff of the University of Bath and Bath Spa University and also the people of the Parish of Ss Peter & Paul in Combe Down.

Holy Mass - Every Sunday (during term time) at 12:30pm in the ECC.

Lectio Divina - On Mondays (as announced) at 18:30 in the ECC.

Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament - On Thursdays (as announced) at 18:30 in the ECC.

Rosary for Peace - On Fridays (as announced) at 13:20 in the ECC.

CathSoc Social Night! - On Thursdays (as announced) at 19:00 in the ECC or in the CCC.

Father Bill is always available for chat after Holy Mass and at mutually convenient times (see contacts below).

Event Announcements & News

CathSoc Facebook Group

Bath Catholic University Chaplain Facebook Page

Bath Catholic University Chaplaincy Website


CathSoc email:

Father Bill's email:


Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament
21st February 6:30pm - 7pm
Chaplaincy on Campus (ECC), down the steps by the Library.
If you are not familiar with "Adoration" or you are not a Catholic, it's simply a quiet time of prayer and contemplation in the presence of The Risen Lord Jesus. All are welcome to take part!
Cultural Event | Student Group
22nd February 1:20pm - 1:50pm
Chaplaincy on Campus (ECC), down the steps by the Library.
Every Friday in the ECC at 1:20pm we pray the Rosary. The Rosary is a powerful prayer in which we meditate some of the most important events in the life of Jesus. Rosaries and praying cards will be provided. All welcome!
Cultural Event | Student Group
Catholic Holy Mass on Campus
24th February 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Chaplaincy on Campus (ECC), down the steps by the Library.
Holy Mass on Campus is celebrated every Sunday (term time) by Father Bill O.S.M. Non-Catholics are welcome to attend if they wish.
Cultural Event
Lectio Divina
25th February 6:30pm - 7pm
Chaplaincy (ECC) on Campus, down the steps by the Library
Every Monday in the ECC at 6:30pm we have Lectio Divina with Father Bill M., O.S.M. "Lectio" is a traditional way of reading the Bible (usually a short passage) in a meditative manner. God speaks to us through the Scriptures!
Cultural Event | Student Group