Canon Ray Brazier

Ray describes himself as ‘a retired vicar, but never a retired Priest!’ He is currently working in a number of areas of ministry support in Bristol Diocese, including vocations, mentoring, ministerial development, and spiritual direction. He says, ‘I love reading, the arts (especially drama and theatre), spending time with family and friends, and I am excited by the challenges and opportunities facing the Church today.”

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Getting the support needed 

Ray describes himself as ‘a retired vicar, but never a retired Priest!’ He is currently working in a number of areas of ministry support in Bristol Diocese, including vocations, mentoring, ministerial development, and spiritual direction. He says, ‘I love reading, the arts (especially drama and theatre), spending time with family and friends, and I am […]

Howard’s Adventures: Landscapes of Faith

Ray describes himself as ‘a retired vicar, but never a retired Priest!’ He is currently working in a number of areas of ministry support in Bristol Diocese, including vocations, mentoring, ministerial development, and spiritual direction. He says, ‘I love reading, the arts (especially drama and theatre), spending time with family and friends, and I am […]

Job Vacancy: Receptionist

Ray describes himself as ‘a retired vicar, but never a retired Priest!’ He is currently working in a number of areas of ministry support in Bristol Diocese, including vocations, mentoring, ministerial development, and spiritual direction. He says, ‘I love reading, the arts (especially drama and theatre), spending time with family and friends, and I am […]

COVID-19 update (Sept 2021)

Ray describes himself as ‘a retired vicar, but never a retired Priest!’ He is currently working in a number of areas of ministry support in Bristol Diocese, including vocations, mentoring, ministerial development, and spiritual direction. He says, ‘I love reading, the arts (especially drama and theatre), spending time with family and friends, and I am […]