As part of LENTfest, AGAP is hosting a day devoted to the positive impact of the arts upon those living with dementia. We’ll be going and hope to see you there!
Featuring imput from Alzheimer Scotland, Dr Treloar, Author of Dementia: Hope on a Difficult Journey, Sarah Metcalf, CEO for Playlist for Life; and a special screening of the short film ‘J. Costello‘ (2017) presented by the filmmakers Liam Hollywood and David C. Murphy.
When? Saturday 24th March, 10am -4 pm
Where? Our Lady & St George’s RC Church, Penilee
See poster below for booking details:
We are delighted that this week’s pro-life Mass, on Wednesday 21st March, will be celebrated by Archbishop Philip Tartaglia. This month is the 21st Anniversary of the Cardinal Winning Pro-Life Initiative. Please join us for this special occasion of thanksgiving and prayer for the pro-life cause.
The programme for the evening is: Eucharistic adoration 6-7 pm, Rosary 7 pm, Mass 7:30 pm. Followed by refreshments. Join us for as little or as much of the evening as you can.
Venue: Blessed John Duns Scotus RC Church, 270 Ballater Street, Gorbals, Glasgow, G5 0YT
The rosary on the coast is a day of pilgrimage and prayer for the re-flourishing of our faith, for the grace to build a culture of life and for true peace to reign in the hearts of all peoples & nations. The event is on Sunday 29th April at 3pm. We invite you to join us at Wemyss Bay- email firstname.lastname@example.org if you would like to be part of our group.
Today, the feast of St Joseph, begins 40 days of spiritual preparations for the rosary on the coast. Here is a link with suggestions of how to spiritually prepare: https://rcdop.org.uk/news/40-day-spiritual-preparation-countdown-to-the-rosary-on-the-coast-4
Sr Andrea and Sr Jess had a great time at the SPUC Youth Conference last weekend, along with 140 young people. Sr Andrea gave a workshop titled ‘Crisis pregnancy: a response’ and was on the discussion panel. There were many interesting speakers at the conference, two of whom spoke about the effects of abortion on women’s mental health. The talks cited a review of the research by pro-choice Prof Fergusson, which has shown that abortion (vs. carrying an unwanted pregnancy to term) is associated with a mild-moderate increase the risk of drug and alcohol misuse, anxiety and suicide.
At 7pm in St Margaret’s Church, Clydebank. All are invited for prayer, food and fellowship:
The next meeting of the Fertility Forum will be on Tuesday 27th February at 7pm, at the Cardinal Winning Pro-Life Initiative, 104 Albert Road, Crosshill, Glasgow, G42 8DR. The forum is open for anyone to attend and you don’t need to have come to a previous meeting or be an expert. Please email email@example.com if you plan to attend, there is some background information to be emailed out to participants.
The Fertility Forum was created to facilitate discussion about how to promote the Church’s beautiful teaching on fertility and sexuality. We had our initial brainstorming meeting in January, which was a great success and had 21 participants. The discussion was divided into several areas: methods of NFP, apps, NaPro Technology, marriage preparation and education (within the family, parishes and schools). Some thinking has gone on since then and several participants have contributed paragraphs about these areas of discussion. We look forward to continuing the discussion on Tuesday, as there is a need for more initiatives to develop to promote fertility awareness. Please join us if this is a topic you are interested in.