Ladies’ Lunch – thank you ladies!

November 21, 2017

Thank you to all the pro-life women who came to our ladies’ lunch on Saturday, in honour of St Margaret of Scotland. We know how much work you have done for the pro-life cause over the years. It was great to have such a big gathering (436 women) and was a very encouraging and enjoyable afternoon. We will be in touch with you all soon. Here’s a video to remember the occasion:

 

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Pro-Life Torchlight Procession Thursday 26th October

October 20, 2017

From George Square to St Andrew’s Cathedral. To mark the 50th anniversary of the Abortion Act.

6 pm: Gather in George Square

6:30 pm: Rosary

7 pm: Torchlight procession

7:30 pm: Mass in St Andrew’s Cathedral


Catholic Mothers Conference

October 20, 2017

 

6-8 April 2018

Aylesford Priory, Kent

You can see the conference programme and buy tickets here:

http://www.catholicmothers.co.uk/about


Pray for Baby Gabriel

September 21, 2017

We have had a prayer request, and permission to share this information and photo publically:

Please could you pray for 12-week old Baby Gabriel who has been diagnosed with severe spina bifida, and is currently paralysed from the waist down. This is a picture of the precious gift of life, Gabriel. We boldly approach God’s throne, surrendering the child to God and coming with expectancy for full healing on Gabriel in Jesus’ Name. Amen

So, get praying! And share this information so that others can also pray for baby Gabriel and family.


World Meeting of Families: Dublin 2018

September 20, 2017

We are really looking forward to next year’s World Meeting of Families, which will be held in Dublin, Ireland!  A joyful and enriching occasion for adults, young people and children to meet and share, pray and reflect, grow in faith and love, and most of all celebrate family life. The World Meeting of Families is the largest international gathering of families, held in a different country every few years.

Dates: 21st – 26th August 2018

Save the date and find out if your diocese is organising a trip that you can join. We will keep you posted when we know of the Archdiocese of Glasgow’s plans.

 

 

 


How your donations and support have helped

July 19, 2017

Thanks so much for all your support. Over the months of May and June, your donations have been used to support 73 vulnerable families. We have had phone calls from many women in crisis pregnancies needing support. We also had a successful Rachel’s Vineyard retreat, for those suffering after abortion, with 12 participants. We hope to start up a new team in the Dundee area to run Rachel’s Vineyard retreats there too.

We have been blessed to have many individuals coming to the door to donate baby equipment they are no longer in need of. The Amazon wish list, in June, was a big success and we had all of the items we wanted donated! We have had a great response to our appeal for toys this month- thanks to your generosity we have enough toys for the moment and will once again be able to respond to toy requests.

The Knights of St Columba have been brilliant in providing practical support to us- a group from the University came to check, clean and pack cots to be given out. Brian Henry brought a group of Knights to paint the doors of the Cardinal Winning Pro-Life Initiative building.

And of course we are ever grateful to our regular volunteers who come to sort through all the donations and make up packs of clothes and toiletries to give out to those in need.

In terms of what we need now, we are well stocked with donations of items and clothing to be sorted through.

If anyone is going to IKEA, please buy some of those big blue bags for us- we use these to package clothing that we give out.

http://www.ikea.com/gb/en/products/tools-fittings-curtain-rails/tools-fittings/frakta-carrier-bag-large-blue-art-17228340/

 


St Anne’s Day Event

July 17, 2017

Sr Roseann will be speaking at an event for the Feast of St Anne, mother of the Blessed Virgin Mary. All grandmothers, mothers and families are invited to attend.

When: Saturday 22nd July 2017, 3pm.

Where: St Columba’s R.C. Church, 74 Hopehill Road, Glasgow, G20 7HH

Programme:

3 pm: Procession followed by speakers:

  • Sr Roseann Reddy (Sisters of the Gospel of Life) “Mothers and Grandmothers in relation to St Anne”.
  • Sr Mary Ross (Sisters of Notre Dame) “The Importance of the Family”.

4 pm: Benediction, Rosary and Veneration of relics of St Anne

4:30 pm: Sunday Vigil Mass followed by food and refreshments