The people of Ireland will take part in a referendum on Friday 25th May regarding amending the constitution to allow abortion. Please pray for Ireland and for a successful ‘no’ vote and that their unborn children continue to be safe in their mothers’ wombs.

There are some parishes holding prayer vigils tomorrow, for the cause of life. Please attend one if you can:

  1. St Joseph’s, Clarkston: Holy Hour of Adoration on Friday 25th May from 8:30 am concluding with Holy Mass at 9:30 am.
  2. St Cadoc’s, Newton Mearns: start with Holy Mass at 9.30 am, continue with the Rosary and Eucharistic adoration and finish with the Angelus at 12noon.

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Vote No

24May18

Urging all those in Ireland to ‘Vote No’ tomorrow.


Youth 2000 is having a retreat at the beautiful Craig Lodge in Dalmally, from 1st-3rd June. This is a retreat for any young people aged 16-35 years. A chance to deepen your faith and meet lots of other young Catholics! As well as spend time in the beautiful Highlands. We’ll be going, to give a talk. Hope to see you there. See the Youth 2000 website for further details.


The first 16 minutes of a Newsnight programme last week (10th May) looked at some groups in the pro-life movement in the UK, as well as looking at the pro-choice side and discussing the idea of buffer zones. Worth a watch and, although the pro-choice representatives are not questioned in the same way that the pro-life representatives are, it is still good to see both sides rather than the often very biased reporting against pro-life.

The programme can be viewed using this link www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/b0b2r9yn/newsnight-10052018


Sr Andrea would like to thank everyone for their prayers. Last weeks Rachel’s Vineyard Retreat was beautiful, and participants responded very well. Please continue to keep them in your prayers as they continue their journey of healing.


Big thanks to the Seminarians at the Scot’s College in Rome, who raised over €2000 for the Cardinal Winning Pro-Life Initiative, at their annual quiz night! We are so grateful for their support and several of them have also volunteered with us before going to Seminary. May God bless them.


Please join us in praying for the pro-life cause this Wednesday 16th May evening. Mass will be celebrated by Fr Ross Campbell.

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 Scottish Catholic Medical Association will be meeting tomorrow morning, Saturday 12th May, at Turnbull Hall in Glasgow University, and hosting a talk on crisis pregnancy consulting. The speaker will be Clare Bremner, who works with ARCH (Abortion Recovery Care and Helpline). Clare is an excellent speaker and well worth hearing. Pro-life students will also speak about their experience at the March for Life in Washington DC. Anyone is welcome to come to the meeting, no need to be a member to attend. Further details are on the poster below:


Please encourage friends and family in Ireland to use their vote to save the 8th. If you the right to vote in Ireland, please go home to ‘Vote No’.

In the video below, Sr Roseann calls for action to save the 8th amendment!

https://en-gb.facebook.com/cwpliscotland/videos/10156265235738149/

 

 


A new documentary film celebrating the past 100 years of Catholic Education in Scotland, has been released. It is well worth watching and can be viewed here:

The film features our own Sr Roseann and many other well known people, some of whom have attended Catholic schools, such as; Professor Sir Tom Devine, Sir Tom Farmer (Entrepreneur), Mark Millar MBE (Comic Book Writer), Maura Currie (Broadcaster), Kieran Tierney (Footballer), First Minister Nicola Sturgeon, Ruth Davidson MSP, Richard Leonard MSP.

The film covers three key themes-

1. The History of the Education Scotland Act 1918

2. The memories of those who attended Catholic schools.

3. The current crop of Catholic students & looking towards the future.

 

 




I came that they may have life and have it abundantly. - John 10:10