Archive for October, 2010

Please fill in this DFID survey on maternal health priorities in the developing world. I t only takes 2 minutes – make it clear that more access to abortion is not the way to improve the position of women globally!

Out of this divine heart three streams gush forth uninterrruptedly.  The first stream is one of mercy for sinners to whom it brings in its flow the spirit of contrition and pennance.  The second stream is one of charity which flows to bring help to all those who are labouring under difficulties and especially to […]

Here are some inspiring words of   St. Teresa of Avila, who’s feast day it is today. Whenever we think of Christ we should recall the love that led him to bestow on us so many graces and favours, and also the great love God showed in giving us in Christ a pledge of his love;  […]

Sr  Andrea had the joy of taking Sr Collette of the Carmelites in Dumbarton and Srs Collette and Joseph of the Poor Clares in Bothwell to and ABC (Association of British Contemplatives) confe.  Sr Roseann will take them home.  Wonderful religious, they cause a sensation wherever they go!

Sr Andrea has returned refreshed and happy from her four day trip to Benbecula.  (her going and returning were as smooth as the flights to the Western Isles in October can be expected.)   The main reason for her visit was to speak to the Union of Catholic Mothers (UCM) – a charming group of women […]

Magnus MacFarlane-Barrow as lots of you know together with his brother Fergus founded Mary’s Meals, a wonderful charity which provides meals for school children.   Mary’s Meals provides daily meals in school for over 400,000 children in Africa, Asia, Latin America and Eastern Europe. Magnus is up for a CNN Heros award this November and […]

Advent Bazaar


Here’s advance notice of our much loved and very successful Advent Bazaar which this year will be Saturday 4th December 2010 with a slight change to the timing of 1-3pm. Please come and support us with all your friends and family and especially with bottles for the bottle stall – all the better if they […]

Please please pray for a girl, whose name is unknown to us, who is booked in for an abortion today. Thankyou.

We were delighted once again to welcome the girls from Fernhill School.  They came today to help sort out the clothes.  What a difference their input made!  Thanks girls – we hope to see you soon.

Sr Andrea is in Benbecula talking to the first ever UCM in the diocese of Argyll and the Isles.  More to follow.