Archive for July, 2011

As they continued their journey he entered a village where a woman whose name was Martha welcomed him. She had a sister named Mary (who) sat beside the Lord at his feet listening to him speak. Martha, burdened with much serving, came to him and said, “Lord, do you not care that my sister has […]

As a follow up to the post in regard to praying to end abortion here is the prayer that Priests for Life use on their website,  If you would like to order prayer cards then follow the link.  Meanwhile lets get praying! Lord God, I thank you today for the gift of my life, And for the […]

Joachim and Anne were the parents of Mary and the grandparents of Jesus. The name “Hannah” means grace. In Galilee, where she lived, Mary’s mother was probably called “Hannah” even though we know her as Saint Anne. So, if you are named “Hannah” or “Anne” you are named after the mother of Our Blessed Mother. […]

Gianna Jessen


Here’s another testimony with a dose of  outspokeness from an Australian, Gianna Jessen.  She speaks eloquently with underlying anger at the injustice of abortion.  What is striking is she brings God into the whole argument and makes some brilliant statements…Tell us what you think!

You might like to know Sr Andrea and Alison have returned from their adventures walking  The West Highland Walk last week.  They only had one day of rain and besides Alison being eaten alive they escaped without blisters or any other injuries.  They thoroughly enjoyed the whole experience and are chuffed to have completed the walk .

James, son of Zebedee (died 44 AD) was one of the Twelve Apostles of Jesus. He was a son of Zebedee and Salome, and brother of John the Apostle. He is also called James the Greater to distinguish him from James, son of Alphaeus, who is also known as James the Lesser. Saint James is the Patron Saint of Spain and according to legend, his remains are held inSantiago de Compostela in Galicia […]

As many of you will know we have a monthly pro-life mass being held at Our Lady of Consolation because we believe that prayer is vitally important, essential really to ever stopping abortion.  Here is a resource from Priests for Life, which can help us to make sure that the unborn are prayed for regularly […]

We had a wonderful turnout for the monthly diocesan mass last night at Our Lady of Consolation with a good number of priests con-celebrating as well. After wards in the hall downstairs The Knights of St Columba  presented us with a cheque for £135towards the Cardinal Winning Pro-Life Initiative.  Many, many thanks for your kindness.

Our Lady of Mount Carmel is the title given to the Blessed Virgin Mary, in her role as patroness of the Carmelite Order.Since the 15th century, popular devotion to Our Lady of Mount Carmel has centered on theScapular of Our Lady of Mount Carmel also known as the Brown Scapular, a sacramentalassociated with promises of Mary’s special aid for the salvation of […]

Pro-Life Mass


Just a reminder of our monthly Diocesan Pro-Life Mass on Wednesday 20th July at 7.30 Our Lady of Consolation, Govanhill. Please spread the word and support this visible sign of pro-life support.