Archive for November, 2011

Here’s a fascinating story of the amazing things that happen to the newly fertilized human being in the womb as that rapid development takes place.  A recent study presented at the annual meeting of the “European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology” shows that in the first five days of his existence, the tiniest of human beings […]

It was fantastic to read that the U.S. Catholic prelate, Cardinal Raymond Burke has recently urged pro-life advocates to confront ” the erroneous view of human sexuality” that robs the sexual act of its life – giving purpose. As many of you will know here at the Initiative we are always reminding people that we […]

It is an ancient and very trustworthy tradition that the Blessed Virgin was  solemnly offered in the Temple to God at the age of three by Her parents, Saint Anne and Saint Joachim. The Gospel tells us nothing of the childhood of Mary; Her title Mother of God, eclipses all the rest. Where, better than in […]



This week sees Srs Andrea & Rosann take their annual retreat away from the bustle of running The Cardinal Winnings’ Pro-Life Initiative. This year they have travelled to the Isle of Wight for a week of prayer, reflection and rest.  Let us hope and pray they return feeling renewed and rested ready for the challenges […]

Pope Pius XI universally instituted The Feast of Christ the King in 1925 in his encyclical Quas Primas. Pope Pius connected the denial of Christ as king to the rise of secularism. At the time of Quas Primas, secularism was on the rise, and many Christians, even Catholics, were doubting Christ’s authority, as well as the Church’s, […]

Last night at our monthly pro-life mass Fr Nicholas Monaghan gave a fantastic sermon on various issues relating to the pro-life cause and finished by quoting Fr Lombardi who is the Popes’ press officer. Fr Lombardi released this statement in response to the gloom mongerers who came out of the wood work when the U.N. […]

Following on from the previous postings on the subject of Downs Sydrome another article was brought to our attention which shows clearly the level of pressure put on mothers’ to abort when tests show they are carrying a baby with the extra chromosome. The articleoriginally in The Daily Mail  is honest and straight forward in highlighting the situation […]

Our last clothes sale of the year is upon us.  Over the next two days 11 & 12th November from 12pm til 4pm we are holding a sale of good quality children and adult clothes as well shoes and handbags and bedding.  It is being held at our hall, 104 Albert Road, Crosshill. Come and see […]

Faith Talk


The monthly Faith talk will be held tonight, 10th November at Turnbull Hall, University of Glasgow at  7.30 pm when Fr Ross Campbell will be talking on the church sacraments.

Pro-life Mass


**Reminder** Please bring along as many friends and family as you can manage to our monthly diocesan pro-life mass at Our Lady of Consolation Church at 7.30 on 16th November.  Fr Nicholas Monaghan will be celebrating the mass and tea & coffee will be served afterwards in the church hall.