Archive for February, 2012



Please pray for a girl, called Megan who is 10 weeks pregnant and under pressure to have an abortion.



It seems the DailyTelegraph’s investigation into the sex selection for an abortion last week has had huge ripples in the media which have included the police becoming involved and Andrew Landsley making statements as to the shock he feels about what has been revealed. Does anyone else see the irony of the medias’ shock as […]

Never Forgotten


A MESSAGE FROM POPE JOHN PAUL II “To be actively pro-life is to contribute to the renewal of society through the promotion of the common good. It is impossible to further the common good without acknowledging and defending the right to life, upon which all the other inalienable rights of individuals are founded and from […]

We in the pro-life movement hear all the time about the “hard cases” and how women only need to abort their child for desperate reasons.  However the evidence says otherwise and we are aware that alot of abortions are carried out for “social reasons” eg. it’s not the right time, a holiday booked, the space between the […]

Abortion to “save the life of the mother” has always been available in the U.K. since before the 1967 Abortion Act .  However different situations come up more frequently it seems where a woman might have to choose whether to have life saving treatment and have an abortion or not and continue with the pregnancy. […]

Lent Ideas


NOW Cross An explanation of a practice that could be used during Lent as a reminder of the penitential themes.   Directions The Epistle for Ash Wednesday gives us the call to action for Lent. In the Epistle, 2 Cor 5:20-6:2, St. Paul tells us that “Behold, now is the acceptable time; behold, now is […]

St Polycarp


Polycarp, as a holy man and bishop of Smyrna, found there was only one answer — to be true to the life of Jesus and imitate that life. Saint Ignatius of Antioch told Polycarp “yourmind is grounded in God as on an immovable rock.” When faced with heresy, he showed the “candid face” that Ignatius admired and that imitated Jesus’ response to the Pharisees. Marcion, the leader of […]

Tony Melendez


Sometimes we need to see something inspirational and uplifting to brighten our February day and I came across this Tony Melendez  who played for Pope John Paul II in 1987.  Have a look at this wonderful, heartwarming video tony-melendez-amazingly-inspirational-video which shows us what can be achieved despite peoples’ disabilities.

Here is a post from John Smeatons’ blog which deserves support from all Catholic Pro-lifers.  Please pass it on… Please support the 100 Masses for life campaign Pat Sammon, an SPUCactivist, is promoting a “100 Masses for life” campaign. She writes: “Dear friend in Christ, Please would you consider having one Holy Mass offered during Lent (Feb 22nd-April […]

The subject of Edwards’ Syndrome has come up recently in the office because a friend recently had a baby with this same disability and told Sr Andrea the shocking story of the lack of understanding for the needs of the baby (once the syndrome was discovered) and the family. Edwards syndrome (also known as Trisomy 18 (T18) or Trisomy E) is […]