Archive for June, 2012

We make no apology for coming back again and again to the uncomfortable subject of rape in these posts.  It is a subject which divides some prolife people when the issue of pregnancy conceived through rape emerges.  The issue seems to bring out a non negoitable attitude that abortion is the only answer whereas it […]

St. Thomas was a Jew, called to be one of the twelve Apostles. He was a dedicated but impetuous follower of Christ. When Jesus said He was returning to Judea to visit His sick friend Lazarus, Thomas immediately exhorted the other Apostles to accompany Him on the trip which involved certain danger and possible death […]



  Emotional goodbye for young Italian mother who died for unborn child Chiara Corbella. Rome, Italy, Jun 21, 2012 / 04:01 pm (CNA).- Hundreds of Italians gathered at the Church of St. Francisca Romana in Rome on June 16 for the funeral Mass of Chiara Corbella, a young Catholic woman who died after postponing her […]

This story brought a huge smile to my face,  from John Smeatons’ blog.   I love to see people who society sometimes say are “better off dead” and “lead miserable lives” doing amazing things with the life they have been given! When we talk to school pupils at the Initiative and sometimes in the school we […]

In a previous posting we recommened seeing the film “Greater Glory”, showing at the moment in the U.S.  and soon to be released in the U.K.  The main theme in the film  is the persecution of Catholics and the fight against this justice by the Cristero movement in Mexico.  Here’s a review of the film by […]

St. John Fisher was born in Beverly, Yorkshire, in 1459, and educated at Cambridge, from which he received his Master of Arts degree in 1491. He occupied the vicarage of Northallerton, 1491-1494; then he became proctor of Cambridge University. In 1497, he was appointed confessor to Lady Margaret Beaufort, mother of Henry VII, and became […]

How often do we receive well meaning emails or are approached by over eager reps. willing us to run a 5k or a marathon to raise money for breast cancer? It seems to be one of those worthy causes that no one can say a word against.  And rightly so.  However,  supported by solid research, Frances […]

Update on Bella


It was a huge disappointment for the pro-life movement all over the world when Rick Santorum pulled out of the Republican nomination race due to the health of his youngest child, Bella who has Edwards Syndrome.  Understandable but disappointing. However as we have written in previous postings his prolife witness especially through his love of […]

      We’ve been told we have to allow abortion even if that thing in the pit of our stomachs won’t leave us in peace. We’ve been told to disregard that voice in our heads screaming that it can’t possibly be okay to kill a child. We’ve been told abortion is a good thing […]