Archive for July, 2012

  “In the late 80’s a woman found out she was pregnant on her 40th birthday. She was surprised, but thrilled nonetheless. At sixteen weeks the infant was tested for Down syndrome and the mother was shocked to hear that her baby tested positive. The doctor told her that according to the numbers, it was […]

by Steve Mosher (reproduced from You may be forgiven for not knowing that July 25 is the 44th anniversary of encyclical Humanae Vitae. Who, after all, is going to remind you? Not the secular media, which scoffs at the idea that men and women can practice self-control in matters of sex. No, they will […]

Having previously written on this blog about the evidence that contraception has been shown to lead to more abortions and also that there seems to be a deeply held secret about Natural Family Planning within the Catholic Church and in society generally, it was with great joy  that we  read an article reporting that Pope Benedict has […]

  By tradition Joachim and Anne are considered to be the names of the parents of Mary, the Mother of God. We have no historical evidence, however, of any elements of their lives, including their names. Any stories about Mary’s father and mother come to us through legend and tradition. We get the oldest story […]

Many of us take a stand for life every day. We spend our free time speaking out for those who are sentenced to death. We stand outside abortion clinics and try to persuade mothers to keep their babies. We start campaigns, give speeches, set up displays at colleges, collect signatures, argue court cases, and counsel […]

We are always ready to fly the flag for the right to life of those with disabilities especially Downs’ Syndrome.  Here’s a video to remind us.

It’s time to have our say; to speak up and William Oddie has brought the matter to light brilliantly on his blog at The Catholic Herald regarding the total hijacking of the annual Day for Life! As each year has passed, the incredulity has grown regarding the theme of the Day for Life and this […]

Saint James, son of Zebedee and brother of Saint John the Apostle, was born in Bethsaida.  He was present at most of the miracles peformed by Christ and was put to death by Herod around the year 42.  He is especially honoured at Compostella in Spain where a famous church is dedicated to his name. […]

We would like to add our most sincere Congratulations to Bishop Philip Tartaglia (elect) on his appointment as Archbishop of Glasgow!  We wish him well and offer him our prayers for a successful ministry in the years to come. 

“Although our efforts may at times seem futile, we must never give up the fight. The unborn are counting on us to fight for them. Let us move forward with the assurances that we are fighting for the Lord’s least brothers and sisters. There is no room for lukewarm actions or turning a blind eye. […]