Archive for June, 2013

Nothing We Do


“Nothing we do to defend the human person, no matter how small, is ever unfruitful or forgotten. Our actions touch other lives and move other hearts in ways we can never fully understand in this world. Don’t ever underestimate the beauty and power of the witness you give in your pro-life work.” ~ Archbishop Charles […]

Doctors wield alot of power and influence especially when it comes to the delicate area of pregnancy because,  as we all know, we are dealing with another life.   Due to modern technology, we are able to see much more of what the baby looks like and how the baby is developing in utero. With this […]

We had a lovely visit from a group of helpers from Crossreach who have been knitting at a phenomenal rate all in aid of the Initiative.  They came and had a cup of tea and a few  biscuits and handed over the many items they had knitted for babies we help.   We really enjoyed […]

Share the Care


We had the pleasure of a visit to St Flannans Primary School in Kirkintilloch today to hear how they have been collecting baby items such as toiletries and clothes and some equipment for the Initiative.  Pupils have been working hard through their enterprise committee to raise the profile of the Initiative and encourage pupils to use […]

Would you expect a country that prohibits all abortion to have a higher or lower rate of maternal mortality? Can countries which prohibit abortion achieve a standard of maternal health care comparable with those that permit abortion? This gives us even more reason to support Ireland in their efforts to keep abortion out of the […]

Loving Louise


This story that Jennifer told at last weeks Irish Prolife Rally is one we hear so often.  When prenatal diagnosis is made of disability especially rare disability like Dandy-Walker Syndrome, as was the case here we find an attitude of discrimination by the medical profession.  A pressure to abort is the overwhelming “answer” and if […]

St Barnabas


Barnabas, a Jew of Cyprus, comes as close as anyone outside the Twelve to being a full-fledged apostle. He was closely associated with St. Paul (he introduced Paul to Peter and the other apostles) and served as a kind of mediator between the former persecutor and the still suspicious Jewish Christians. When a Christian community […]

This video comes from a dad who discovered his child had Downs’ syndrome and went through a whole host of emotions before he came to acceptance and love for his daughter. Read the full story at

It is fantastic to see how the Irish prolifers have organised themselves and gathered support to try and show the politicians the strength of opposition to the current legislation proposed to legalise abortion in Ireland.  Let’s continue to pray that this attempt will fail and unborn children and their mothers will be safe.

“I promise you in the excessive mercy of my Heart that my all-powerful love will grant to all those who receive Holy Communion on the First Fridays in nine consecutive months the grace of final perseverance; they shall not die in my disgrace, nor without receiving their sacraments. My divine Heart shall be their safe […]