Archive for October, 2013

“He who denies that human life begins with conception does not need to contend with religion, but science.  To deny this certainty of biology is not to express a lack of faith, but a lack of basic knowledge of human genetics, something that is even known by the general public.” ~Ecuadorian Federation of Societies of […]

Roll up, roll up – please put this very important date  in your diary. Saturday 7th December 2013 is the date for this years internationally aclaimed Advent Bazaar! This year promises to be just as lively with all the fun and variety of past years with a little twist. We are going to have some […]

It is always good to be reminded of the teachings of the Catholic Church especially regarding marriage and children.    The  teachings on the indissolubility of marriage is vital if we are to produce stable relationships for the future.  So often we hear about the many reasons why people we know have a break down of […]

Saint Simon and Saint Jude Apostles and martyrs. According to Matthew and Mark, Simon was a Canaanite. St Luke described him as a zealot. St Jude is also described as a relative of Jesus and the brother of James. According to Western tradition, Jude joined Simon preaching the Gospel in Persia where both were martyred. […]

***taken from John Smeaton’s blog** The more we see the realities of the unborn child in everyday life, the more people will realise what they already know to be true in their hearts, that it is a living baby that a pregnant woman carries and therefore deserves protection. Pro-life campaigners praise Damien Hirst’s latest work […]

Even though this trailer for the film 40 the film documentary is all about the 40 years since abortion was legalised in the U.S., it is still relevant to us in the UK.  The legal situation is different, the way abortion is offered is different but the outcome is the same – women are damaged […]

Last Friday Pope Francis addressed the 21 members of the Pontifical Council for the Family in Rome who were meeting to discuss the 30th anniversary of the publication by the Vatican of The Charter of Rights of the Family on the 22 October 1983. We need all the attention on the family we can get […]

        Fiona Bruce MP held a parliamentary inquiry into abortion for disability earlier this year, the findings of which were published in July.   One of its main conclusions was:   ‘It should be best practice that parents are provided with practical and balanced information as soon as possible after discovery of a fetal […]

Words of Wisdom


“To claim the right to abortion, infanticide and euthanasia, and to recognize that right in law, means to attribute to human freedom a perverse and evil significance: that of an absolute power over others and against others. This is the death of true freedom.” (Blessed John Paul II; The Gospel of Life, 20