Archive for November, 2013

**taken from ** Unilever’s Blockbuster Pro-life Ad November 22, 2013 by Gerard M. Nadal When was the last time an industrial giant made a pro-lifer stand up and cheer? I did tonight when I saw Unilever’s new 4 1/2 minute film encouraging expectant parents to bring their children into the world, and introducing their new […]

When a woman is pregnant and is told by doctors that her child has a disability abortion is always suggested, strongly as the solution.  The trust we have in the doctors looking after us is usually complete and so we trust that they are right and that they know best.  But they don’t.  Abortion is […]

Yesterday the Vatican released the Apostlic Exhortation “Evangelii Gaudium (The Joy of the Gospel)” written by Pope Francis which John Smeaton of SPUC has drawn our attention to.    213. Among the vulnerable for whom the Church wishes to care with particular love and concern are unborn children, the most defenceless and innocent among us. Nowadays […]

We recently had this message; …I am distributing the Keep Christ in Christmas stickers and trying to encourage as many people as possible to use them on all our mail leading up to Christmas.  It is important that we remind not only ourselves but also others of the real meaning of Christmas.  The stickers are […]

Pope Francis shows us almost daily how to love freely everyone especially those who are rejected and shunned.

Precious Life


Looking at this very premature baby it is clear to see his humanity and vulnerability that makes us want to love him.  Babies of this age are routinely killed by abortion for convenience and a host of other reasons mostly to do with selfishness.  When will society find a way to get round the problems that […]

As we mentioned last week, Mary Doogan was one of our speakers on the ladies lunch held at the centre.  Although Mary was not allowed to talk about anything to do with her and Connies’ case which is due to be heard in the Supreme Court, she gave us alot of amazing stories to ponder […]

We hope you are looking forward to this year’s Advent Bazaar on the 7th December 2013  from 1pm til 3pm.  It is a time to meet with friends and do some Christmas shopping aswell as relax in our tearoom.  We will have our usual stalls plus some new ones aswell as offering something savoury this […]

St Cecilia


Although Cecilia is one of the most famous of the Roman martyrs, the familiar stories about her are apparently not founded on authentic material. There is no trace of honor being paid her in early times. A fragmentary inscription of the late fourth century refers to a church named after her, and her feast was […]