Archive for November, 2017

While we’re still in November, and continuing that excellent practice of praying more intently for our beloved dead, I wonder if I might draw your attention to a beautiful memorial that stands in a fairly prominent spot in a circular patch of grass in Bent Cemetery in Hamilton.  The inscription reads: ‘In loving memory of […]


You are all invited to the following: The Friends of Divine Mercy are going onto the streets of Glasgow again this Advent to give witness to our Faith.  They will quietly be praying the Divine Mercy Chaplet and the rosary in Buchanan Street.   This will happen one evening a week during Advent.  The aim of […]


Prayer requests

23Nov17

Please can you pray for two women who are pregnant and booked to have abortions soon: Marie, with an appointment on Saturday and Fiona, with an appointment on Tuesday. May God’s grace touch their hearts and change their minds.    


This year is the 50th anniversary of the passing of the 1967 Abortion Act in the UK. Sr Roseann is answering 50 questions about abortion, to mark the 50th anniversary. Question 38: “I don’t believe in God or all that sanctity of life stuff, why should I care about abortion?”      


Thank you to all the pro-life women who came to our ladies’ lunch on Saturday, in honour of St Margaret of Scotland. We know how much work you have done for the pro-life cause over the years. It was great to have such a big gathering (436 women) and was a very encouraging and enjoyable […]


This year is the 50th anniversary of the passing of the 1967 Abortion Act in the UK. Sr Roseann is answering 50 questions about abortion, to mark the 50th anniversary. Question 37: “What scriptural basis is there for being pro-life?”


Please join us in praying for the pro-life cause this Wednesday 15th November evening. Mass will be celebrated by Fr Paddy Boyle. The programme for the evening is: Eucharistic adoration 6-7 pm, Rosary 7 pm, Mass 7:30 pm. Followed by refreshments. Join us for as little or as much of the evening as you can. […]


BBC4 has done a TV series about various Benedictine monasteries in the UK. Each episode has scenes filmed at the monastery- from the monks at prayer and work. Calm, quiet, uplifting and an interesting insight to the lives of monks, which an outsider would not normally see. The monasteries covered are: Downside Abbey, Pluscarden Abbey […]


We are very much looking forward to meeting the 430 ladies who are coming to the Ladies’ Lunch on Saturday 18th November. Tickets have all gone, plus extas! Tomorrow- Friday 10th November at 12 noon is the deadline for letting Sr Roseann know of any dietary requirements: vegetarian / vegan / gluten free / dairy […]


A TV series has recently been on channel 5 about five young women who live a party lifestyle visiting the convent of the Sacred Heart in Swaffham, Norfolk. Beautiful to see the positive effect that this spiritual experience has on the young women. Worth a ‘watch again’ if you’ve not seen it.



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