Archive for the ‘News’ Category

Bishop John Keenan, of Paisley, writes a good summary of recent events: “24 June BMA votes to back abortions up to birth in the UK. 27 June Amnesty calls for the decriminalisation of Abortion in the UK. 28 June BPAS releases survey suggesting record levels of support for abortion. 30 June Labour MP Stella Creasy […]


Number of abortions: 12,063 abortions were carried out in Scotland in 2016 (11.6 per 1000 women), a similar number as in 2015 (12,134 abortions). The rate of abortion in England and Wales is higher (17.0 per 1000 women). In 1968, when the Abortion Act was implemented, there were 1500 abortions. The number of abortions then […]


An MS patient in Inverness has deferred his plans to end his life at an assisted suicide clinic in Switzerland, after another MS patient contacted him and encouraged him to seek more support. This contact and support has given him a new optimism about life. A video about this story can be viewed on the BBC website: […]


Last weekend, Sister Roseann, postulant Jess and volunteer Louise were honoured to be invited to the Knights of St Columba’s Supreme Council. They enjoyed the Saturday evening banquet, with socialising and listening to speeches and then on Sunday morning they gave talks to the ladies and attended Mass. Sr Roseann spoke about the history of […]


To mark the passing of the 1967 Abortion Act, over 100 people, including our very own Sr. Andrea came together to form a human chain in silent witness on Lothian Road, Edinburgh last Saturday.  Old, young and the very young made the journey to witness to life.  There were lollies, balloons and a wee bit […]


Prayers Please

08Apr16

The other day we asked for prayers for a very ill unborn baby. Thank you to all who have been praying. Could we ask that you keep this baby and his mum, who has gone into very difficult labour, in your prayers. The doctors say that the wee one won’t survive and we indeed need […]


WYD Concert

08Apr16

This July, Sr Andrea will be one of the leaders of a group of pilgrims who are heading to World Youth Day in Krakow – many of whom are volunteers for the Cardinal Winning Pro-Life Initiative. In order to make this pilgrimage a reality – the group need to raise funds for travel and accommodation […]


Auld Joe

23Mar16

Dear friends, it is with a heavy heart that I bring the news that Sr Roseann’s dad has now passed away. He went peacefully and was surrounded by the family. Please keep Auld Joe, the Sisters and the family in your prayers. Rest in Peace Auld Joe     Louise Roxy 1 hr · Kings […]


A bus load of young adults travelled to England to SPUC’s Youth Conference and endured the 10 hours journey to hear some amazing speakers including Catherine Macmillan who was speaking for the first time since her daughter Sara died at the beginning of this year.  Everyone I have spoken to who heard her were moved by her […]


Grand Sale 2016

15Mar16

· Our first Grand Sale of the year is this Saturday! Do come along and grab yourself a bargain! Please share the news.