Archive for the ‘Post-Abortion’ Category

The next Rachel’s Vineyard retreat in the West of Scotland will take place in June (13th-15th). This is a retreat for those who have been involved with abortion and are struggling afterwards. Open to women who have had abortions themselves, men who have lost a child through abortion, anyone who has been involved in an […]


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 14: “I’ve had an abortion and I’m really suffering and sad. Is there anywhere I can go for help?” http://www.rachelsvineyard.org.uk http://www.archtrust.org.uk ARCH (Abortion Recovery […]


Rachel’s Vineyard is a safe place to renew, rebuild and redeem hearts broken by abortion. Weekend retreats offer a supportive, confidential and non-judgmental environment where women and men can express, release and reconcile painful post-abortive emotions to begin the process of restoration, renewal and healing. The retreats run worldwide and happen 3-4 times each year in Scotland. […]


Prayer Requests

25Jan17

These women have all been in touch with us over the past week. They desperately need your prayers. As well as prayers, we are supporting them in whatever way we can. Please pray: For K, who is 14 weeks pregnant and whose child has been diagnosed with Down’s Syndrome. She is under great pressure to […]


Sr Andrea will be leading a Rachel’s Vineyard Retreat this weekend, for post-abortion healing. We have all been busy with preparations over the past few days. Collecting cakes that have been baked by volunteers, making bouquets of flowers, collecting greenery, making up bags of sweets and decorating place names. Please pray that all will have […]


Evidence grows of the damage abortion creates as the years roll on of legal abortion throughout the world.  How much evidence do we need before we realise that asking a woman to abort her baby in the name of freedom and choice can never lead to happiness?   This article is taken from Mercatornet.com   […]



Journey to Life

09Sep15

Sometimes I watch a video which moves me and I want everyone to watch it, feeling sure it would change even the most hardened pro-abortionist mind.  This testimony demonstrates how easy it is to be persuaded that an abortion will solve all your problems.


At the Shrine of St. Joseph, Guardian of the Redeemer in Santa Cruz, California, the Oblates of St. Joseph in 2001 have erected a bronze statue of a seven foot tall St. Joseph seated on a curved bench holding a six month old fetus in his hands. St. Joseph faces another curved bench where a […]


The title of this post I borrowed from a writer from The Catholic Herald, and it may seem a bit strange.  However as well as trying to help pregnant women who have crisis pregnancies, we also reach out to women who have had an abortion and are looking for help.  The following article,  http://www.catholicherald.co.uk/commentandblogs/2015/09/04/dorothy-day-is-the-perfect-role-model-for-post-abortion-women/ shows […]