Archive for the ‘Post-Abortion’ Category

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 […]


This is an excellent statement by our Bishops. If you don’t have time to read it all, just read the first 5 paragraphs, which are the summary. You can download a printable copy of this statement from the website http://catholicnews.org.uk/abortion-act-joint-stmt-231017 Executive Summary This statement, published by the Catholic Bishops of England, Wales and Scotland, on the occasion […]


Rachel’s Vineyard is a safe place to renew and rebuild your life after experiencing the trauma of abortion. The healing weekends offer a supportive, confidential and non-judgemental environment where women and men can deal with painful post-abortive emotions.  A Rachel’s Vineyard weekend retreat for spiritual and emotional healing after abortion will be held north of […]


The effects of abortion on women are recognised and frequently discussed. Men are dismissed as irrelevant to the abortion decision and procedure. However, many men are broken by losing their child through abortion. This article tells a few of their stories: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/femail/article-4626424/Abortion-men-haunted-regret.html


Dear friends, We ask that you help us in prayer over the next couple of weeks. The next Rachel’s Vineyard Retreat will take place on 13th – 15th June – a healing retreat for those who are struggling with the aftermath of abortion. Sr Andrea is one of the organisers of this retreat, along with […]


Sr Roseann was delighted to attend part of the ARCH Befriender Training recently, to give an insight into how the Cardinal Winning Pro-Life Initiative can help a pregnant mother during a difficult pregnancy. ARCH is an important organisation who help to heal after an abortion experience. Please familiarise yourself with their work so you can […]


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 15: “I haven’t had an abortion but I was involved in someone else’s and now I feel awful but I have no-one I can […]


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. […]