Archive for the ‘saints’ Category

The Knights of St Columba are leading a campaign to have a statue of St John Ogilvie at Glasgow Cross, which was the site of his martyrdom in 1615. The campaign officially launches on Sunday July 23rd at St Andrew’s Cathedral cloister at 3pm and it would be great if you could come along to show your […]


This year’s Ladies’ Lunch, in honour of St Margaret of Scotland, will be on Saturday 18th November at 200 SVS in Glasgow. The afternoon will comprise of a 3 course meal, pro-life speakers and craft stalls. Sr Roseann has now sent out letters of invitation to all those who attended last year’s Ladies’ Lunch. As this year […]


We had a great day on the St Margaret’s Pilgrimage 2017 in Dunfermline. Here’s a video of the event, which does feature Sr Andrea! Next year’s pilgrimage will take place on Sunday 10 June 2018. See you then! St Margaret of Scotland, pray for us.


At Mass in our church today the Feast of the Annunciation was celebrated. Its official date is March 25 but because of the date of Easter this year it has been delayed. In the Liturgical Year the Church celebrates many significant feasts of Our Lady; if there is a hierarchy of these memorable occasions that […]


God’s Love

15Nov15

“Miss no single opportunity of making some small sacrifice, here by a smiling look, there by a kindly word; always doing the smallest right and doing it all for love.”  (St. Thérèse of Lisieux — of the Child Jesus, Virgin and Doctor of the Church)


“We shall steer safely through every storm so long as our heart is right, our intention fervent, our courage steadfast, and our trust fixed on God.” (St. Francis de Sales, Bishop and Doctor of the Church)


“It is typical in the Church to celebrate a saint’s death – day instead of the saint’s birthday, for “the Church always argued that it was premature to celebrate a birthday because the rest of the life of the person born on that day was subject to such ambiguity” (Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI).  The birthday […]


“You know well enough that Our Lord does not look so much at the greatness of our actions, nor even at their difficulty, but at the love with which we do them.” (St. Thérèse of Lisieux—of the Child Jesus, Virgin and Doctor of the Church)  


Grace to Act

19Aug15

“Few souls understand what God would effect in them if they should give themselves entirely into His hands and allow His grace to act.” (St. Ignatius of Loyola, Priest)