Holy Week at the Immaculate Heart of Mary, Balornock G21 3UE

Archbishop Semple on the Liturgy


While I am apparently four years older than the Archbishop and hail from Britain rather than the USA, I can identify with every word of this superb address.

40 Days for Life is saving babies all around the world: A report from Scotland | News | LifeSite

Featured ImageThis year marks the 50th anniversary of legalized abortion in the United Kingdom, but in 2016 Rose Docherty said enough is enough and took on the challenge of starting 40 Days for Life in Scotland.

Source: 40 Days for Life is saving babies all around the world: A report from Scotland | News | LifeSite

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Choral Evensong and Religious Indifferentism | Cantate Domino

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Last night, a service of Choral Evensong was held in St Peter’s Basilica in Rome, the very heart of the Catholic Church

Source: Choral Evensong and Religious Indifferentism | Cantate Domino

Happy 20th Anniversary to the Pro-Life Initiative! | Sisters of the Gospel of Life

“Whatever worries or cares you may have…we will help you.

Source: Happy 20th Anniversary to the Pro-Life Initiative! | Sisters of the Gospel of Life

Catholic MP with ashes on her forehead causes stir in the Commons |

She added that most religions display their faith visibly through symbols and clothing and that Catholics shouldn’t feel embarrassed to do so too.

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Thank you Carol for showing such a courageous example!

Not Rigid but Restless Hearts: A Letter to His Holiness, Pope Francis about the Latin Mass. | Trahe Me Post Te

Please Holy Father, understand that love for the Old Mass doesn’t always come from rigid or narrow hearts. It comes from seeking and restless hearts. Many people find needed rest in traditional worship, not because it’s old or fashionable, but because it carries a hint of the sublime for which human hearts are made.

Source: Not Rigid but Restless Hearts: A Letter to His Holiness, Pope Francis about the Latin Mass. | Trahe Me Post Te

Fr Hunwicke’s Mutual Enrichment: Rhythm

To talk of “Purification”, whether of our Lady or of Women after Childbed (“Churching”), would, undeniably, carry with it in our culture a sense that either the person or the process was Dirty. And most certainly neither is. So there is no doubt that the old language would impose upon us the burden of difficult explanations to a world instinctively disinclined to listen to explanations about anything from Christians. So perhaps we are best without such language. But …

Source: Fr Hunwicke’s Mutual Enrichment: Rhythm

As usual, Fr Hunwike makes excellent reading!

Fiorella Nash on Woman’s Hour – The Abortion Act 50 years on – SPUC

 

On 24 Jan 2017, SPUC’s Fiorella Nash appeared on BBC Radio 4’s Woman’s Hour, in an episode called “The Abortion Act 50 years on”. The full episode can be listened to here: http://www.bbc.co.uk/program

Source: Fiorella Nash on Woman’s Hour – The Abortion Act 50 years on – SPUC

Well dond Fiorella! – This is a superbly measured response to an unsupportive interview.

Dubia Cardinal: It would be ‘suicidal’ if pope taught that conscience trumps Revelation | News | LifeSite

“The division among pastors is the cause of the letter we sent to Francis,” he said.

Source: Dubia Cardinal: It would be ‘suicidal’ if pope taught that conscience trumps Revelation | News | LifeSite