As One Before The Lord

“You are calling on us to seize this time of trial as a time of choosing.. a time to choose what matters and what passes away, a time to separate what is necessary from what is not.” – Pope Francis A phrase we have all recently become very familiar with is...

Creative Grace

“Never before has the Church experienced thus the power of the communion of saints, raising to her Crucified and Risen Lord her vows and prayers, especially the Sacrifice of Holy Mass, celebrated daily, even without the presence of the people, by priests.”...

United As Church

“With his prayer, the Holy Father pleaded for an end to the pandemic that has struck Italy and the world. He also implored the healing of the many sick people, remembered the numerous victims of these past days, and asked that their families and friends might...

Grace In Time Of Trial

“But what of the practice of our Catholic Faith? It may be that for a while, our practice will change in terms of location and form. The location may move from the parish Church to the ‘domestic Church’ – that is, our home. And the form may change from liturgical...

Visit of a Saint

The official Icon of the Little Flower released to coincide with the visit to Scotland of the Relics. The Icon was written by the Saint Andrew Community, Aberdeen. “Thérèse, let your roses petals of grace fall on this city and these people who welcome you to...

Relics of St Thérèse

The Relics of Saint Thérèse of Lisieux, the Little Flower, have arrived in the Diocese of Motherwell and were given a very warm welcome earlier today upon their entry to Carfin Grotto, the national Marian shrine dedicated to Our Lady of Lourdes and St Thérèse. Carfin...

The Hand Of Evil

“Behind this, there is Satan.” – Pope Francis “Consecrated persons, chosen by God to guide souls to salvation, let themselves be dominated by their human frailty or sickness and thus become tools of Satan. In abuse, we see the hand of the evil...

A Call To Prayer

“Dear Brothers, good morning! In light of the scourge of sexual abuse perpetrated by ecclesiastics to the great harm of minors, I wanted to consult you, Patriarchs, Cardinals, Archbishops, Bishops, and Religious Superiors and Leaders, so that together we might...

Pledge2Pray

The Church of England has begun a prayer initiative called ‘Thy Kingdom Come’, which is summarised as ‘a global wave of prayer’ beginning on the feast of the Ascension and ending on the great feast of Pentecost. This short description is, I...