Wednesday, 25 August 2010

upcoming events - September

Tuesday 28 September 2010
Protest against End of Life Choices (Scotland) Act
9.30am, outside Scottish Parliament, Abbey Strand, Edinburgh

Sunday 26 September (last Sunday of the month)
Benediction of the Most Blessed Sacrament
after 11.30am Mass (Extraordinary Form),
St Andrew's Church, Belford Road, Ravelston, Edinburgh (more)


Please comment with details of further events.

Monday, 16 August 2010

One day retreat with Gregorian chant

Haughland House Retreat Centre Shapinsay
charity no. SC036313

Desert Wisdom
“Every single day make a fresh beginning”

Saturday August 28 10.30-4.30
(9.45 ferry from Kirkwall 4.45 back)

Ben Whitworth will share his experiences of Monastic traditions, his knowledge of the Desert fathers and he will also teach us some Gregorian Chants.

An informative, relaxing and Creative retreat.
£15 plus shared lunch
To Book a place Contact Lesley on 711750 or
Email lesleymckeown at hotmail dot com

Sunday, 8 August 2010

Cardinal attacks US over Lockerbie bomber reaction

The leader of the Roman Catholic Church in Scotland has made an outspoken attack on the United States over the release of the Lockerbie bomber. Cardinal Keith Patrick O'Brien said the Scottish government was right to free Abdelbaset Ali al-Megrahi last year on compassionate grounds. He backed the Scottish Government's decision not to give evidence to American senators investigating Megrahi's release.

(read more at BBC News)