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  • The Confraternity of Saint Joseph

    The Confraternity of Saint Joseph is a group of men who come together to pray, work and educate themselves on pro-life issues.

    It doesn't matter where you live - you can take part wherever you are.

    If you are interested in joining and live in the Glasgow area, click here.

    If you live elsewhere, click here.

    St Joseph, pray for us!

Garden Day – 26/6/10

The Confraternity of Saint Joesph met on Tuesday, thanks to all those who came along. As you know, our garden shed was burnt down and we lost all our garden tools. As a result our garden is now out of hand, so we have decided to organise a “Garden Day” on Saturday 26th of June. … Continue reading

Next Meeting: 1 June 2010

The next meeting of the Confraternity will take place on Tuesday 1 June, 6-9pm at 104 Albert Road. New members are always welcome – let us know you’re coming by phoning 0141 433 2680 or email us at gospeloflifesisters(at)googlemail(dot)com

Next meeting: Tuesday 18 May 2010

The next meeting of the Confraternity will take place on Tuesday 22 May, from 6pm. You’ll all be glad to know that there’s plenty to do – you may have noticed in passing that the poor shed has come to a sad and tragic end, but of course Sr Roseann and Peter are already moving … Continue reading

Happy feast of St Joseph to all the confrères!

What emanates from the figure of Saint Joseph is faith. Joseph of Nazareth is a “just man” because he totally “lives by faith.” He is holy because his faith is truly heroic. Sacred Scripture says little of him. It does not record even one word spoken by Joseph, the carpenter of Nazareth. And yet, even … Continue reading

The Confraternity of St Joseph returns

The Confraternity resumed last night after the summer break and the fruits of their labour are quite evident! The garden is looking wonderful and we’ve got big plans for the coming months! The programme for the rest of 2009 is as follows: 29th September – Meet @ hall 6-9pm 13th October – Meet @ hall … Continue reading

Chen Guangcheng

Chen Guangcheng, the Chinese human rights activist has served more than one thousand days in prison for his opposition to China’s vile one-child policy. A petition to ask the Prime Minister to act on Chen’s behalf has been launched at the Number 10 website. We the undersigned petition the Prime Minister to take whatever action … Continue reading

Upcoming talks

The Cardinal Winning Pro-Life Initiative is delighted to host two talks: “Society Wounded by Abortion: the Road to Healing” by Vicki Thorn founder of the worldwide post-abortion healing ministry, Project Rachel http://www.healing-after-abortion.com/ When: Wednesday 13th May 2009 at 7.30pm AND “Rising to the Challenge of Secularism” by Raymond de Souza EWTN host, international lay apologist,founder … Continue reading

Important: Abortion advertising consultation and Bishop O’Donoghue’s statement…

Many of you will have heard of new proposals to allow abortion providers to advertise on television… Here is Bishop O’Donoghue of Lancaster’s statement: It has been widely reported in the media that the Advertising Standards Authority is considering allowing the abortion industry to advertise through the broadcasting media. This deeply damaging proposal originates from … Continue reading

First meeting – report

The launch of the Confraternity saw around 20 men join us (and one brave wife, so enthusiastic was she!) at the Pro-Life Initiative last Thursday evening. We started with a short introduction from Sr Roseann about why it was felt a group specifically for men was needed: the simple fact is that men are deeply … Continue reading

Photos from first meeting

(Most of) the first members of the Confraternity Our speaker Stephen Barrie, with some of the members. The Holy Family