National Pro-Life Report August 2015
Dear faithful HLI Ireland supporter,
The battle for the soul of Ireland is in full swing! Fence-sitting is not an option – it’s time to take up the challenge and fight for the Gospel. The lives of the unborn and our families are under threat as never before.
The impressionable minds of our young children are being targeted for indoctrination with politically correctness. We urgently need new shoots of evangelisation in the country. Serious repentance and atonement necessary. Read on...Catholic Activist Training School
We are delighted to be hosting a follow on Catholic Activists’ Training Course September 10th-13th. This 3 day course will also encompass pro-life activism.
We have two outstanding speakers; Fr Shenan Boquet whose enthusiasm for the faith and for truth knows no bounds. Brian Clowes is a fountain of knowledge on all things prolife. He is the author of several books, the Facts of Life being the most notable. Read about this further on...
First baby saved using new Scanner
Praise God!!! Our new ultrasound scanner has ALREADY saved its FIRST BABY!!
Our Ask Majella counsellor Kate Meenagh demonstrates the use of the ultrasound scanner. Due to its portable nature, Kate can bring the scanner with her when visiting young women all over the country. This is akin to a modern day equivalent of Our Lady bringing Jesus to pregnant women in need.
This life-saving work is only possible by your generous financial support and faithful prayer.
One young woman gives her testimony:
“It was clear that he didn’t want me or the baby. I had given this man everything and when I was vulnerable he didn’t want me. I was left alone, miles away from family and friends, and in the darkest place of my life, alone unsure, frightened, shaking, ill and so lost. I knew I had to terminate the pregnancy as I could not be a single Mum, nor did I have anyone to talk to...
...I picked up my phone and saw a number and called it at 12 pm that evening. An angel answered it, with a soft voice. I had a friend, a stranger called Kate who was there for me. I was no longer alone.”
Our counsellors are trained in and addressing: morning after pill issues, intra-uterine devices, family planning, chastity/waiting for marriage counselling, natural family planning and post-abortion counselling
Lord willing, more babies will be spared this year. THANK YOU so much to all our supporters who made this happen! We ask you to keep our dedicated pregnancy counsellors Dr. Rita, Kate and volunteers in your daily prayers. Please take a visit to our Ask Majella website: www.askmajella.ie
Assisting at Camp Veritas
I spent a week at Camp Veritas which is a Catholic sports camp for 12-17 year olds.
It was a truly spirit-filled time. Huge emphasis on sport during the day and prayer, sacraments and talks in evening when the young were all calmed down and receptive!
There were talks on the Eucharist, Our Lady, confession, the Holy Spirit, chastity and how to respect one-self and others. Confession was available throughout. An inspired movement, with plans to come back next year.
Former Wizard reveals insights
I had a most interesting encounter recently with a former High Wizard Zachary King. He described his amazing journey back to Christ and the Church.
He recalls how he was given a miraculous medal by a lady. Probably just to humour her he took it but little did he know about the spiritual power of this little blessed item. He recounts how he was somehow mystically transported away to a place where a woman revealed all his sins to him – all the abortions he was involved in and the churches he broke up. He described how those in the occult claim every abortion to perpetuate their occultic powers.
He revealed that abortion is a form of modern day human sacrifice. Zachary King’s website is www.allsaintsministry.org
HLI (Ireland) in Rome for pro-life meeting
Recently I attended a meeting of the leaders of the world’s major pro-life organisations in Rome, Italy. U.S. Cardinal Raymond Burke and Australian Cardinal George Pell were the major religious figures in attendance and they gave addresses. There was an essential sharing of good ideas and strategies.
Home Education Day
On our request, Mike Donnelly of the Home School Legal Defence Association gave two talks at a Home School Education Day. Home education is a key way forward for protecting our beautiful youth. For more information about the work of the HSLDA visit http://www.hslda.org
Guadalupe Centre & the Cloak needs YOU
We are looking for volunteers who will help us cover the busy summer period especially around the month of August. We would be delighted to hear from you on 094-9375993.
Small household items are always sought after. We accept religious books, rosary beads, small statues as well as good quality clothes and accessories.
Will you join us 17-19th June 2016 next year to Lough Derg? Why not put it in your diary?