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  • 140x105 15th November 2018

    Pathways: Hope for the Journey

    The Columbans in Australia have produced this excellent resource for the Sunday of Advent 2018, called ‘Pathways: Hope for the Journey’.

  • Bob Mosher 14th November 2018

    Fr. Robert Mosher reports from the U.S.-Mexican border

    The Columban Mission Center opened its doors to some of the thousands of refugees that have been processed by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) over the past three weeks, and released people to the care of about 20 emergency shelters set up by Catholic, Lutheran, Methodist and Episcopalian (Anglican) churches throughout the city of El Paso, Texas, and other area communities.

  • Photo 21 11th November 2018

    ‘Women, Faith and Dialogue’

    Mauricio Silva, IRD coordinator for the Columbans in Britain, shares about an Interfaith Event held on Saturday 10th November in Sparkbrook, Birmingham, part of celebrations to mark 100 years of Columban mission.

  • Sunrise 16 10th November 2018

    Intercessions for the 32nd Sunday (Remembrance Sunday)

    Prayers for the 32nd   Sunday

  • Catherine Bridgwood 1st November 2018

    Introducing our new Faith in Action Volunteer

    Catherine Bridgwood is the new Columban Faith in Action Volunteer, based in Birmingham.

  • cross-celt 26th October 2018

    Reflections on Mission for November

    Week 1, Spirit of God
    Week 2, Warped Values
    Week 3, Ecological Conversion
    Week 4, Mission Spirituality

  • img-San-Colombano (web450) 22nd October 2018

    Share your Saint

    Enclosed with the November Far East magazine is an invitation to share the Saint that inspires you and to consider how you can share your faith and hope with future generations through a gift in your Will.

  • flag-text-web-version_1_orig (web450) 19th October 2018

    Remembrance through peacemaking

    The commemoration of the centenary of the end of World War 1 (WW1) is being marked by the Columban missionaries in the latest issue of their Vocation for Justice newsletter, which is devoted to remembrance through peacemaking.

  • 2018 winners on the theme ' Migrants are our neighbours' 4th October 2018

    NEW! Schools Journalism Competition 2019

    Marking the Feast of St Francis and following on from the success of last year’s inaugural Columban Schools Journalism competition, the Columbans have launched a 2019 competition with the title: ‘The Challenge of Climate Change’.

  • Fr Tim Mulroy SSC (web450) 26th September 2018

    New Columban Superior General

    As the Missionary Society of St Columban embarks on its second century, it has chosen Irishman, Fr Tim Mulroy from Co Mayo as its new Superior General.


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Far East Magazine

September October 2018 (full cover)

A Columban Publication that reports on the work of Columban Missionaries, seeking spiritual and material support for our Missions around the world.

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Vocation for Justice Magazine


Vocation for Justice is produced by the Columban Justice and Peace (JPIC) team in Britain covering a wide range of issues including Environmental Justice, Patenting Life, Migrants, Mining and UK Poverty.

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Dates for your diary


Click here for a list of mission appeals, conferences and other events where Columban missionaries are involved in the near future.

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