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  • MigrantsMass4 23rd May 2017

    Migrants Mass in London

    The Mass for Migrants took place on 20 May at St Anthony’s in Forest Gate. The church was packed by 11am and Mass started with a procession, led by the Kerala community singing a traditional hymn with six young girls dressed in white dresses performing a traditional dance and older women following behind carrying traditional parasols.

  • Julia LMs archbishop 18th May 2017

    Introducing our new Advocacy Worker Julia Corcoran

    My name is Julia Corcoran and I am the new Advocacy Worker in the Justice, Peace and Integrity of Creation (JPIC) Team. I will be working two days a week for the Columbans.

  • 24 Women Arriving at the Tomb (web450x329) 6th May 2017

    Pentecost Appeal 2017

    Fr. Peter Hughes, Columban Regional Director in Britain, writes of how, as missionaries, we are part of the continuing Christian story and we must be prepared to share boldly and to listen with humility if we are to draw ever closer to God’s transforming love.

  • The huge march through Washington 2nd May 2017

    Columbans at Washington D.C. Climate March

    On Saturday, marking the 100th day of the Trump administration, Columbans joined other Catholics and the wider climate movement for a massive family-friendly march through the streets of Washington, D.C. and across the country.

  • Warmi Huasi 1 (web450) 28th April 2017

    We have the right to play

    Children in the dusty, barren neighbourhood of San Benito on the outskirts of Lima in Peru have become protagonists for change thanks to project Warmi Huasi, supported by British Columban Fr. Ed O’Connell.

  • Peacebus4 11th April 2017

    Joining the Peace Bus in South Korea

    On 8 April, Columbans joined a peacebus trip to Seongju in South Korea, the location of the THAAD (Terminal High Altitude Defence). Columban JPIC – including ordained, Columban lay missionaries and British coworker James Trewby

  • repam-newsletter-pic (1) 7th April 2017

    Columbans support Washington lobby to protect the Amazon

    A delegation of faith and indigenous leaders visited the United States in mid-March, to lobby for protection of the Amazon rainforest and the communities that live there.

  • Default news image 7th April 2017

    Reflection on the 6th Station of the Cross

    Whenever I pray the Stations of the Cross, and at the 6th station in particular, I always feel a sense of gratitude and thanksgiving to Saint Veronica. She handed her veil to Christ as he carried his cross up Calvary to his passion and death.

  • Dalquez 5th April 2017

    Vigil to save life of Jennifer Dalquez from death row

    Columban Aodh O’Halpin and Sr Margaret Healy are supporting a vigil next week, organised by Justice 4 Domestic Workers, to save an overseas Filipina worker facing execution in United Arab Emirates.

  • Reuters pic (web450) 23rd March 2017

    Columban response to ‘Devastating’ Floods in Peru

    In the wake of unprecedented flooding in Peru, caused by exceptionally warm water in the Pacific Ocean fueling torrential rain along South America’s west coast, Columban missionaries working in the country report on their devastating impact.

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Far East Magazine

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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

VocforJus SUMMER 2017

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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