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  • Fr Bernie (450) 14th April 2015

    The End of an Era

    In the late 1970’s/80’s when ordained Columban Fathers were in greater numbers than in recent years, the society was asked by the then Auxiliary Bishop of Liverpool, Joe Gray, to take on a parish in the archdiocese which had an unfortunate history with regards the diocesan priests assigned there.

  • US/Mexico border 7th April 2015

    Columban Mission Exposure Trip to the US/Mexico Border (4)

    A small group of Columban contacts in Britain is spending Holy Week 2015 on a Columban Mission Exposure Visit to Texas and Mexico, exploring issues around migration.

    Today’s blog is written by Joseph Cooper, a member of St. Wilfrid’s Faith & Justice Group in Preston, Lancashire, UK.

  • Via Crucis in Rancho Anapra, Mexico 6th April 2015

    Columban Mission Exposure Trip to the US/Mexico Border (3) Good Friday

    A small group of Columban contacts in Britain is spending Holy Week 2015 on a Columban Mission Exposure Visit to Texas and Mexico, exploring issues around migration.

    Today’s blog is written by Fr Bob Mosher SSC, the director of the Columban Mission Center in El Paso, Texas. He has been hosting the mission exposure visit.

  • Celebrating YPAwards1 4th April 2015

    Celebrating Young People Awards

    Columban JPIC is supporting Catholic youth charity Million Minutes which has organised the first ever Celebrating Young People Awards. There is just one month left to nominate young people (aged 11-25) to receive the award.

  • Meeting border patrol (Kyra) 4th April 2015

    Columban Mission Exposure Trip to the US/Mexico Border (2)

    A small group of Columban contacts in Britain is spending Holy Week 2015 on a Columban Mission Exposure Visit to Texas and Mexico, exploring issues around migration.

  • shay-cullen (web450) 2nd April 2015

    Revolution of the heart

    What brought about his shameful torture, humiliation and excruciating execution as a criminal on a Roman cross is what we need to ask and answer everyday

  • Groupoutsidechurch 1st April 2015

    Columban Mission Exposure Trip to the US/Mexico Border

    A small group of Columban contacts in Britain is spending Holy Week 2015 on a Columban Mission Exposure Visit to Texas and Mexico, exploring issues around migration.

  • Young people at last year's conference 30th March 2015

    Booking Now: Annual J&P Conference

    Annual Justice & Peace Conference – ‘The Things That Make for Peace’ will take place at the Hayes Conference Centre, Swanwick, Derbyshire from 17 – 19 July 2015. The whole Columban JPIC will be attending, plus running a stall and several workshops.

  • Meal at St Columban's 24th March 2015

    From the tropical heat of Manila to snow in London… (by Adrian Dixon)

    Adrian Dixon is a teacher based in London. In this article he reflects on his experiences leading up to participating in a learning visit to the Columban works around the USA/Mexico border.

  • climate013 19th March 2015

    Columban Prayer and Fast for the Climate on 26 March

    Columban missionaries internationally will be praying and fasting for action to address Climate Change on Thursday 26 March. The day will be marked in Britain by missionaries meeting at Solihull for their annual gathering.


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Far East March April 2015

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 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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