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Columbans cross boundaries and help bring life to the full in Asia, the Pacific, Latin America and Britain. Please helps us respond to the call of mission. Thank you.

Latest News, Blogs & Articles

  • fr-ray-collier-ssccropped 15th May 2015


    For the past number of years, in Birmingham, I have been on a journey of solidarity. It has been an experience not of deprivation and burden, but one of gift and joy.

  • Columban Logo (full colour) with text v2 (web450)(2) 12th May 2015

    Join the Mission Office Team

    We are seeking to appoint a self-motivated and reliable Fundraising and Finance Assistant to support the Columban Missionaries in Britain as we begin a new phase in our development towards and beyond our centenary year

  • laying on of hands all saints bingley (web450) 2nd May 2015

    Pentecost Appeal 2015

    Fr. Tom O’Reilly, Regional Director for Britain, writes to supporters about the recent short-term mission experience of seven Columban associates on the US-Mexico border and their growing awareness of the Spirit breaking into our world.  

  • St Col (450) 1st May 2015

    Walk the ‘Way of Saint Columban’ in 2015

    We invite parishes and communities in Britain to walk alongside Columbans and ‘friends of St. Columban’ by organising your own pilgrimage walk to celebrate the life of St. Columban, whose 1400th anniversary we celebrate in 2015.

  • Far East May / June Cover 2015 (450) 1st May 2015

    Far East May/ June 2015

    In the Far East May/ June 2015 edition we explore the topics of inter-religious dialogue to promote peace and better relationships between Christians and Muslims, we discover the importance of an education centre in Myanmar and we meet

  • filipino-migrant-workers-and-columbans 30th April 2015

    Annual Migrants Mass at Southwark Cathedral

    Join Columban JPIC at the annual Migrants Mass at London’s Southwark Cathedral on Monday 4 May. The 11.00 AM Mass at St George’s Cathedral will be celebrated

  • Shay Cullen Testifying 28th April 2015

    Columban testifies against Human Trafficking

    As the world celebrated Earth Day on April 22, a day to celebrate our work for wholeness, healing, and restoring right relationships with God’s Creation, Columban Shay Cullen appeared before the US Congress

  • FrEdO'Connell1 27th April 2015

    On mission in Peru

    The link below provides a 10 minute video showing the work of Project Warmi Huasi in the Columban parish of Our Lady of the Missions in Lima, Peru. Two Columbans serve the parish – Fr Ed O’Connell and Fr John Hegarty.

  • Ordination (450) 24th April 2015

    News from Fiji, April 2015

    To celebrate the 1400th anniversary of the death of Saint Columban numerous events have been organised to take place this year.

  • Christians at a Climate Service Grosvenor Chapel 23rd April 2015

    Climate Changes Everything: A vigil of hope & solidarity

    ‘Climate Changes Everything: A vigil of hope & solidarity’ will be held at Maria Assumpta Chapel and Milleret House Library in Kensington Square, Kensington, on 1 May – 6-8pm.

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Far East May/June 2015 Cover Full

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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