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PENTECOST APPEAL 2016

Please help Columbans to share the joy of the Gospel among the poor and the marginalised of Asia, Fiji and Latin America.

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  • Cardinal with Kevin and Jim 29th June 2016

    Racism and hatred must never be tolerated, Cardinal Vincent Nichols

    Cardinal Nichols, Archbishop of Westminster and President of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of England and Wales has released a statement after the EU Referendum saying that racism and hatred of others is “something we must not tolerate”:

  • Barry and Margaret (thumbnail) 16th June 2016

    Catholics Building a Better Future

    Archbishop Peter Smith and Your Catholic Legacy celebrated Mass in St George’s Cathedral, Southwark, on 11th June to give thanks for the remarkable work undertaken in the UK and overseas by Catholic charities.

  • Meeting of the Global Catholic Climate Movement in Paris 13th June 2016

    Laudato Si’ Week 12-19 June 2016

    The first anniversary of Pope Francis’ encyclical Laudato Si’ is being marked by Laudato Si’ Week, organised by the Global Catholic Climate Movement. 

  • Eamonncropped 4th June 2016

    CELEBRATE FAITH IN CHINA

    Fr. Eamonn O’Brien SSC  speaks on his experience of people celebrating faith in China. The following is the full text of the article he wrote for the Universe Catholic weekly newspaper.

  • chinalogo_0 30th May 2016

    CULTURAL EXCHANGE WITH CHINA

    Ten Minutes on our Blog will give you a ‘TASTE AND SMELL’ of the proceedings and atmosphere of our 15TH AGM/CONFERENCE with the theme of : FAITH IN CHINA

  • British Regional Group April2016 24th May 2016

    Join the Mission Office Team

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

  • sheshan_shrine China 23rd May 2016

    Praying for the Church in China

    May 24th is the date designated by Pope Benedict  XVI as a World Day of Prayer for the Church of China.

  • IMG_0182 (web450) v2 18th May 2016

    What Columban supporters did next

    From book barrows to breakfasts, parachute jumps to pilgrimages, some Columban supporters are not content to receive the Far East magazine and send a donation.  What could you do?

  • New chapel in Myanmar April 2016 (web450) 16th May 2016

    New chapel aided by Columban donors

    The Columban General Council in Hong Kong has received a note of thanks from the diocese of Mytikyina for the donation we gave towards the completion of St. Michael’s Church at Brigade Hill (“Dap-ba Kawng”) in Ka chyi Htu parish, Myanmar.

  • Carlo, Jehoon, Neil (web450) 16th May 2016

    Columbans set for mission in ‘new’ Myanmar

    The new Columban team in Myanmar, consisting of 4 Columban priests and 3 Lay Missionaries, is preparing for mission in a country undergoing monumental change. 


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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

VOC Newsletter Summer 2016

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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