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19th September 2016
Columbans joined around 30,000 people in a march through Central London on Saturday calling on government to do more to aid refugees ahead of a UN Summit on Refugees and Migrants in New York on Monday.
2nd September 2016
In the September / October 2016 edition of the Far East, we interview an Irish couple from Ballincollig in county Cork who left their jobs to become missionaries in Korea and we discuss how every Christian is a missionary.
30th August 2016
As Columbans begin their pilgrim journey toward the centenary year of the Society in 2018, Regional Director Fr. Peter Hughes reflects on the value and significance of ‘anniversaries’ as staging points that prepare us for the onward path of God’s mission.
26th August 2016
Children in the dusty, barren neighbourhood of San Benito on the outskirts of Lima have become protagonists for change thanks to project Warmi Huasi, supported by British Columban Fr. Ed O’Connell, who was recently in Britain to report on progress.
22nd August 2016
All are welcome to delve deeper into mission and the joy of being missionary disciples at ‘Sharing Gospel Joy: Perspectives on Mission Today’ on Saturday 22nd October 2016 in London.
17th August 2016
Columban Fr. Pat Sayles SSC, who founded The Prayer Trust charity in the year 2000, has moved back in to the Columban House in Solihull after 16 years as the priest-in-charge of Our Lady and St. Benedict in Wootton Wawen.
12th August 2016
The Columban Mission Institute’s Centre for Peace, Ecology and Justice in Australia has launched its 2016 Catholic Season of Creation online resource for Sundays in September 2016 (Yr C).
8th August 2016
This week has seen the annual ‘March for Life and Peace’ on Jeju Island in South Korea, involving around 600 participants, with 2,000 expected at the finale on Saturday evening. From 1-6 August, Church groups, including Columban missionaries and Pax Christi members, participated in the march
27th July 2016
The Columban Missionary Society has produced a statement of policy on Economic Justice. It can be read alongside existing statements on the other Columban JPIC priorities of Climate Change, Water, Extractive Industries, Peace, and Migration.
18th July 2016
Calls to promote community projects at local level as well as challenging undemocratic tendencies at international level featured in last weekend’s annual conference of the National Justice and Peace Network which attracted around 260 participants. Columbans were there in force, including lay missionaries and co-workers, and ran a Columban stall.
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