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  • London Marchers 19th September 2016

    Columbans join London Refugee Solidarity March

    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.

  • Far East Cover Sept 16 2nd September 2016

    September / October Far East Out Now

    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.

  • Tomas King (web450) 30th August 2016

    September Appeal 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.

  • Warmi Huasi 1 (web450) 26th August 2016

    We have the right to play

    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.

  • SGJcropped (web450) 22nd August 2016

    Sharing Gospel Joy 22 October 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.

  • IMG_0042 (Pat Sayles Web 450) 17th August 2016

    New home for The Prayer Trust

    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.

  • Columban JPIC in Paris 12th August 2016

    Season of Creation starts 1 September

    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).

  • JejuWalk2016 8th August 2016

    Korea: Columbans support ‘March for Life & Peace’

    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

  • Colognoedebt 27th July 2016

    Columban Society JPIC Statement: Economic Justice

    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.

  • NJPN Cnference 2016 1 18th July 2016

    We mustn’t allow democracy to be eroded, says Justice and Peace Network

    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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Far East

Far East Cover Sept 16

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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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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