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CHRISTMAS APPEAL 2017

Fr. Edward Galvin, co-founder of the Columbans, continues to inspire young men and women to share Gospel joy with the poor and the marginalised. Please support them.

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  • Sun flare cross 8th December 2017

    INTERCESSIONS FOR THE 2nd SUNDAY OF ADVENT

    Prayers of the faithful 2nd Advent Sunday (year B)

  • Sun flare cross 2nd December 2017

    INTERCESSIONS FOR THE 1st SUNDAY OF ADVENT

    Prayers of the faithful 1st Advent Sunday (year B)

  • innkeeper-5X7-copy (web450) 1st December 2017

    Christmas Appeal 2017

    Father Peter Hughes, Columban Director in Birtain, sends Christmas greetings to our friends and supporters, and invites all to make room in their heart for the call of God’s mission.

  • December Cover 29th November 2017

    December Far East Out Now

    In the December Far East magazine we meet Columban co-worker Juan Carlos Garcia, Fr Cyril Lovett recalls the life and death of Columban Fr Tom Ellis and John M Leonard, a relative of Fr Timothy Leonard, reflects on his family history.

  • Columban Centenary -28 27th November 2017

    Sharing Gospel Joy in the Columban Centenary Year

    Columban Superior General, Fr Kevin O’Neill joined Archbishop Bernard Longley of Birmingham and Fr Peter Hughes, Columban Regional Director in Britain to celebrate the opening of the Columbans Centenary Year in Britain on 25 November.

  • shay-cullen (web450) 14th November 2017

    Award for Irish Columban Fr Shay Cullen

    On 17th November 2017 in Kerkrade, the Netherlands, Irish Columban missionary, Fr Shay Cullen will receive the 2017 Martin Buber Plaque Award in recognition of his internationally acclaimed work on human rights

  • stdenisbannerteam2 7th November 2017

    Columbans send message to COP23 in Germany

    Columban General Council on the opening of the United Nations’ COP23 presided by Fiji and hosted in Bonn, Germany, urges all leaders to take meaningful action on advancing the agreements made at COP21 in Paris and COP 22 in Marrakesh.

  • cross-celt 30th October 2017

    Reflections on Mission for November

    Week 1, The Spirit of God in Creation
    Week 2, Warped Values
    Week 3, The call to undergo an “ecological conversion”
    Week 4, Mission Spirituality

  • Nov cover (706) 23rd October 2017

    November Far East Out Now

    In the November 2017 edition of the Far East, we begin our celebrations of the Centenary of the Missionary Society of St Columban.

  • VocforJus winter cropped 2017 19th October 2017

    Winter, Vocation for Justice

    The Winter edition of Vocation for Justice focuses on the theme of ‘Power Shift’, a timely subject to consider for a global society experiencing such apparent political change and uncertainty.


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Publications

Far East Magazine

December Cover

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 For Jus winter 2017

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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Calendar

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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