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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.
15th July 2016
The second Summer School of the three-year formation programme for the training of Spiritual Companions began in the National Catholic seminary in Beijing on July 3rd 2016.
12th July 2016
Extracts from the blogs of 10 Columban co-workers and supporters from the US who visited Britain 3-10 July 2016. They were based at St. Columbans in Solihull.
12th July 2016
MPs will vote on Monday 18 July on renewing the UK’s Trident nuclear weapons system. The Columbans are members of Pax Christi, which has played a leading role with the Network of Christian Peace Organisations in urging that Trident is NOT renewed.
4th July 2016
In the July/ August 2016 edition of the Far East magazine Fr John Keenan remembers the reactions of the poor in Manila when a fire destroyed their shanty town. Fr Shay Cullen expresses all that he has gained from the Japanese religion
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