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  • cloud-cross1 17th November 2017

    INTERCESSIONS FOR THE 33rd SUNDAY OF THE YEAR

     33rd SUNDAY OF THE YEAR  Prayers of the faithful

  • 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 be  the recipient of the 2017 Martin Buber Plaque Award in recognition of his internationally acclaimed work on human rights undertaken through the PREDA Foundation, which he established in the Philippines in 1974.

  • 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.

  • nonviolencecolumbans2 3rd October 2017

    Columbans at ‘Nonviolence Works!’ seminar

    Columban missionaries attended the first of this week’s Pax Christi’s seminars on the theme of ‘Nonviolence Works!’. Frs Tom Ryan, Paul Tierney and Ellen Teague of Columban JPIC were at Amigo Hall of St. George’s Cathedral in London.

  • Youthbanner3 25th September 2017

    Columban Schools Journalism Competition 2018

    The Columban missionaries invite young people to enter a journalism competition, an initiative to mark their centenary. Budding journalists aged 15-18 are asked to write an article or make a video report that informs, challenges and raises important issues on the topic: ‘Migrants are our neighbours’.

  • SCL 25th September 2017

    Invitation to Mission in Chile. Reflection No 6

    Helen Dufficy,  from the Columban offices in Solihull, shares here her reflections on the experience of the invitation to mission programme in Chile.

  • IMG-20170916-WA0057 (2) 18th September 2017

    Archbishop Bernard Longley Visits Fatima House to Celebrate its 1st Anniversary

    On 16th September the Archbishop of Birmingham, the Most Reverend Bernard Longley, visited Fatima House to share dinner with the residents, volunteers and representatives of the Columban missionaries and Father Hudson’s Care.


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Publications

Far East Magazine

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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 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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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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