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CHRISTMAS APPEAL 2014

Columbans cross boundaries of country, language, culture and religion on their journey to bear witness to the Good News of Jesus Christ.  Thank you for your support.

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  • WestminsterPrayandFast 4th December 2014

    Pray and Fast for the Climate

    Columbans and Religious people from diverse communities all around the world are working, praying and engaging their contacts for the success of the 20th session of the UN Conference of Parties (COP 20) meeting in Lima, Peru, starting from 1 December.

  • 05 MAY - PERU (web450) 4th December 2014

    (Saint) Columban Calendar 2015

    The new Columban Calendar is now available and will already be in the hands of everyone who received our Christmas Letter. If you haven’t received your copy, or would like to request additional copies, please contact the Mission Office today.

  • Joseph-and-Mary (web 450) 1st December 2014

    Christmas Appeal 2014

    Journey is the theme chosen by Columban Regional Director Fr. Tom O’Reilly for his Christmas Letter to supporters, in which he gives thanks for the companionship of all who journey with Columbans in changing and challenging times.  

  • Vatsolarpanels 26th November 2014

    Anticipating the 2015 Environment Encyclical

    The National Justice and Peace Network of England and Wales (NJPN) – of which Columban JPIC is a member – is eagerly anticipating the Environment Encyclical which is currently under preparation. The Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace is playing a key role in that process.

  • Advent candles 26th November 2014

    Advent Resources with a Justice and Peace focus

    Anne O’Connor of the National Justice and Peace Network Media and Marketing Group has produced excellent downloadable Advent Reflections for the four weeks of Advent 2014, focused on Justice and Peace.

  • High is the Heaven picture 23rd November 2014

    Sing and Share New Columban Hymn

    2015 marks the 1400 anniversary of the death of St Columban, the patron of the Missionary Society of St. Columban. To mark this anniversary a new hymn has been composed 

  • Nottingham 21st November 2014

    STORM IN A TEA-TIP?

    John Nightingale is the Chairman of Jubilee Debt Campaign, Birmingham. He was asked to write the following by Fr Ray Collier, a fellow member of the Campaign.

  • group talk 21st November 2014

    Columban JPIC at Clifton J&P Day

    Sue Ingham asked: What has work on issues such as trade justice, climate change, human trafficking to do with the teachings of Jesus and the Church? How can the command to love God and love neighbour be translated into practical action?

  • Peru_ClimateFast1 17th November 2014

    Pray and Fast for the Climate

    The Inter-Religious Council of Peru-Religions for Peace, will participate in a final Day of Prayer and Fasting in preparing for the UN Climate Change talks (COP20) which will meet in Lima, Peru, on December 1-12, 2014.

  • THship 8th November 2014

    Typhoon Donations Making a Difference

    Fr. Dan O’Malley, Regional Director in the Philippines, gives thanks for your support and reports on how the many generous donations made to the Columbans to support those affected by Typhoon Haiyan (Yolanda) are being used.


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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

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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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