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  • 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.

  • Eamonn2 15th July 2016

    Formation Summer School in China

    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.

  • Visit to a mosquecropped 12th July 2016

    Invitation to Mission in Britain US Delegation

    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.

  • Beth,Nat,Ellen 12th July 2016

    No Faith in Trident

    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.

  • FE July Cover 4th July 2016

    July/ August Far East Out Now

    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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FE July 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 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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