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2nd October 2015
Fr. Tom O’Reilly gives thanks for the tremendous response to the Columban September Appeal. Your generous support provides great encouragement to Columbans working in Asia, Latin America and in Britain.
30th September 2015
It was one of the most unusual Masses I have experienced, and one of the most meaningful. The Eucharist was held in a small tent across from the main entrance of a construction site, concelebrating priests sat on
28th September 2015
Fr Jim Fleming, based in Birmingham, works with asylum seekers. He recently took part in a ‘Pilgrimage in the Footsteps of Saint Columban’ which journeyed across Europe to Bobbio in Italy, where Columban died in 615.
25th September 2015
The following is an extract of a talk given on 22 September at a Rome Seminar, ‘Laudato Si’: The Greening of the Church’. by fr. Sean McDonagh SSC
22nd September 2015
Last weekend, Gertrudes Samson, a Columban Lay Missionary from The Philippines, walked in solidarity with her ‘asylum seeker’ brothers and sisters at a rally in Birmingham.
22nd September 2015
HONG KONG, September 21, 2015. Columban missionaries in Chile are safe following the recent earthquake and tsunami. The General Council wishes to express its prayers and solidarity for the Chilean people
17th September 2015
All are invited to a day in Liverpool on 24th October to explore responses to Pope Francis’ encyclical on the environment, Laudato Si’. Ellen Teague of Columban JPIC and Dominican John O’Connor OP will speak
15th September 2015
Fr. Neil Magill has sent to us a heart-wrenching e-mail from Myanmar priest Fr. Noel, whose aspirations and hard work to provide an education for children in Hakha have been devastated by the recent flooding.
12th September 2015
HONG KONG. Columban missionaries around the world are heartbroken and outraged by the ongoing humanitarian crisis facing Europe in the waves of refugees coming from the Middle East and Africa.
4th September 2015
Following on from the World Day of Prayer for Care of Creation on 1 September, many Christian denominations across the world are celebrating Creation Time, running from 1 September to 4 October – the Feast of St Francis of Assisi.
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