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VOCATION FOR JUSTICE

Columbans in Britain and around the world work for justice, peace and the integrity of creation. Please help us to continue this work.

Latest News, Blogs & Articles

  • 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.

  • kenney 7th November 2014

    ECCR CELEBRATES 25 YEARS

    Supporters and partners gathered at Southwark Anglican Cathedral on 22 October to celebrate the Silver Anniversary of the Ecumenical Council for Corporate Responsibility (ECCR). Columban JPIC has supported ECCR since its foundation.

  • OperationNoahBarEllen 7th November 2014

    Pray and Fast for the Climate

    Christian organisations launched a year of prayer and fasting for climate action at special ecumenical services across Britain on 1 November 2014.

  • inmemoriam candle (web450) 5th November 2014

    Those Who Journeyed With Us

    During the month of November we remember especially members of the Columban community who have died in the past year. Included among them are our generous benefactors, their families and friends.  

  • Education 2nd November 2014

    Columban Education Conference 2014

    Columbans in the UK gathered last week for their annual education conference, at which two speakers were invited to share their reflections on contextual issues affecting life and mission in Britain today.

  • THship 30th October 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.

  • way-of-peace-2014-complete-set 28th October 2014

    New Peace Resources

    Columbans in Australia have produced excellent new resources on peacemaking. ‘The Way of Peace’ is based on a commemoration of ANZAC Day, but, with Remembrance Sunday coming up, the themes are relevant for us in the UK as well.

  • SAMSUNG DIGITAL CAMERA 28th October 2014

    Columban Superior General reports on Columban celebrations

    From October 10th –12th pilgrims gathered in Rome for the celebrations marking the opening of the 1400th anniversary of the death of St Columban.


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UK Far East November 2014

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 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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