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  • asmajehangir 20th February 2018

    Death of Asma Jehangir: the brave human rights battler of Pakistan

    When I was told of the death of Asma Jehangir I thought that she may have been assassinated. On February 11th she collapsed while on a telephone call and died suddenly

  • Columban Catholic People’s Weekend 20th February 2018

    Columban Catholic People’s Weekend

    A Columban team led the first Catholic People’s Weeks event of 2018 inspired by their centenary year theme ‘Sharing Gospel Joy’. It was a weekend event from 16-18 February at Boars Hill Carmelite Priory near Oxford

  • cross_Purple 17th February 2018


    Prayers for 1st Sunday of Lent

  • Logging 13th February 2018

    Columban Lent resources on ‘Creation Care’

    The following materials are suitable for Lent 2018 on the theme of ‘Care for Creation’:Lent 2018 – Creation Care Calendar
    Produced by the Columban Center for Advocacy and Outreach in Washington in collaboration with the Inter-religious Working Group on Extractive Industries.

  • Voc for Jus Spring2018 head 9th February 2018

    Spring Vocation for Justice – Sharing Gospel Joy

    The Spring 2018 Vocation for Justice focuses on Columban legacy in the area of Justice, Peace and the Integrity of Creation. It links in the Columban Centenary celebrations this year under the theme ‘Sharing Gospel Joy’.

  • FE Jan Cover 2018 1st February 2018

    January/ February Far East Out Now

    In this edition of the Far East magazine Ellen Teague hears John Blowick’s cherished memories of his uncle Fr John Blowick, the co-founder of the Missionary Society of St Columban. To mark 100 years of continuous publication of the Far East magazine, Claire Carey looks at its history and covers over the years.

  • cross-celt 28th January 2018

    Reflections on Mission for February

    Week 1, Mission Today
    Week 2, Indifference kills
    Week 3, Enthusiasm for Mission
    Week 4, Water of Life

  • anti weapons demo 6th January 2018

    Peace Sunday – 14 January in England and Wales

    No one can be unaware of the tens of thousands of people around the globe who have been displaced and forced to leave their homes because of violence, war, trafficking and climate-related disasters

  • 100 Years Centenary Booklet FINAL 30.10.17 4th January 2018

    Catholic People’s Week: ‘Sharing Gospel Joy’

    For over 70 years Catholic People’s Weeks (CPW) has been providing “holidays that make a difference”, where you’ll find food for thought, faith and friends. All the events offer engaging talks and activities, prayer and socialising

  • IMG_1584 (web450) 4th January 2018

    Seafarers receive 2018 Columban calendar

    Fr Colum Kelly, the Apostleship of the Sea chaplain for Immingham Docks, has sent us some photos of seafarers receiving their 2018 Columban calendars.


Columban Superior General, Fr. Kevin O’Neill paints a picture
of Columban mission over the past 100 years. 
The Dream and the Journey, A Century of Mission


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Far East Magazine

Ordination joy in Fiji

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 Spring2018

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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Dates for your diary


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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