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  • Pentecost image (web450) 1st May 2018

    Pentecost Appeal 2018

    Fr. Peter Hughes reflects on our journey from Easter joy to becoming ‘Church’ at Pentecost, taking inspiration from the recent Invitation to Mission programme visit to Peru.

  • IMG-20180616-WA0002 20th June 2018

    Fatima House Open Day 2018: Celebrating Two years of Hospitality in Birmingham

    Mauricio Silva, Columban  IRD Coordinator and  Coordinator  of  Fatima  House  writes  about  the  second  anniversary   of  Fatima  House,  a  project  which  offers  accommodation  to  destitute  female  asylum  seekers in Birmingham.

  • 20180603_221127 17th June 2018

    Welcome and Worship in the Holy Month of Ramadan

     As  part  of  his  Interreligious  Dialogue  engagement ,  the  current  Columban Faith in Action volunteer Jack Edwards  spent the last month visiting mosques of different traditions in the city of Birmingham.  Here he writes about the welcome he received and how the experience of other faiths affected his prayer life.

  • Bright_now 15th June 2018

    PRESS RELEASE: Churches urged to divest from fossil fuels

    Churches are urged to divest from fossil fuels and accelerate the clean energy transition
    A new report from Operation Noah, the Christian climate change charity, looks at the role of the Churches in the transition from fossil fuels to renewable energy.

  • PatCunninghamMaireadCorringan 15th June 2018

    Columbans in Korea welcome the US/North Korea Summit

    Fr Pat Cunningham, the Columban JPIC worker in Korea says:
    Greetings from Seoul where South Koreans gave the progressive party of President Moon a landslide victory in mid-term elections.

  • cross mosaic green 15th June 2018

    Intercession for the 11th Sunday

    Prayers for the 11th Sunday

  • VOC Newsletter May2018 cropped 29th May 2018

    The Summer issue of Vocation for Justice focuses on Creation Care.

    The Columbans feel it is to be lamented that many Christians are suspicious of terms like “environmentally sustainable,” or “eco-friendly.” Too many ignore genuine dangers – climate change, deforestation, soil depletion – while adopting foolishly anti-environmental rhetoric.

  • LeedsConference 17th May 2018

    Columbans thanked during NJPN 40th anniversary celebration

    Columban missionaries and their team for Justice, Peace and the Integrity of Creation (JPIC) were warmly thanked last weekend at CAFOD’s London office where the 40th anniversary celebration of the National Justice and Peace Network of England and Wales (NJPN) was celebrated.

  • Jack with students 17th May 2018

    Report from our Faith in Action Volunteer

    Are you worried that your child has no connection to nature? Afraid that youngsters are spending to much time facing a screen? Well have no fear Columban JPIC Education will shove them right back outside and rub them on some form of tree/bush/pond combination.

  • IMG-20180503-WA0003 8th May 2018

    Sedos Seminar on Youth and Mission

    Three lay people from the Columban missionaries participate in the SEDOS Residential Seminar ‘Youth and Mission’.

  • Anna lobbying on climate change 2nd May 2018

    Seeking ‘Faith in Action Volunteer’ 2018/19

    The Columbans are seeking to appoint a new ‘Faith in Action Volunteer’ to begin in September 2018.


Fr. Kevin O’Neill on 100 years of Columban mission
The Dream and the Journey, A Century of Mission
Manual Duato Special School in Peru

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Far East Magazine

Full Cover May

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 May2018

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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