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  • Columbans at Climate Lobby 15th June 2017

    Now recruiting: Faith in Action Volunteer 2017

    The Columbans are seeking to appoint a new ‘Faith in Action Volunteer’ to begin September 2017. This will be a year of personal development and growth based in Birmingham, putting faith into action through projects connected to refugees/asylum, inter religious dialogue, and justice and peace education.

  • Cross and Candle 22nd June 2017

    Youth SVP visit Fatima House in Birmingham

    Fatima House is an accommodation project for destitute women in Birmingham, co-founded and run by the Columbans. In May, house manager Mauricio Silva and Columban Lay Missionary Nathalie Marytsch welcomed a group of young students.

  • Phughesssc 20th June 2017

    Columban speaker to highlight Amazon destruction at July’s National J&P Conference

    The National Justice & Peace Network of England & Wales (NJPN) annual conference will be held 21-23 July. Inspired by Laudato Si’ it is entitled: ‘A Sabbath for the Earth and the Poor:

  • Tomas King and Joti Centre Team (web450) 14th June 2017

    Joti Educational and Cultural Centre

    Fr Tomas King writes from Pakistan about his new appointment as director of the Joti Educational and Cultural Centre and the opportunities this provides. 

  • Cardinal Hummes with Fr. Charles Rue and Ellen Teague 7th June 2017

    Columbans oppose U.S. withdrawal from Paris Climate Agreement

    The Missionary Society of St. Columban, a Catholic missionary organization serving in fifteen countries around the world, says: “Columbans serve communities across the globe who daily face the devastating impacts of a dramatically changing climate.

  • IMG_1091 (web450) 5th June 2017

    Invitation to Mission Programme 2017

    Helen Dufficy from the Columban Mission office is joining the invitation to Mission Programme to Chile this summer. Here she shares some thoughts and reflections after our first preparatory meeting in March.

  • Meal at St Columban's 3rd June 2017

    Invitation to Mission Programme 2017

    Columban Missionaries in Britain are once again running an exposure programme to countries where Columbans work. This year we are running two parallel experiences; one group to Chile and the other to Pakistan. Henrietta Cullinan shares her thoughts and reflections after our first preparation meeting.

  • Columban JPIC in Paris 2nd June 2017

    Response to Trump withdrawal from Paris Agreement

    As the Columban Justice & Peace Advocacy Worker, specialising in Climate Change and Migration, I often joke to friends that I am the ‘Anti Trump’. We know Donald Trump’s views on migration (it involves building walls) and now we are in no doubt of his views on Climate Change.

  • DSC_0713 (web450) 1st June 2017

    Update on violent outbreak in the Philippines

    Columban Fr. Vincent Busch writes from southern Mindanao on the continuing violence between the government and Maute terrorists and shares his fears for the Church and Subanen people he knows who are being held as hostages.

  • JamesTrewby2016 debrief prayer space1 26th May 2017

    Educators’ weekend on the Arts, Faith and Activism

    A continuous professional development opportunity for educators is being offered in late June, to be held at the house of the Columban missionaries in Solihull, West Midlands.


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Far East Magazine

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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

VocforJus SUMMER 2017

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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