Spirituality Articles

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    Columban Love Story

    “When I left Peru to go to the Philippines, I wondered what I’d find there”, observes Marisol Rojas, a former Columban Lay Missionary. Perhaps the last thing she expected to find was a husband. This is a true love story

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    Reflections on Mission for March

    Week 1, Fair Trade
    Week 2,Globilsation
    Week 3, Bleeding to Death
    Week 4, A simpler Lifestyle

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    Reflections on Mission for February

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

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    Reflections on Mission for January

    Week 1, Companions in Mission
    Week 2, Mission as Pilgrimage
    Week 3, Blessed Peacemakers
    Week 4, Missionaries as Dreamers

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    November prayers for the Dead

    During the month of November, the Columban community places lists of the dead before the Altar in our chapel and are remembered during our Masses. 

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    Reflections on Mission for November

    Week 1, The Spirit of God in Creation
    Week 2, Warped Values
    Week 3, The call to undergo an “ecological conversion”
    Week 4, Mission Spirituality

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    NJPN Conference: Unearthing the buried Jesus

    In a workshop at the NJPN Conference last weekend, David Rhodes, Anglican minister and author, spoke of how the Church over time buried Jesus under heaps of dogmas, rituals and institutional structures.

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    Poor Britain!

    ‘Britain is a wealthy nation, a developed country, and a society which offers multiple opportunities to some of its people. But, ‘don’t forget the poor!’ Mauricio Silva, Columban Lay Mission Co-ordinator, shares his experience of mission in Britain.

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    Indeed! There is a Spirit at Fatima House!

    Fatima House is a collaborative project of different agencies of the Catholic Church in Birmingham that offers emergency-temporary free of charge accommodation to destitute asylum seekers women in Birmingham UK.

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    Plans for Peace

    “Yes, I know what plans I have in mind for you, plans for peace, not for disaster; to give you a future and a hope.”
    Jeremiah 29, 11 To be cared for