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  • VocforJus winter cropped 2017 19th October 2017

    Winter, Vocation for Justice

    The Winter edition of Vocation for Justice focuses on the theme of ‘Power Shift’, a timely subject to consider for a global society experiencing such apparent political change and uncertainty.

  • nonviolencecolumbans2 3rd October 2017

    Columbans at ‘Nonviolence Works!’ seminar

    Columban missionaries attended the first of this week’s Pax Christi’s seminars on the theme of ‘Nonviolence Works!’. Frs Tom Ryan, Paul Tierney and Ellen Teague of Columban JPIC were at Amigo Hall of St. George’s Cathedral in London.

  • ColClimate 31st August 2017

    Season of Creation begins on 1 September

    Thousands of events to celebrate the Day of Prayer for Care of Creation on 1 September and the beginning of the Season of Creation have been recorded by the Global Catholic Climate Movement.

  • Columbans protesting in Washington (web450) 15th August 2017

    Columban Statement on US-North Korea Crisis

    Columbans in the United States have responded to recent tensions between the United States and North Korea by sharing the following statement.

  • Columbans at Swanwick 24th July 2017

    “The Church is there for life, not for profit” says Columban missionary

    “The Church is there for life, not for profit” a Columban priest and CAFOD partner told the National Justice and Peace Network of England and Wales annual weekend conference on 22 July.

  • Phughesssc 19th July 2017

    Columban to speak at NJPN Conference

    “Laudato Si’ is centre-stage in the life of the Catholic Church” says a Columban priest and CAFOD partner who will be speaking at the National Justice and Peace Network annual conference 21-23 July. The theme is, ‘A Sabbath for the Earth and the Poor: The challenge of Pope Francis’.

  • 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:

  • 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.

  • MigrantsMass4 23rd May 2017

    Migrants Mass in London

    The Mass for Migrants took place on 20 May at St Anthony’s in Forest Gate. The church was packed and Mass started with a procession led by the Kerala community singing a traditional hymn, six girls dressed in white performing a traditional dance

  • Julia LMs archbishop 18th May 2017

    Introducing our new Advocacy Worker Julia Corcoran

    My name is Julia Corcoran and I am the new Advocacy Worker in the Justice, Peace and Integrity of Creation (JPIC) Team. I will be working two days a week for the Columbans.