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  • 140x105 29th January 2019

    Forgotten People, Forgotten Places

    The Spring 2019 issue of Vocation for Justice is now available. And it takes the general theme of ‘Forgotten People, Forgotten Places’. The cover of the newsletter – a photo of an indigenous family was taken by Columban Colin McLean, who works in Brazil with marginalised groups.

  • Columbans at the NJPN Conference 24th November 2018

    Columbans support Justice and Peace Networking

    The National Justice and Peace Network of England and Wales (NJPN) held its quarterly meeting at CAFOD’s London offices last Saturday. The Columban Justice, Peace and Integrity of Creation (JPIC) team was represented. 

  • Bob Mosher 14th November 2018

    Fr. Robert Mosher reports from U.S.-Mexico border

    The Columban Mission Center has opened its doors to some of the thousands of refugees processed by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) over the past three weeks

  • flag-text-web-version_1_orig (web450) 19th October 2018

    Remembrance through peacemaking

    The commemoration of the centenary of the end of World War 1 (WW1) is being marked by the Columban missionaries in the latest issue of their Vocation for Justice newsletter, which is devoted to remembrance through peacemaking.

  • IMG-20170819-WA0139 (web450) 24th September 2018

    Invitation to Mission Programme 2019

    The Columbans are now inviting applications for participation in the 2019 ‘Invitation to Mission Programme’ programme, visiting the Philippines during Holy Week 2019.

  • IMG-20180616-WA0002 20th June 2018

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

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

  • LeedsConference 17th May 2018

    Columbans thanked at NJPN 40th 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.

  • Rachael Maskell (centre) with Ellen Teague and members of the Justice and Peace Commission) 23rd April 2018

    Columbans congratulate Middlesbrough Diocese for new Environmental Policy

    Inspired by Pope Francis’ Laudato Si’, Middlesbrough Justice & Peace Commission has produced an Environmental Policy for the diocese. Ellen Teague, Columban JPIC, spoke at the launch

  • Conf Logo 13th April 2018

    Annual Justice & Peace Conference 20-22 July 2018

    Columbans will be attending the 2018 annual conference of the National Justice and Peace Conference 20-22 July. The theme is, “In the Shelter of Each Other the People Live” and the venue is the Hayes Conference Centre, at Swanwick in Derbyshire. Fr Jim Fleming will be running a workshop on interfaith dialogue.

  • 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.