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  • 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.

  • 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’.