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  • IMG-20170819-WA0230 21st August 2017

    Invitation to Mission in Pakistan: Final Day Reflection

    A small group from this country is spending a few days in Pakistan on a learning experience. Here Mauricio Silva,  Columban  Inter Religious  Dialogue  Coordinator, shares some reflections of the group’s journey.

  • 2017-08-12 07.35.43 21st August 2017

    Invitation to Mission in Pakistan Reflection Day 6

    A small group from this country is spending a few days in Pakistan on a learning experience. Here Henrietta Cullinan, one one the participants, shares some reflections of the group’s journey

  • 20170813_112238 20th August 2017

    Invitation to Mission in Pakistan Reflection No.3

    A small group from this country is spending a few days in Pakistan on a learning experience. Here Ann Wilson, one one the participants, shares some reflections of the group’s journey.

  • 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. 

  • WEB 450 Heat-Wave-Pakistan12-550x350 2nd July 2015

    Pakistan heatwave killing the poor and elderly

    Fr Liam is an Irish Columban priest based in Pakistan. He reports on the deaths there from a severe heatwave.

  • Pakistan Attack(450) 18th March 2015

    Suicide Bomb Attack on Churches in Lahore

    On Sunday morning, March 15 there were two suicide attacks on Churches in Yohannabad, Lahore – St. John’s Catholic Church and Christ Church Protestant Church, in which 15 were killed and over 70 injured.

  • Liam O'Callaghan 2 (web450) 26th September 2014

    Fulfillment of a Dream

    On Sunday 30th of March 2014, the dream of the people of Haloki in Pakistan was finally realized when Dar-ul-Baseerat was officially opened.  Fr Liam O’Callaghan was there and bore witness to what your support has helped to achieve.

  • Pakistan boys (web750) 12th September 2014

    Your Support for Education in Pakistan

    Fr. Tomas King in Pakistan reports on how gifts from Columban benefactors in Britain are helping children and young people of the Parkari Kohli tribal people to receive an education.