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  • IMG-20180406-WA0009 8th April 2018

    Invitation to mission, Peru 2018

    Mishel, from Ireland, tells us what the invitation to mission group, spending ten days in Lima, Peru did yesterday. Watch this space for more missionary experiences.

  • IMG-20180331-WA0005 2nd April 2018

    Invitation to mission programme, Peru 2018

    A small group from this country and Ireland is spending Easter in Lima, Peru on a missionary experience. Here Sophie C from London shares some of the group’s journey.

  • IMG-20180329-WA0013 29th March 2018

    British/Irish Invitation To Mission Group Visits Columban Mission in Peru

    A group comprising of Columban co-workers, a lay missionary, a Faith in Action volunteer and Columban friends in Britain and Ireland have embarked on a 10-day journey to Lima, Peru

  • 4 001 (web450) 5th March 2018

    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

  • 20170601_091409 (web450) 4th July 2017

    With Love, from Lancashire Hill to Lima

    Who says that little people can’t make a difference?  Fr. John Boles shares the story of how an 11-year old girl from Stockport responded to the devastating flash floods that affected thousands of people in March 2017. 

  • Warmi Huasi 1 (web450) 28th April 2017

    We have the right to play

    Children in the dusty, barren neighbourhood of San Benito on the outskirts of Lima in Peru have become protagonists for change thanks to project Warmi Huasi, supported by British Columban Fr. Ed O’Connell.

  • Warmi Huasi 1 (web450) 26th August 2016

    We have the right to play

    Children in the dusty, barren neighbourhood of San Benito on the outskirts of Lima have become protagonists for change thanks to project Warmi Huasi, supported by British Columban Fr. Ed O’Connell, who was recently in Britain to report on progress.

  • Emmanuel Trocino (web450) 1st December 2015

    The Experience That Changed My Life

    Emmanuel Trocino, a Columban seminarian from the Philippines, writes about his experiences of life and faith in Peru, his first missionary assignment in another country.

  • 05 MAY - PERU (750) 21st August 2015

    On mission in Peru

    The link below provides a 10 minute video showing the work of Project Warmi Huasi in the Columban parish of Our Lady of the Missions in Lima, Peru. Two Columbans serve the parish – Fr Ed O’Connell and Fr John Hegarty.

  • mar-apr-far-east-leo-francisco-and-cecilia2 10th March 2014

    Francisco, Cecilia and Leo

    On 4th February 2014, the missionary journey of Fr. Leo Donnelly drew to a close.  Fr. Leo believed that as a missionary in Peru, it was a powerful witness to live with the people and stay with the people.  For him, it was a sign of fidelity.