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  • repam-newsletter-pic (1) 7th April 2017

    Columbans support Washington lobby to protect the Amazon

    A delegation of faith and indigenous leaders visited the United States in mid-March, to lobby for protection of the Amazon rainforest and the communities that live there.

  • Flame2017HOPE (web450) 22nd March 2017

    Columban Flame Videos

    The Columban JPIC team, mission office and lay missionaries were represented at the gathering of 10,000 young people and their youth leaders at Flame 2017 at Wembley Arena, North London, on Saturday.

  • walthamstow3 (web450) 15th March 2017

    Brentwood parish achieves ‘Live Simply’ Award

    Walthamstow parish Our Lady of the Rosary and St Patrick, in the care of the Society of African Mission (SMA) was given the ‘Live simply’ parish award on 12 March. Columban JPIC worker Ellen Teague, an award assessor, presented the award.

  • Flame2017HOPE (web450) 14th March 2017

    Columbans at Flame 2017

    The Columban JPIC team, mission office and lay missionaries were represented at the gathering of 10,000 young people and their youth leaders at Flame 2017 at Wembley Arena, North London, on Saturday.

  • WP_20170225_011 (web450) 2nd March 2017

    Living Laudato Si’ in Hallam Diocese

    The Catholic Diocese of Hallam and the Anglican Diocese of Sheffield came together to host an ecumenical Study Day on Pope Francis’ encyclical on 25th February. A packed room at Sheffield’s Quaker Meeting House came away enthused

  • LENT image 28th February 2017

    Justice & Peace Resources for Lent

    Columban missionaries in Australia and the Columban Centre for Advocacy and Outreach in Washington, USA, have both produced resources for you to use during this Lenten season.

  • JPIC Conference17 10th February 2017

    A Sabbath for the Earth and the Poor: The Challenge of Pope Francis

    The National Justice & Peace Network of England & Wales annual conference will be held 21-23 July and is entitled: ‘A Sabbath for the Earth and the Poor: The challenge of Pope Francis.’

  • VOC SPRING 2017header 10th February 2017

    Vocation for Justice, Spring 2017 issue

    The Spring 2017 issue of Vocation for Justice, the Columban newsletter focusing on Justice, Peace and Ecology, asks ‘What does creation-care look like in the Age of Trump?’

  • FaithsUNClimate 10th November 2016

    Columbans join Inter-Faith Statement to Morocco Climate talks

    The Columban missionaries have signed an inter-faith statement which will be presented to the COP22 climate talks, currently underway in Morocco. Superior General, Kevin O’Neill endorsed on behalf of the Society.

  • HebertLeaflet 10th November 2016

    Remembering trade unionist Hebert (Ever) Marin

    Aodh O’Halpin SSC and Sr Margaret Healy recently attended a commemoration service at Unite the Union in Holborn, London to remember Hebert (Ever) Marin. Ever was assassinated in Cali, Columbia in 1986.