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    Sedos Seminar on Youth and Mission

    Three lay people from the Columban missionaries participate in the SEDOS Residential Seminar ‘Youth and Mission’.

  • Cover May (450) 2nd May 2018

    May/June Far East Out Now

    In the May/ June edition of the Far East, we are introduced to James Trewby, who discusses his JPIC work for the Columbans, Fr Dan O’Connor writes a tribute to Asma Jahangir, a brave human rights campaigner in Pakistan and you can read the winning article form the Columban school journalism

  • Pentecost image (web450) 1st May 2018

    Pentecost Appeal 2018

    Fr. Peter Hughes reflects on our journey from Easter joy to becoming ‘Church’ at Pentecost, taking inspiration from the recent Invitation to Mission programme visit to Peru.

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    Irish Columban shot and wounded in Peru

    On Saturday, 28 April 2018, Fr Gerard (Gerry) Desmond was attacked by three armed men as he arrived at his residence in the Parish of Christ the Liberator, in the slum district of San Juan de Lurigancho, outside Lima in Peru.

  • casa-del-nino-logo 30th April 2018

    An Integral Approach to Mission

    At Easter, a group from Britain visited St. Bernadette’s Children’s Centres in Lima, Peru. Here, Fr. Tony Coney (pictured below), who began the project, believes we are called to nurture and value the goodness in every child.

  • fr_pj_mcgincheya (web450) 29th April 2018

    Tributes paid to Fr PJ McGlinchey

    Tributes have been paid to Irish Columban missionary Fr PJ McGlinchey who was laid to rest on Friday 27 April 2018 on the island of Jeju in South Korea. He was 89.

  • 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

  • pius Ginting 18th April 2018

    Columbans Support London Mining Network AGM

    Columban JPIC was amongst those attending the lively AGM of the London Mining Network on 16 April in North London and supporting its work. The Passionists and the Columbans back campaigning for justice in the mining industry.

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    Invitation to Mission, Peru 2018

    The invitation to mission group who went to Peru returned home last Tuesday and this is the last blog they share on this site. Helen, from Nuneaton tells us what the group did on their last day in Lima.

  • 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.