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  • Peacebus4 11th April 2017

    Joining the Peace Bus in South Korea

    On 8 April, Columbans joined a peacebus trip to Seongju in South Korea, the location of the THAAD (Terminal High Altitude Defence). Columban JPIC – including ordained, Columban lay missionaries and British coworker James Trewby

  • 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.

  • Dalquez 5th April 2017

    Vigil to save life of Jennifer Dalquez from death row

    Columban Aodh O’Halpin and Sr Margaret Healy are supporting a vigil next week, organised by Justice 4 Domestic Workers, to save an overseas Filipina worker facing execution in United Arab Emirates.

  • Reuters pic (web450) 23rd March 2017

    Columban response to ‘Devastating’ Floods in Peru

    In the wake of unprecedented flooding in Peru, caused by exceptionally warm water in the Pacific Ocean fueling torrential rain along South America’s west coast, Columban missionaries working in the country report on their devastating impact.

  • 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.

  • Flame2017CardinalBoatpodium (web450) 16th March 2017

    An Interview with Cardinal Bo of Myanmar

    Ellen Teague interviews Cardinal Bo about the influence of missionaries in Myanmar.

  • 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.

  • IMG_9323 (web450) 8th March 2017

    Parish Welcomes Centenary Altar Cloth

    On Sunday 5th March, the people of Blessed Robert Grissold parish in Balsall Common, Solihull, gave their usual warm welcome to the Columbans, who attended Mass and invited them to add their names to the Centenary Pilgrim Altar Cloth.

  • Columban-29 (web450) 6th March 2017

    A Call to Communion for Columban Centenary

    Lay missionary Nathalie Marytsch explains how the Centenary Pilgrim Altar Cloth gives expression to the Columban story of mission beginning in China in 1918.