News stories relating to Cultural Exchange with China
13th February 2013
Eamonn O’Brien, the Columban Director of Cultural Exchange with China, participated in the Lunar New Year of the Chinese community at the Church of Our Lady of the Assumption, Bethnal Green, London on Sunday 10 February. Fr Joseph Liang, the Chinese chaplain in Westminster Diocese who is from mainland China, presided at the mass.
26th July 2012
Scotland’s Cardinal Keith O’Brien celebrated Columban work in China during his homily last weekend at the National Justice and Peace Conference on China. He said:
23rd July 2012
“There is only one Church in China” a Chinese Catholic bishop once told Cardinal Keith O’Brien, Archbishop of St Andrews and Edinburgh, “and we are all members of that church”.
9th December 2011
The fourth Forum for Young Chinese Scholars was held 5-8 December 2011 in Beijing with 65 participants – 15 more than the 2010 Forum. 78 scholars applied. The China Formation Committee of the Missionary Society of St Columban was very happy to be associated with this forum and Eamonn O’Brien SSC was present.
5th October 2011
“At the present, many religious communities and seminaries are all need of qualified formators, in response to these needs; I think you should continue this program in order to provide opportunities to more participants to receive such kind of training.”
7th September 2011
China Dreams? Are you dreaming of working in China? This could be your opportunity.
18th August 2011
THE REAL HEROES.
Fr Eamonn O’Brien, Director of Cultural Exchange with China, writes about the labourers underpinning China’s growth and development.
5th August 2011
Columbans support Formation in China
The China Formation Committee of the Society of St. Columban has participated in a month-long course providing Spiritual Direction training in China. Working alongside UK-based Loyola Hall and the Archdiocese of Beijing, the course was held 3-29 July 2011 at the Diocesan Seminary in Beijing. Columban Eamonn O’Brien, Director of Cultural Exchange with China, was the Course Director and Jesuit Paul Nicholson the Course Tutor.
27th June 2011
Cultural Exchange with China (CEC) is celebrating its 10th anniversary this year, and around 40 people attended this year’s AGM on 14 May at Vaughan House, Westminster.