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Thursday 15th June 2017 — Now recruiting: Faith in Action Volunteer 2017

Posted by James Trewby at 9:00 AM

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The Columbans are seeking to appoint a new ‘Faith in Action Volunteer’ to begin September 2017. This will be a year of personal development and growth based in Birmingham, putting faith into action through projects connected to refugees/asylum, inter religious dialogue, and justice and peace education.

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Thursday 22nd June 2017 — Youth SVP visit Fatima House in Birmingham

Posted by NathalieMarytsch at 12:10 PM

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Fatima House is an accommodation project for destitute women in Birmingham, co-founded and run by the Columbans. In May, house manager Mauricio Silva and Columban Lay Missionary Nathalie Marytsch welcomed a group of young students. (more…)


Tuesday 20th June 2017 — Columban speaker to highlight Amazon destruction at July’s National J&P Conference

Posted by Fr Denis Carter at 10:50 AM

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The National Justice & Peace Network of England & Wales (NJPN) annual conference will be held 21-23 July. Inspired by Laudato Si’ it is entitled: ‘A Sabbath for the Earth and the Poor: (more…)


Wednesday 14th June 2017 — Joti Educational and Cultural Centre

Posted by Stephen Awre at 3:05 PM

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Fr Tomas King writes from Pakistan about his new appointment as director of the Joti Educational and Cultural Centre and the opportunities this provides.  (more…)


Wednesday 7th June 2017 — Columbans oppose U.S. withdrawal from Paris Climate Agreement

Posted by Kevin O'Neill at 5:02 PM

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The Missionary Society of St. Columban, a Catholic missionary organization serving in fifteen countries around the world, says: “Columbans serve communities across the globe who daily face the devastating impacts of a dramatically changing climate. (more…)


Monday 5th June 2017 — Invitation to Mission Programme 2017

Posted by NathalieMarytsch at 11:50 AM

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Helen Dufficy from the Columban Mission office is joining the invitation to Mission Programme to Chile this summer. Here she shares some thoughts and reflections after our first preparatory meeting in March. (more…)


Saturday 3rd June 2017 — Invitation to Mission Programme 2017

Posted by NathalieMarytsch at 11:43 AM

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Columban Missionaries in Britain are once again running an exposure programme to countries where Columbans work. This year we are running two parallel experiences; one group to Chile and the other to Pakistan. Henrietta Cullinan shares her thoughts and reflections after our first preparation meeting.

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Friday 2nd June 2017 — Response to Trump withdrawal from Paris Agreement

Posted by Julia Corcoran at 9:27 AM

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As the Columban Justice & Peace Advocacy Worker, specialising in Climate Change and Migration, I often joke to friends that I am the ‘Anti Trump’. We know Donald Trump’s views on migration (it involves building walls) and now we are in no doubt of his views on Climate Change. (more…)


Thursday 1st June 2017 — Update on violent outbreak in the Philippines

Posted by Stephen Awre at 3:32 PM

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Columban Fr. Vincent Busch writes from southern Mindanao on the continuing violence between the government and Maute terrorists and shares his fears for the Church and Subanen people he knows who are being held as hostages. (more…)


Friday 26th May 2017 — Educators’ weekend on the Arts, Faith and Activism

Posted by James Trewby at 3:08 PM

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A continuous professional development opportunity for educators is being offered in late June, to be held at the house of the Columban missionaries in Solihull, West Midlands. (more…)

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