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  • 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.

  • holy_spirit-scaled 20th May 2018

    Intercession for Pentecost Sunday (B)

    Prayers for Pentecost

  • LeedsConference 17th May 2018

    Columbans thanked during NJPN 40th anniversary celebration

    Columban missionaries and their team for Justice, Peace and the Integrity of Creation (JPIC) were warmly thanked last weekend at CAFOD’s London office where the 40th anniversary celebration of the National Justice and Peace Network of England and Wales (NJPN) was celebrated.

  • Jack with students 17th May 2018

    Report from our Faith in Action Volunteer

    Are you worried that your child has no connection to nature? Afraid that youngsters are spending to much time facing a screen? Well have no fear Columban JPIC Education will shove them right back outside and rub them on some form of tree/bush/pond combination.

  • Sunrise 16 11th May 2018

    Intercession for the 7th Sunday of Easter (B)

    Prayers for 7th Sunday of EASTER

  • IMG-20180503-WA0003 8th May 2018

    Sedos Seminar on Youth and Mission

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

  • Anna lobbying on climate change 2nd May 2018

    Seeking ‘Faith in Action Volunteer’ 2018/19

    The Columbans are seeking to appoint a new ‘Faith in Action Volunteer’ to begin in September 2018.

  • 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

  • gerry desmond 1st May 2018

    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. Kevin O’Neill on 100 years of Columban mission
The Dream and the Journey, A Century of Mission
Manual Duato Special School in Peru

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Far East Magazine

Full Cover May

A Columban Publication that reports on the work of Columban Missionaries, seeking spiritual and material support for our Missions around the world.

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Vocation for Justice Magazine

Voc for Jus Spring2018

Vocation for Justice is produced by the Columban Justice and Peace (JPIC) team in Britain covering a wide range of issues including Environmental Justice, Patenting Life, Migrants, Mining and UK Poverty.

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