Who are the Columbans?

Columbans are a missionary society of priests who work in cooperation with lay people and Columban Sisters in 16 countries from a standpoint of solidarity with the poor and integrity of creation. Formally founded in 1918, St Columbans Mission Society takes its name from St Columban, Ireland's sixth century missionary to Europe. Read more about us


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Columbans celebrate 100 years of 'deep & earthy spirituality'

A “deep and earthy spirituality” of inclusiveness and hospitality marks the Missionary Society of St Columban, said Bishop Terry Brady at a Mass to celebrate the centenary of the Columbans.

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Dancing the Centennial Fiji Style

The song thanks God for the story of the Columbans from the rime of Bishop Galvin’s first going to China and then Fr. Blowick joining him and moves right up to our mission here in Fiji starting in 1952 and beyond.

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Reflection - Strange…

To be a Christian is to live dangerously, honestly, freely to step…  


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When the day’s a struggle

Some days at work can be a real struggle and make me wonder what I’m…  

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Art Guide - July 2018

The Dream of Elijah (oil on canvas, 1650-55) by Champaigne, Philippe de…

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