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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The Assumption of Mary

In short, the salvific effect of the resurrection and ascension of Christ comes home to the life of faith through the assumption of Mary. Not to recognise this would leave the theology of the ascension of Christ without its…

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ACRATH Advocating in Federal Parliament

A fourteen-member ACRATH advocacy team including Columban Peace, Ecology & Justice Coordinator for Australia Fr Peter O'Neill SSC will be walking the halls of Federal Parliament between 13-16th August.

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Reflection - Needed:…

If I had a wish-list for the church today, it would include a request…  


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At the end of the day

Lord, I bring to you all that has happened this day, all the events…  

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Art Guide - August 2018

The Assumption of the Virgin and the Saints Julian and Miniato (1449-50,…

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