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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World Day of Prayer, Reflection and Action Against Human Trafficking

Pope Francis has designated 8th February, the feast of St Josephine Bakhita, as the World Day of Prayer, Reflection and Action Against Human Trafficking. Globally there are 40.3 million victims of modern slavery.

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Fr Shay opposes lowering age of criminal liability in Philippines

The Preda Foundation has written an open letter, co-signed by Fr Cullen and Francis B. Bermido Jr, executive director of the foundation, to the senators informing them of their concerns regarding the vote and urging them…

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Reflection - A case of…

Last year in New Zealand the theme for Social Justice Week was “Enabling…  


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We are called

Lord, You called St Columban to live the monastic life and to preach…  

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From the Director - Christmas…

A Christmas message and thank you from Fr Trevor Trotter SSC, Regional…

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