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 Centenary in Brisbane

The Columban Fathers’ mission of spreading the Gospel message across the world has been honoured at a Mass to celebrate the order’s centenary.

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A safety net for children

When the women of San Benito voiced their concern over their children’s future saying, “we have to do something about the young children, they are at risk", Columban Fr Edward (Ed) O’Connell and the Warmi Huasi team decided…

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Reflection - Not all…

How is it,” a woman asked at a prayer meeting, “that though I really…  


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Help us to transmit the…

Help us to transmit the faith by the infectiousness of love, expressed…  

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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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