International Day of Indigenous Peoples

Aug 09, 2022
The International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples is celebrated on August 9th each year.
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  World Day Against Trafficking in Persons - July 30, 2022

Jul 30, 2022
When they asked Mr Bani for their wages, he refused and threatened to refer them to the police and have them deported. On occasions, they were only provided with one meal a day.
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  The ladies who limp: Companions on Mission

Jul 27, 2022
In my humble opinion, I see the Virgin in them, not because I see them pray the rosary every Saturday in church, or because I see their devotion to her, but because of their zeal to serve God.
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  Plastic Free July

Jul 25, 2022
Plastic Free July is a global effort towards achieving the vision of a world free of plastic waste pollution.
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  World Day for Grandparents and Elderly

Jul 24, 2022
The 2022 World Day for Grandparents and the Elderly takes place on July 24th. This year’s message is “In old age they will still bear fruit” (Psalm 92:15). Pope Francis says the Psalmists words “are glad tidings, a true gospel” about this stage of life.
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  Sunday in the Rain

Jul 20, 2022
Cancelling Masses and sacramental services in favour of direct aid to flood evacuees – is this the ‘new normal’ for a priest on Sundays in the Pacific.
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Jul 11, 2022
Columban missionaries joined NAIDOC Week (July 3rd-July 10th), a focused time each year in which to recognize and celebrate the history, people, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.
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  Sea Sunday 10th July 2022

Jul 10, 2022
Sea Sunday invites Catholics to remember and pray for seafarers who spend many months away from their homes, to transport essential goods around the world. Stella Maris, the Churches missionary outreach to seafarers says the risen Christ challenged us when He said, “I was a stranger and you welcomed…
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  Take the risk

Jul 08, 2022
Every time I received donations such as rice and vegetables, it was the young people who facilitated repacking and delivery especially to those families who are in dire need in the village.
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  Called by Christ: Sent Forth as Missionary Disciples

Jul 06, 2022
At the beginning of the second full day of the second assembly of the Plenary Council, Rev Dr Patrick McInerney gave one of the inputs quoting from the Vatican II document Ad Gentes, which he described as “revolutionising our understanding of mission”.
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  Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Sunday, July 3

Jul 04, 2022
Enliven the Church with the full participation of First Nations Peoples. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Sunday (July 3rd) is the annual acknowledgement of the gifts, leadership and achievements of Australia’s First Nations Peoples in the Church.
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  The Sea is Sacred

Jun 28, 2022
Columban missionaries are raising awareness at the United Nations Ocean Conference, Lisbon, Portugal, June 27th- July 1st about the challenges posed by deep sea-bed mining.
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  Columban missionaries at UN Oceans Conference

Jun 28, 2022
Columban missionaries are part of a cohort of Catholic leaders from Oceania participating in the United Nations Oceans Conference in Lisbon, Portugal, June 27th – July 1st.
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  Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons

Jun 23, 2022
St Columbans Mission Society endorses the Joint Interfaith Statement Welcoming the First Meeting of the States Parties to the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons.
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  Columban missionaries care for biodiversity

Jun 22, 2022
Columban missionaries participated in a Vatican conference on biodiversity, broadcast from the Australian Catholic University in Rome on May 23rd.
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  National Refugee Week 2022

Jun 19, 2022
National Refugee Week this year runs from Sunday June 19 to Saturday June 25, with World Refugee Day on June 20.
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  Catholic Earthcare Australia celebrates twenty years

Jun 16, 2022
Catholic Earthcare Australia have played a leading role in establishing and developing a plan that inspires school and parish communities to take part in ecological conversion.
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  World Day Against Child Labour

Jun 12, 2022
Pope Francis, in his 2015 World Peace Day Message, reminds us of what Pope Benedict XVI wrote in Caritas in Veritate (n. 66): that every person should “realise that purchasing is always a moral – and not simply an economic – act”. As we mark this year’s World Day Against Child Labour let us make slavery-free…
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  World Oceans Day

Jun 08, 2022
Columban missionaries in local communities and international settings are helping to guide global efforts to sustain and protect oceans for the common good.
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  Shoah Memorial Service: A Christian Perspective

Jun 06, 2022
Columban Fr Patrick McInerney shares with us his keynote address at the gathering for the Shoah Memorial Service - May 31, 2022.
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2022 Columban Mid-Year Appeal

Support the Columban Mid-Year Appeal to assist with our missionary work in many countries across our world where people suffer from war, hunger, and desperate living conditions.

2023 Columban Art Calendar

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The Columban Art Calendar is an iconic Catholic Calendar, well-known for its traditional religious paintings and liturgical information and is a major fundraiser for Columban Missionaries. 2023 marks the 101st edition.

1 Calendar $10.00 Special Offer: Buy more than one Calendar and pay $8.00 for each additional. Price excl P&H

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