2018

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  A woman of great faith

Aug 03, 2018
The big must each week was family Mass on Sundays and when the violent winds and lashing rains came during the typhoon season, we were all to pray for the safety of our fragile little hut.
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  Dumping of nuclear waste in remote communities in Australia

Aug 03, 2018
Catholic Religious Australia (CRA) has released a media statement about the situation of the dumping of nuclear waste in remote communities in Australia.
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  Columban Calendar Art Guide August 2018

Aug 02, 2018
The Assumption of the Virgin and the Saints Julian and Miniato (1449-50, reproduction reverses original direction) by Andrea del Castagno ca.1421-1457)
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  Kiwi columbans celebrate the centenary

Jul 30, 2018
St Columbans Mission Society in New Zealand celebrated the Centenary Mass on the 27 July 2018
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  Australian nun wins another reprieve in Philippines

Jul 26, 2018
Deportation on hold after authorities agree to consider Sister Patricia Fox's appeal
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  Australia’s aid program in terms of strategic and development goals

Jul 24, 2018
Inquiry into the strategic effectiveness and outcomes of Australia’s aid program in the Indo-Pacific and its role in supporting Australia’s regional interests.
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  A refreshing and inspiring Pope - Intro to the new book 'Pope Francis' Inspiring Vision 2'

Jul 23, 2018
Pope Francis invites us to live with uncertainty, without clear answers. He is not afraid of open discussion. This book contains ten reflections on what might be involved.
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  History preserved - Restoration of the only complete copy of the 1923 calendar that survived

Jul 20, 2018
This comprehensive process of cleaning, washing, repairing and infilling will help to ensure that St Columbans Mission Society can preserve their history and enjoy this calendar into the future.
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  Columbans celebrate 100 years of 'deep & earthy spirituality'

Jul 17, 2018
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

Jul 11, 2018
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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  National appeal supports ministry to seafarers

Jul 08, 2018
On July 8, the Catholic Church will celebrate the work of those men and women who work on the seas and those who minister to seafarers.
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  Mission today and tomorrow 100 years of the Columbans

Jul 02, 2018
As part of the celebration of its centenary, the Columban Mission held a lecture program on June 20 at the Cardinal Knox Lecture Theatre in Melbourne.
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  Celebrating 100 years of mission in style

Jun 26, 2018
In a packed St Patrick’s Cathedral on Sunday morning, the Columbans concelebrated a celebratory centenary Mass of Thanksgiving with His Grace, the Archbishop of Melbourne, Denis Hart followed by refreshments in Cathedral Hall in nearby Fitzroy.
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  #WithRefugees - Refugee Week 2018

Jun 18, 2018
In 2018, Refugee Week will be held from 17 June to 23 June. The theme for Refugee Week 2018 is #WithRefugees.
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  Listen to ACBC President, Archbishop Mark Coleridge

Jun 14, 2018
In preparation for his upcoming trip to Rome, Archbishop Mark has recorded a short video about the work the Church has undertaken in relation to the Royal Commission.
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  Columban Calendar Art Guide June 2018

Jun 05, 2018
Christ Appears to Apostles Behind Closed Doors (1308-1311) by Duccio di Buoninsegna (ca.1255-pre1319)
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  Centenary celebrated at the Pontifical Irish College in Rome

Jun 01, 2018
On May 18, the 100th anniversary of the foundation of the Missionary Society of St Columban was celebrated at the Pontifical Irish College in Rome.
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  Deadline extended for Australian nun to leave the Philippines

May 30, 2018
An Australian nun who has been ordered to leave the Philippines got a reprieve after the country's Justice Department allowed her to extend her stay.
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  Come, Join us for mission - a Centenary Reflection

May 25, 2018
Vicar General Columban Fr Arturo Aguilar SSC shares his joy of participating in Centenary celebrations in many parts of the world and invites everyone to join us in mission
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  Sr Patricia loses appeal to stay in Philippines

May 25, 2018
Australian missionary Sr Patricia Fox will exhaust all legal options in an effort to stay in the Philippines after the Bureau of Immigration denied her appeal to stay.
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