My first experience in Manila the Philippines

Dec 27, 2022
Scripture is one of my favourite study topics because I am curious about the Bible and how it relates to my life today.
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  Graduation Day at St Pius X Parish Kindergarten

Dec 20, 2022
This little kindergarten was started as a play group for young children back in the year 2000 by two Columban lay missionaries from the Philippines. It is nothing short of a miracle how it has kept going over the years.
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  Columban missionaries at COP 15

Dec 16, 2022
Columban missionaries have been part of the long lead up to the United Nations Convention on Biological Diversity meeting of COP 15 taking place in Montreal, Canada.
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  Mentone branch supporting St Columbans Mission Society

Dec 14, 2022
This article was prepared by Bob Razga about Columban Fr Robert McCulloch's visit to Mentone in August this year. The article appears in the December 2022 issue of the Crusader, the official journal of the Knights of the Southern Cross in Victoria.
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  Media Release - Columbans well progressed in its implementation of the National Catholic Safeguarding Standards

Dec 05, 2022
A safeguarding audit report of the St Columbans Mission Society published by Australian Catholic Safeguarding Ltd (ACSL) has found the Order is well progressed in its implementation of the National Catholic Safeguarding Standards.
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  2022 Luceat Laureate Award: Fr John Evans

Dec 02, 2022
Columban Fr Jack Evans was named the Luceat Laureate for 2022. The award recognised his 28 years of exemplary service as Chaplain to St Patrick's College.
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  Parish Laudato Si’ invitation

Nov 29, 2022
Pope Francis’ teaching affirms that care for our common home is part of the mission of the whole Church. Parishioners are taking the initiative to dialogue, pray and grow in faithful response to the signs of our times.
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  Elimination of Violence Against Women Day

Nov 25, 2022
The United Nations International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, 25th November launches sixteen days of activism.
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  Subanen Crafters Christmas gift to students

Nov 23, 2022
Students and teachers who participated in the Columban Season of Creation school competition for 2022 recently took part in a wonderful zoom session to learn about the inspirational work of Columban missionaries and the Indigenous Subanen Crafters of Mindanao, the Philippines who have a special Christmas…
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  Transformed, sealed by the holy spirit and ready to be sent

Nov 21, 2022
The title are the words of Ana Vusama and Fr Pat Colgan during our Feast Day Mass of Christ the King on Sunday 20th November 2022.
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  Columban missionaries message on climate and biodiversity

Nov 18, 2022
Columban missionaries are lifting up voices from their lived experience in places where the impact of climate change and biodiversity loss is being felt in devastating ways.
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  World Day of the Poor 2022

Nov 13, 2022
Pope Francis says World Day of the Poor is “as a healthy challenge, helping us to reflect on our style of life and on the many forms of poverty all around us.”
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  The environmental impacts of war

Nov 08, 2022
The International Day for Preventing the Exploitation of the Environment in War and Armed Conflict is marked on 6th November 2022.
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  National Recycling Week

Nov 06, 2022
National Recycling Week 2022 runs from the 7th – 13th November.
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  Climate Change Conference COP 27

Nov 06, 2022
The United Nations Climate Change Conference, COP 27 in Sharm El-Sheikh Egypt 6th-18th November 2022 is a critical moment for humanity.
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  Nostra Aetate Day, October 28th

Oct 28, 2022
Nostra Aetate (In Our Times) Day celebrates the Second Vatican Council’s Declaration on the Relation of the Church to Non-Christian Religions. Today we celebrate the work of inter-religious dialogue as an integral part of the Church’s evangelizing mission.
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  The Holy Rosary Church in Sinlum

Oct 25, 2022
The renovation of the church in these dark times is a great sign of hope to the people.
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  World Mission Sunday, 23 October, 2022

Oct 23, 2022
The three foundations of the life and mission of every disciple, says Pope Francis are: “You shall be my witnesses”, “to the ends of the earth” and “you shall receive the power of the Holy Spirit”.
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  Missionary priest in Pakistan spreads the Word of Christ in places of hardship

Oct 22, 2022
Pope Francis in his message for World Mission Day on October 23rd called on the faithful to take up the courage of early Christians.
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  Anti-Poverty Week

Oct 19, 2022
Anti-Poverty Week helps raise awareness about issues that are key to Catholic Social Teaching and the mission of the Church.
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