Reconciliation towards meaningful change

May 27, 2023
For years, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities have joined with other Australians in steps towards meaningful change and a better life. Reconciliation is more than a week-long event.
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  The Columban Way pilgrimage, 24-27th May

May 23, 2023
Columban Missionaries in Britain are following in the footsteps of St Columban and invite friends around the world to join as virtual pilgrims.
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  Columban missionaries give back to nature

May 22, 2023
International Day for Biological Diversity (22nd May) brings to the fore the vulnerability of Earth's variety of life. Columban missionaries are taking part in restorative action.
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  Healthcare mission promoting interfaith ties in Pakistan

May 19, 2023
“This would continue to break down any barriers and discrimination on religious grounds since it would show firsthand how we are living out the healing ministry of Jesus in our work in the healthcare system.”
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  Standing in solidarity in Oceania

May 16, 2023
The Church in Australia celebrates Laudato Si Week (16th-24th May) as a sign of hope for the Earth and humanity.
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  Healthy Ageing

May 09, 2023
“Fr Chris often tells me about his love for ocean swimming in magical parts of the world.”
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  Feast of Saint Joseph the Worker

May 01, 2023
The Church celebrates two feast days in honour of Saint Joseph. March 19th recognizes Saint Joseph as the Husband of Mary, and May 1st is known as the Feast of Saint Joseph the Worker.
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  Philippines bestows special status on centuries-old church

Apr 26, 2023
The 435-year-old Baroque-style Malate Church has been recognized by the National Museum for its historic and cultural role
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  Dicastery for Interreligious Dialogue - Message for the month of Ramadan and ‘Id Al-Fitr 1444 H. / 2023 A.D.

Apr 05, 2023
Christians and Muslims: Promoters of Love and Friendship - Vatican City
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  Bishop Job Koo Yobi thanks Columbans for their dedicated service in Korea

Mar 30, 2023
In his homily, Bishop Yobi, who has responsibility for religious and missionaries in Seoul Archdiocese, said the Society had helped “reveal God’s wondrous work”.
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  Learning a New Language

Mar 29, 2023
Finally, this childlike experience allows me to understand why Jesus emphasizes reminding his disciples to become like children.
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  Pause for Earth

Mar 25, 2023
Switching off power and devices during Earth Hour (8.30 pm – 9.30 pm local time) on the 25th March, whether it’s 60 seconds or 60 minutes, is a way to draw attention to the need to take time out for nature.
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  Promoting respect, inclusion and self-determination

Mar 22, 2023
Harmony Week is celebrated in Australia from 20th-26th March and coincides with the United Nations International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination on the 21st March. Here in Australia in 2023, the referendum on the First Nations Voice to Parliament is one of the biggest issues for the…
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  The difference between equality and equity

Mar 08, 2023
International Women’s Day acknowledges the work done for women’s inclusion. Understanding the difference between equality and equity invites a deeper commitment to understanding more about the experience of another.
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  My hope to meet her again

Mar 07, 2023
Fr Frank Hoare tells us about a bright girl in Ba that he hopes to meet again in the future.
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  Celebrating the gift of wildlife

Mar 03, 2023
World Wildlife Day takes place on 3rd March. It is an annual celebration of the world’s animals and plants.
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  Conveying our deep gratitude

Mar 01, 2023
A Tribute to the Columban Fathers and Lay Missionary’s who served the people of Ba
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  Columbans endorse the letter from Australia’s Faith Leaders

Feb 26, 2023
St Columban’s Mission Society endorses the letter from Australia’s Faith Leaders to federal parliamentarians calling on politicians to cooperate across political divides in support of the upcoming Voice referendum.
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  Stations of the Cross for the Care of Creation

Feb 26, 2023
The aim of the day’s work was to create a Stations of the Cross for the Care of Creation, combining the traditional devotion which commemorates Jesus’ last day on earth and the suffering he endured, with the reality of the environmental crisis today
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  World Religion Day in Hong Kong

Feb 23, 2023
The Spiritual Assembly of the Baha’is of Hong Kong and the Hong Kong Network on Religion and Peace invite you to join World Religion Day 2023.
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2023 Columban Mid-Year Appeal

Support the Columban Mid-Year Appeal so that we can maintain our migrant apostolates, our parishes, and other forms of ministry across the many countries we work in. It is always a delight to help people in real need.