Features

  Columban Response to Covid-19 in Chile

Sep 02, 2020
Low-income families, living in overcrowded conditions, find social distancing practically impossible. They do not have the luxury to be able to work from home either. Many feel they have to choose between either catching the virus or having no food or accommodation for their families.
Read more

  People I accompany

Jul 09, 2020
Columban Lay Missionary Joan Yap shares the challenges of working as a shelter supervisor at the Columban Hope Workers’ Center in Taiwan where most of the residents are victims of labour trafficking.
Read more

  Serving migrants in South Korea

Jun 29, 2020
In the beginning, before Covid19, I was visiting people that came from Vietnam and helping the pregnant Vietnamese women to get medical attention along with a Korean nun. It was a special moment when these two beautiful and angelic-looking babies were born.
Read more

  Why Christianity Survives in China?

Jun 01, 2020
In his article, Fr Hugh MacMahon of AITECE Ireland ponders the fraught relationship between Communist China and Christianity.
Read more

  Reflections and resources on 'Querida Amazonia.'

Feb 20, 2020
A list of reflections, links and resource guides associated with the post-synodal apostolic exhortation - Querida Amazonia
Read more

  Two new women lay missionaries for the Columbans

Feb 17, 2020
Latai Muller and Mereani Nailevu have made their commitment to God and to the Columbans that they will serve the Church as Columban Lay Missionaries.
Read more

  Columbans Celebrate Mass at El Paraiso in Peru

Feb 12, 2020
More than 4,000 years after residents of the El Paraiso settlement of Peru worshipped at their temple, Columban Missionaries celebrated Christmas Mass near the historic temple.
Read more

  A New Year like no other in Wuhan

Feb 03, 2020
A Catholic - who lives in Wuhan and must remain anonymous - gives a first-hand account of the situation in the city at the centre of the coronavirus infection.
Read more

  Generosity of Columban benefactors is having an impact on the lives of the disabled in Peru

Jan 17, 2020
Columban missionary Fr John Boles SSC draws on the Gospel account of a miracle in Luke 5.23 to show how the generosity of Columban benefactors is having an impact on the lives of the disabled in Peru.
Read more

  Suffering in Chile

Nov 11, 2019
Their cry is for peace, their cry is for justice, their cry is for fairness, and yet some of their actions are causing others to suffer. How is justice justified in this situation? How can we help them find peace?
Read more

  Mourning an inadvertent missionary

Oct 30, 2019
One of the last living links with the first Columban mission in the diocese of Hanyang in China left this world on October 19 with the death of Father Joseph Yu Kehang in Melbourne, Australia.
Read more

  Columbans update on the destruction of Chile

Oct 22, 2019
At the same time legitimate peaceful protesters in many areas, including in our parish... They are calling for a just cause - a more equal and just society, better opportunities, healthcare and education in poor areas.
Read more

  Columbans report on destruction of Chile

Oct 21, 2019
This morning we received the following news and images. Lots of gunshots nearby and tear gas fired. Helicopters flying overhead all day sometimes firing tear gas which is burning my eyes right now as I sit at home.
Read more

  World Mission Sunday 2019 - October 20

Oct 18, 2019
Pope Francis says, "This missionary mandate touches us personally: I am a mission, always; you are a mission, always; every baptized man and woman is a mission." "Each of us is a mission to the world, for each of us is the fruit of God's love."
Read more

  Bishops pay tribute to Tim Fischer

Aug 26, 2019
“Tim was a man of many interests and with many talents, but those of us who have known him will remember most his warmth, his humanity and his strong conviction to pursue what is right,” he said.
Read more

  Creating Bridges

Jun 20, 2019
“Missionaries have the ability, because of our experience, to bring people together to create bridges and to try to alleviate fear of the other and the unknown. To be able to celebrate the diversity that is in the world among people from different nationalities, cultures, and the different religions…
Read more

  What’s in a tattoo?

Jan 21, 2019
The driver went on to say that he had always had a bad impression of girls sporting tattoos. In his opinion, women with tattoos were loose and not supposed to serve the Lord. “Yet here you are, a nice lady with a tattoo serving the Lord.”
Read more

  Columban Missionaries on the opening of COP 24 Poland

Dec 04, 2018
Columbans worldwide see intimately the devastating impacts of climate change on people and the earth and commit to the protection of biodiversity as integral to our missionary vocation of caring for all of God’s creation.
Read more

  Pilgrimage to China: Celebrating 100 years of Mission

Nov 21, 2018
Ray Lowe reflects about the recent trip to China with a party of 27 pilgrims (including guides and tour leaders). The trip was organised by the Columbans as part of the centenary celebrations.
Read more

  A tale of three missionaries

Nov 07, 2018
They were different people and times but all went to the Philippines and faced the same challenges, issues and obstacles
Read more

Columban Christmas Appeal 2020

Support the Christmas Appeal and participate in Columban mission that helps those without even the most basic amenities to survive.


Order Now: Columban Catholic Art Calendar 2021

2021 Columban Catholic Art Calendar

Code : 118

In Stock | CALENDAR

$9.00  

1 Calendar $9.00 Special Offer: Buy more than one Calendar and pay $7.00 for each additional. Price exc P&H

See all products