Fr Gary Walker SSC

Fr Gary Walker SSC

Fr Gary Walker SSC

Fr Gary Walker was elected Regional Director of St Columbans Mission Society for Australia and New Zealand in 2011. He commenced his initial three year appointment on the 23 November, 2011, the Feast Day of St Columban, and was re-elected for another three year term in 2014. Upon accepting his appointment, Fr Gary said one of the biggest challenges ahead will be "to engage young people in the missionary arm of the Church". Fr Gary also looks forward to working in collaboration with Lay People and other Congregations.

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  From the Director - My last column

Oct 12, 2017
I have been ‘in the office’ at Columban Mission Centre (CMC) for 14 years. It has been a challenge from the first day.
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  From the Director - A father's love

Sep 13, 2017
I clearly remember two incidents where fathers obviously had opposing beliefs on the merit of when and how to give praise.
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  From the Director - The woman with the umbrella

Aug 22, 2017
The ringers may not have entered a church, they might have even been afraid of, or contemptuous of it, but Mary knew that credibility came when ‘Sister’ umpired a cricket match on Friday afternoon in the ‘sizzling’ heat.
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  From the Director - Christian persecution in the world

Jul 12, 2017
I believe that a picture is worth a thousand words; seeing and meeting people struggling in poverty is the best place to begin understanding aspects of Columban Mission.
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  From the Director - Finishing his tour of duty

Jun 16, 2017
I believe that a picture is worth a thousand words; seeing and meeting people struggling in poverty is the best place to begin understanding aspects of Columban Mission.
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  From the Director - Never give up, never give in

May 16, 2017
“I am with you”. In the tough times when we feel the absence of God, we have to remember that Jesus knew hard times himself. We have to hold onto this truth that He knows what we go through and is with us.
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  From the Director - Easter is a success story

Apr 21, 2017
Easter teaches us to have hope, to be resilient, to live fully and most of all to have a pure heart.
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