Climate Change

  COP27 must confront the global climate crisis

Nov 08, 2022
COP27 will take place in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt in November 2022. Will it confront the current global climate crisis?
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  Columban Biodiversity Podcast Season Two - Episode 12

Oct 07, 2022
St Columbans Mission Society has been marking the Season of Creation (September 1st – October 4th), with the launch of the second season of the Columban Biodiversity podcast, Jubilee for the Earth: Biodiversity and Our Sacred Story. The final episode of Biodiversity podcast Season Two, episode twelve…
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  Columban Biodiversity Podcast Season Two - Episode 11

Sep 30, 2022
St Columbans Mission Society is marking the Season of Creation (September 1st – October 4th), with the launch of the second season of the Columban Biodiversity podcast, Jubilee for the Earth: Biodiversity and Our Sacred Story... 
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  Columban Biodiversity Podcast Season Two - Episode 10

Sep 26, 2022
St Columbans Mission Society is marking the Season of Creation (September 1st – October 4th), with the launch of the second season of the Columban Biodiversity podcast, Jubilee for the Earth: Biodiversity and Our Sacred Story... 
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  Columban Biodiversity Podcast Season Two – Episode 9 - ‘Earth’s Twin Crises: Biodiversity Loss and Climate Change’

Sep 21, 2022
Every day, scientists are learning more and more about how climate change accelerates biodiversity loss, and about how biodiversity loss worsens climate change. Their work has made it clear that we need to solve both crises together.
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  Biodiversity Loss + Indigenous Peoples

Sep 13, 2022
If the global community wants to better care for creation, we have to first listen to the wisdom of Indigenous traditions and centre their experience and expertise in the conversation about solutions.
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  Mammoth monsoon misery in Pakistan

Sep 09, 2022
A tragedy was reported to us by a comrade, Dani Baksh, who lives in a neighbouring town, that 17 men were out fishing one morning recently in the Arabian Sea waters, and a bolt of lightning struck their boat resulting in the death of all on board. Their families and friends are deeply saddened and distressed…
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  Everything is Holy: Biodiversity loss + Spirituality

Sep 06, 2022
Does nature have intrinsic value? Does God love plants, animals, and ecosystems as much as God loves humans? Does the promise of new life extend to all God’s creatures?
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  Pakistan: Eyewitness report on devastating monsoon season

Sep 01, 2022
In the Columban-run parish of Badin, about 100 km SE of Hyderabad, in the Sindh province, the danger from the floods has been substantial. The parish is home to people of the Parkari Kholi and Sindhi Bheel tribal groups and the Punjabi community. Columban Fr Pat Visanti, after doing an initial survey,…
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  Season of Creation school competition

Sep 01, 2022
In this issue of the Peace, Ecology and Justice e-Bulletin we share with you a collection of the pieces of writing and drawings submitted by our secondary and primary school students.
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  From trail of tears to path of healing

Sep 01, 2022
The water became a conduit between the original Cherokee of this place and myself. This sacred water was mediating a kind of reconciliation with no formal record or recognition but simply the inner authority that comes from the divine presence of a God-encounter in the water, the rocks, the mountains,…
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  “Hkrit Maling” - the Forbidden Forests

Sep 01, 2022
Driven only by profit, these companies will exhaust all of Myanmar's natural resources, even encroaching into the country's protected areas. This will not only lead the country down the path of greater poverty but will also increase environmental disasters.
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  World Day of Prayer for the Care of Creation

Aug 31, 2022
Whilst climate change and biodiversity loss adversely affect everyone, peoples who are economically poor and experience systemic marginalization are most impacted. Columban missionaries recognize these injustices in their daily lives and ministries worldwide.
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  Our changing Church: a Columban priest’s journey

Aug 01, 2022
As I listened to Patrick that night in The Great Synagogue, it struck me that his address was a powerful remembering of the Council itself. If, as one conciliar expert described it, Vatican II’s approach to Jewish-Christian relations presented “the most dramatic example of doctrinal turn-about in the…
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  The power of volunteering: Junghae Roberta Kim

Jun 07, 2022
The more I know nature, the more I see myself as interconnected, and it helps me see myself more clearly in the Creator, our God. And I hope I can celebrate God's creation through my small steps in volunteering work, being a connection between human beings and nature.
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  2022 Seasons of Creation Primary School Competition

May 11, 2022
St Columbans Missionary Society invite primary school students to reflect on the theme 'Listen to the Voice of Creation' and submit a drawing, or piece of writing.
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  2022 Seasons of Creation Secondary School Competition

May 11, 2022
St Columbans Missionary Society invite secondary school students to reflect on the theme 'Listen to the Voice of Creation' and submit a short piece of writing.
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  Season of Creation - Listen to the Voice of Creation

May 11, 2022
This year we are invited to 'Listen to the Voice of Creation', so that our lives in words and deeds proclaim the good news for all the Earth! This includes listening to the voices of people who hold wisdom about how to live within the limits of nature and the voices of all God's creation.
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  Hosting the United Nations Convention on Biodiversity in China

May 09, 2022
While there is a growing awareness of ecological issues within the Church in China and in wider society, it still feels that genuine efforts are similar in scale to the people represented in traditional Chinese paintings, small in comparison with what surrounds them, but nonetheless a meaningful part…
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  Minimum wage guarantee for seasonal workers

May 09, 2022
During their training period of 14 hours, the workers were paid $24.36 per hour. They were then put on a piece rate of only $2.50 per box of grapes. Their Offer of Employment stated, “an ‘average competent worker’ can expect to earn $27.29 per hour as a pieceworker under a Piecework Agreement.”
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2022 Columban Christmas Appeal

Support the Columban Christmas Appeal to assist with our missionary work in many countries across our world where people suffer from war, hunger, and desperate living conditions.


2023 Columban Art Calendar

Code : 165

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$10.00  

The Columban Art Calendar is an iconic Catholic Calendar, well-known for its traditional religious paintings and liturgical information and is a major fundraiser for Columban Missionaries. 2023 marks the 101st edition.

Calendar Dimensions: 220mm (W) x 320mm (H)

1 Calendar $10.00 Special Offer: Buy more than one Calendar and pay $8.00 for each additional one. Price excl P&H

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