Poverty

  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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  World Day of the Poor 2022

Nov 08, 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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  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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  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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  The young village schoolteacher

Jul 12, 2022
But he remembers the children in the village who run in the rain without umbrellas or wearing hole-filled shoes. On winter days many of the children will have black lips from the cold because they have no warm clothes or sweaters to wear.
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  Adelaide to Santiago - Sharing mission experiences across the Pacific

Jun 07, 2022
Fr Dan began the webinar, presenting the context of mission in Chile and following Pope Francis, the importance of the Church going out, listening, relating to the broader society, and being a Field Hospital for the broken and poor.
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  All the fish died

Jun 07, 2022
The pandemic and the coup revealed many weaknesses in the country's education system. Many young people are now not work-ready, which means many of them, even those with university degrees, are not readily accepted or employed by organizations and companies because they lack the basic and necessary knowledge,…
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  An interrupted mission

May 11, 2022
Strong education policies, especially institutes to train catechists opened by Australian Fr Bernie Way, and the establishment of a seminary helped the local Church to become strong.
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  Even one meal a day brings comfort

May 11, 2022
The Soup Kitchen is one of the long-standing social service development ministry programmes of Malate parish. With the outbreak of coronavirus and the widened community quarantine orders implemented by the government, we had no choice but to suspend the service. However, when regulations eased a few…
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  Rekindling the Chilean dream

May 11, 2022
Jefferson lived in the transit lounge of the international airport in Santiago for the whole of January this year, wondering if he would be deported.
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  Vocations Sunday

May 08, 2022
Columban missionaries have received the call from God to leave their homelands and enter into different cultural contexts sharing life with the people among whom they live and serve.
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  Feast of St Joseph the Worker – International Workers Day

May 01, 2022
Pope Francis says, “How can we speak of human dignity without working to ensure that everyone is able to earn a decent living?” The Feast of St Joseph the Worker reminds us that work negotiations must be based on respect and their fairness be enforced by governments.
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  Witness for Peace

Mar 15, 2022
As Christians and people of goodwill, we must be actively involved with those who raise their voices in protest on this crucial issue of our times because it is at the heart of what it means to defend life and protect creation, now and for future generations.
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  World Water Day

Mar 15, 2022
Some of the most populated areas of the world where Columban missionaries live and minister have the poorest freshwater supplies. Water poverty includes a lack of access to sufficient water and proper sanitation, time and labour involved for individuals and communities to obtain water, and the risk of…
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  A story of joy and blessing

Mar 09, 2022
She held my hands in hers and while she was caressing them, I felt something like a needle prick inside. It left me speechless, and I could only gaze at her and smile.
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  Demonising the victim no solution to crisis

Jan 14, 2022
Economic migration tells us the movement of people reflects the movement of wealth and investment. Debt strangles development and while it is a major obstacle to progress, the flow of wealth out of developing nations to centres of finance and tax havens is an even greater scandal.
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  A bright light of Karachi

Jan 14, 2022
But the die was cast. Loweza had found her vocation. She devoted her life to journeying with the sick and the poor, facilitating treatment for the tribal people that come to the big city for help and negotiating discounts and free service for poor Christians, Muslims and Hindus alike, as well as pleading…
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  Starting from zero again and again

Jan 11, 2022
The Peruvian people continue to surprise me and open my eyes to see God differently as situations change. The recent influx of Venezuelans fleeing from hunger and chaos into Peru has given me a new perspective. Peru has welcomed them even though there are millions of poor and unemployed Peruvians throughout…
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  Moving forward from COP 26, 2021 in Glasgow

Dec 14, 2021
As Christmas approaches, we prepare to celebrate anew that God is with us - Emmanuel. In the Gospel reading for the fourth week of Advent, we are told in scripture that Mary acted in faith as she set out in haste to the hill country to visit her cousin Elizabeth. Mary believed that what was spoken to…
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  Christmas Message 2021 - Columban Fr Peter O'Neill

Dec 14, 2021
Columban Leader Australia, Fr Peter O'Neill shares his Christmas message to Columban benefactors, family and friends. He prays for all to be blessed with peace and joy this Christmas.
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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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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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