Educational Resources

Explore our online Columban educational resources for schools, parishes, religious and community groups.

Preparing religious educational resources is part of our ongoing work in raising mission awareness. We see this work as an important part of our service to the mission of the Catholic Church in Australia.

We are grateful for your Donation to help towards continuing this service.

Lenten Resources

 Lenten Resource 2022 - Lenten Odyssey [2022]
Lenten Resource - Laudato Si' Stations of the Cross Lenten Resource - Laudato Si' Stations of the Cross
lent 2021 st joseph Online resource for Lent - St Joseph the Worker and Family Man [2021]

Grace of Earth - Lenten Resource (Year A) 2020
A lenten resource to reflect on the Gospel to remind us of God’s gift of creation and Earth as the mother of life. 

Season of Creation Resources

A Catholic Season of Creation - Sundays of September

Year A  |  Year B  |  Year C [2022]

An online Catholic liturgical resource for Celebrating a Catholic Season of Creation during September.

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7 Days of Creation Reflection-Retreat

7 Days of Creation Scriptural Prayers and Reflection

Year A | Year B | Year C

This resource offers a prayerful way for believers preparing to celebrate 1st September as World Day of Prayer for Creation.

 

Season of Creation - 2020
So as people of the ocean, may we respond to this call with urgency and panic.

Gospel of Life
A series of 10 discussion and action sheets on Biblical themes of justice. For secondary school or adult use.
Living the Gospel
A brief introduction to some of the issues which concern Columbans around the world.

Making Mission Month Count
Mission Month is a time to raise awareness of the role of mission in our lives, in our schools and in our parishes. Here are some suggestions that may assist you during Mission Month.

Mission Month Resource 2 - Mission Alive
14 page web based resource, Mission Alive, to assist your students in understanding the missionary dimension of the Church - both locally and globally.
Stations of the Forests

Stations of the Forests (Australian version)
This prayerful Catholic resource laments the stages in the death of part of God’s Creation. It incorporates issues related to rainforest destruction, extractive industries, loss of biodiversity and climate change.

Click here for other useful articles and resources from the Columban Peace, Ecology and Justice (PEJ) office.

The Golden Rule
Treat others as you would like them to treat you - also known as the Ethic of Reciprocity, has been valued by human societies for thousands of years and is found worldwide throughout cultures, religions, secular philosophies and indigenous traditions.
Ten things everyone needs to know about Islam booklet
An excellent introduction to Islam for schools, education, homes and offices. This 36-page booklet is written by John L. Esposito.
columban-tfe-march-2018 The Far East - Magazine
The Far East magazine is published by St Columbans Mission Society. It features articles and photographs by Columban missionaries from those countries where the missionaries work. Here you will find PDF copies of the magazine for educational use.
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Columban Mission in Pakistan
Read our collection of Columban Mission in Pakistan Booklets, an initiative of Columban Fr Robert McCulloch who regularly visits Australia to assist with Columban mission awareness raising. 

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Free Resource - Four Mission Visions
Each believer and church community is a Missionary for Jesus. St Columban wrote, Let us be of Christ, not of ourselves. This four-part resource helps us celebrate October as Mission Month.

columban books and booklets Columban Books & Booklets
Purchase a collection of Books & Booklets published by St Columban Mission Society.
Prayer Books Prayer Books
Purchase a collection of Prayer Books published by St Columban Mission Society.
Jigsaw Puzzles Jigsaw Puzzles
Solve online jigsaw puzzle featuring the images from the iconic Columban Catholic Art Calendar.

2022 Columban Mid-Year Appeal

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