The Far East Magazine

The Far East - July 2020

The Far East Magazine is published 10 times a year by St Columbans Mission Society. It features articles and photographs by Columban Missionaries from those countries where the missionaries work. The magazine was originally launched to promote mission interest in Catholic homes in Australia and New Zealand. The Far East Magazine is a major fundraiser for Columban Missionaries and was first published in Australia on 15th October, 1920.

Contents

From the Editor

I hope that you enjoy this issue of The Far East magazine that pays tribute to our friend and colleague, Fr Noel Connolly. His leadership, wisdom…
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Vale Fr Noel Connolly

Columban Fr Jim Mulroney captures the essence of Noel Connolly in a beautifully written obituary with a moving tribute to a man of passion, talent…
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Columbans call for justice

Columbans in the USA have released a statement calling for an end to racism and violence after the tragic death of George Floyd.
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Reflection - A different kind of bucket list

Well-known Oblate priest, Fr Ron Rolheiser reflects on a different kind of bucket list after being diagnosed with cancer. He says that the prognosis…
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Firm foundations for a missionary life

In Korea, a Mission Education Programme was developed in response to feedback from missionaries returning home from their first overseas assignments.…
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Who could have imagined this?

Stranded in Australia, Columban Fr Dan Harding writes about his parish in Chile and its response to the needs of people during COVID-19. Among…
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Insights into 50 years of priesthood - Columban Fr Warren Kinne

Columban Fr Warren Kinne reflects on 50 years of missionary experiences.
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Insights into 50 years of priesthood - Fr Trevor Trotter and Fr Robert McCulloch

Fr Trevor Trotter and Fr Robert McCulloch reflect on 50 years of missionary experiences.
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Mission World - July 2020

Living on the edge: China's hidden poor
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From the Director - Missionary disciples

Whenever we get out of our chairs to help someone else, we are being missionary disciples of Jesus and we are involved in a bigger project than…
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Missionaries in New Jerusalem

Once stationed in Peru and now in Chile, Columban Fr George Hogarty shares the story of Coco and Rosa's long association with the Columbans in…
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A home away from home

Recently, Columban Fr Peter O'Neill met with Timorese workers at Our Lady Help of Christians Parish in East Warrnambool. He was very pleased…
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Returning to pastoral ministry

Having a passion for her work with the deaf community, Columban Lay Missionary Lanieta Tamatawale expresses her joy in being able to return to…
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Your Columban Legacy

Leave a gift to Columban Missionaries in your Will.
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Audio Playlist - The Far East - July 2020

Listen to all the articles in this edition of the Far East.
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