The Far East Magazine

The Far East - June 2024

The Far East Magazine is published 8 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 Director - Newly ordained Columbans

With the ordination of Fr Nbwi la Aung, the Columban presence in Myanmar begins a new and exciting chapter in responding to God’s mission.
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“Giving means receiving” – a light in Myanmar’s darkness

In a country racked by poverty, civil war and military dictatorship, Columbans like Fr Francis Xavier help small beacons of hope to shine.
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Strengthening Communities - Warmi Hausi Report

As well as increasing their opportunities for a good education, Warmi Hausi works to reduce the violence faced by children in public and private…
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Reflection - The dogwood tree

To see the Resurrection in the dogwood is to experience a kinship with another of God’s precious creations that binds us in love.
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The joy and excitement of Baptism

I hope my heart will continue to stir each time I receive Communion or, at least, that I will sometimes remember the deep inner peace and joy…
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Action-packed week delights sixty children

Touching the lives of children confined in apartment blocks during Winter
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Regina

We attract people to our community when we try to live out the Gospel in words and deeds. May Regina and her family, through the grace and mercy…
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Caring for caregivers

Caregivers work hard to help others, but sometimes we forget they too need help.
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Would you do it again?

Life is a journey in search of God and of our true selves.
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A continuing “sister act”

“I relish and celebrate the many cultural and spiritual traditions that make seafarers who they are.”
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Shining brightly together

Joti Educational and Cultural Centre is the catechetical centre for the Diocese of Hyderabad. Joti (its proper spelling, Jyoti) is the Sanskrit…
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Columban mission in Korea: War & Peace

Some Columbans were evacuated to Busan and then sent on to Japan. Some remained in Japan and never returned to Korea.
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Mission World - June 2024

Mission world - Evangelical perspectives on mission
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Columban Activities - Crossword Puzzle

Columban Activities - Crossword Puzzle
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Gift in Will

Leave a gift to Columban Missionaries in your Will.
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Audio Playlist - The Far East - June 2024

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