The Far East Magazine

The Far East - March/April 2023

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.


From the Director - Praying our goodbyes

From the Director - Praying our goodbyes
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Explosions of grace

On Holy Thursday, we had the First Holy Communion group of 21 students, as it was the ideal day to receive the sacrament, remembering that Jesus…
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Meet two of my Missionary friends

They invited me and a Mercy Sister, Millie McNamara, to join them in founding the Association for People with Special Abilities – ASPHAD. It…
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Reflection - The mind of the faithful

It is about how the people of God in many places and conditions know instinctively that these Holy Days and Easter should be celebrated and how…
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Emmaus Centres for the disabled during Covid

Apart from these Centres for daytime clients, Emmaus operates residential services for 60 people in fifteen group homes.
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Warmi Huasi - The reading clubs

The success of our reading club prompted the local state primary and secondary school to ask us to help set up a library and reading club in…
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Mission to “The Shire”

Teresa is of the same mind. A kind-hearted and cheerful young woman, she brims over with enthusiasm as she describes the “joy, excitement I get…
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Low income families - 'Eat Bitterness'

I believe that the seed they scattered in difficult circumstances has borne fruit in our work today for God’s project.
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Meet ‘Grandmother’ Nishi

Her prayer was so simple, so genuine. To say a simple ‘thank you’ as a prayer to Jesus on the Cross was a moment of revelation for me. That simple…
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Fr Frank Hoare - Golden Jubilee

A Columban whose wisdom and foresight I called on many times during my time as Director and later Columban leader in Fiji.
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Holy Saturday

A devout Buddhist ensures her Catholic husband receives a final Christian farewell with the hope of being re-united with him one day.
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Mission World - March/April 2023

Mission World - March/April 2023 - The Bible and World Mission
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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 - March/April 2023

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

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