The Far East Magazine

The Far East - August 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 - Synod of Bishops on Synodality

“Mission is not the marketing of a religious product, but the construction of a community in which relationships are a manifestation of God’s…
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The Lord is here

Sr Lucia So writes about living in Ballymun, a disadvantaged area in Dublin, where the Sisters serve the community through recycling and clean-up…
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Visiting Tonga for the first time

The arrival of the king and queen was an occasion of great joy, with old ladies even doing cartwheels. It was a revelation to me of the power…
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Reflection - God's Mercy

By welcoming them into my life, I experience the mercy and love of God indirectly. At the same time, not only do I come to understand them or…
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Kenneth Ewayan’s hopes and dreams

First, his life story is very inspiring - I can see in his face the eagerness to continue his studies. I am also hoping that there might be other…
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Rooted in faith, family and community

One family member also mentioned that doing well in the state exams is a double-edged sword.
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St Bernadette’s Children’s Centre

Over the years, with the help of so many people and interested groups, we have expanded to such an extent that we now have an average of 500…
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Martyr to a house divided

It was a moving occasion for all concerned, bringing home, once again, confirmation of how evil people can kill the body but the spirit of the…
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Season of Creation School Competition 2023

The upcoming ecumenical Season of Creation is a special time in the liturgical year when Christians celebrate the wonder of creation and thank…
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Protecting Earth's web of life

Ellen Teague explains that in our age of ecological crisis, where we see rampant consumerism and indifference to Earth’s biodiversity, people…
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Warmi Huasi - the future

Warmi Huasi (Women’s House) is a small non-government organisation (NGO) founded in 2003 by Columban missionaries in Lima, Peru. Its story continues…
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Mission World - August 2023

Mission World - August 2023 - Racism 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 - August 2023

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