The Far East Magazine

The Far East - March 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

This issue of The Far East magazine features a mixture of challenging, heartbreaking and optimistic articles from around the world.
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A New Year like no other in Wuhan

A Catholic - who lives in Wuhan and must remain anonymous - gives a first-hand account of the situation in the city at the centre of the coronavirus…
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Adopted at 70+

From Myanmar, we hear from Columban Fr Patrick O'Donoghue who was recently adopted by a local Catholic Kachin family. At more than 70 years of…
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Reflection - The temptation of Jesus

The fact that Jesus was tempted in every way that we are tempted means that he truly was one of us, that he became fully human.
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How can I fit in?

Challenges and heartbreak were experienced by Columban lay missionary, Naanise Mo'unga, when she was appointed to the Philippines to work among…
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Death of abducted priest Fr Michael Sinnott

After a long illness, Columban Fr Pat Baker died at the Palliative Care Unit of St Vincent’s Hospital on October 12, 2019.
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The problem with being human

Fr Gary Walker writes about the apocalyptic scenes of blazing infernos that caused so much devastation across Australia and the difficulty of…
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Missionaries and the Lone Ranger

Having companions in mission is a more satisfying and successful way of being missionary than operating as a lone ranger.
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Mission World - March 2020

China bans Christian funerals outside Church. The Government claims the new rules aim to “get rid of bad funeral customs”.
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From the Director - We can all be missionaries

In his column, Columban Fr Trevor Trotter reflects on how we can all be missionary by living our lives as humanly as possible. He reminds us…
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Scorching temperature reaches 50.2c

It's hard to imagine living in Pakistan where temperatures reach 50.2c. On mission there, Columban Fr Liam O'Callaghan says that the climate…
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Update on 'Tale of two brothers'

From Peru, Columban Fr John Boles shares a good news story and update on fundraising and the care for two brothers in Peru. One is severely disabled…
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First priest for new Region of Oceania

Children with disabilities in poverty-stricken areas of Lima, Peru, reach their potential at a Columban-founded school.
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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 - March 2020

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