The Far East - August 2022

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 - Let’s be a prayerful people

Now my thinking has changed. When we say God is our Creator, it means just that. God is the one who brings us into life.
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From Real Estate to Missionary

Columban seminarian, Verano Lee Jeong-Rak, from Korea, shares his vocation story.
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The challenge to love them as they are

Leslie’s behaviour returned to its old problematic ways. However, God is rich in mercy and compassion, and touched the heart of a married aunt,…
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Fr William Gerard Moran

The word that could best sum up Bill is conscientious!
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Celebrating Pentecost Sunday in China

Two years ago, Haja and his wife Hoby welcomed the birth of their daughter Harena, their joy overflowing following years of longing and some…
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Primaeval knowing

Underpinning both oral and literary cultures
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In every crisis there is opportunity

These restrictions hit those who eke out their living from day to day the hardest, but rather than sitting quietly and feeling anxious about…
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Resettling God’s people

In a few short years, with its long experience of people leaving the country, Ireland found itself coping with something quite different, people…
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Mission World - August 2022

Mission World - August 2022 - Ten Days of Peace in Japan
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Servant of God and chaplain in the United States Army

Fr Emil is remembered by his fellow soldiers as a man of great compassion, of outstanding courage and selfless service to anyone in need. He…
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My friend Yanagihara Shizuo

God had spoken to him. “It is okay to be born disabled, even as disabled as you are. I am going to reveal my glory through you.”
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Confirmation of a hard fought for faith

This year marks the 70th anniversary of Columban presence in Fiji.
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What is important? - Coming together

As I manage to overcome my frustration and adjust my expectations for myself, I believe that the Holy Spirit is at work. Every Sunday is so special…
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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 2022

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