The Missionary Society of St Columban marks a very important milestone in 2018 when it commemorates 100 years since the Maynooth Mission to China was officially founded on 29 June 1918.

Join us for our Family and Mission Day celebration on 1st July 2018
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Dalgan rejoices with its Special Olympics medallist

A celebratory homecoming awaited Nuala Burns on Wednesday when she returned to Dalgan Park after her success at last weekend’s Special Olympics Ireland Games. Nuala,...

Columbans oppose US Administration’s actions at US/Mexico border

The Columban Centre For Advocacy and Outreach has issued the following statement in response to the US government's separating migrants families and 'caging' children. Family...

Fr Sean McDonagh featured as key thinker new school textbook

Columban eco theologian Fr Sean McDonagh is featured as a key thinker in the textbook for the new Politics and Society course for the...

The bitter–sweet taste of chocolate

Like many other people I like chocolate, writes Fr Sean McDonagh SSC. I find it sweet, and the aroma lingers on after you have...

Fr Frank Hoare explains the meaning of the title ‘The Turning...

‘The Turning Wheel’ by Frank Hoare narrates the work of the Columban missionaries in Fiji over 65 years. It also traces in summary form...

Plastic Oceans

As the oceans teem with plastic, Fr Séan McDonagh calls for a ban on single use plastic and for a change in the way...

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