We are the Columban Missionaries in Ireland

Our mission is to help people become fully human, to help establish a world of peace with justice, and to care for creation in solidarity with the poor. We follow Jesus of Nazareth who said,

‘He has sent me to bring good news to the poor, to proclaim liberty to captives, and to the blind new sight, to set the downtrodden free and to proclaim the Lord’s year of favour.’ (Lk 4:18)

Columban News

Mission Feature

Manila’s ‘Beacon of Hope’

Manila’s ‘Beacon of Hope’

Fr John Boles speaks to Lydio Mangao Jr about how Columban seminarians are bringing hope to one of Manila’s most notorious slums. “This’ll be a real eye-opener”, Lydio told me, and he wasn’t joking. Lydio Mangao Jr is a Columban seminarian from the Philippines. He...