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

Reflections of a Retiring Formator

Reflections of a Retiring Formator

As he comes to the end of his term overseeing the formation of Columban seminarians, Fr Frank Hoare explains how being in this community with students from Fiji and Kiribati helped his spirituality. It’s the closest I will ever get to feeling like a father! As I...