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.

Address to Meath Archaeological and Historical Society

The Meath Archaeological & Historical Society invited Fr Neil Collins to address them to mark the Society's Centenary. On Sunday 18 November, Fr Collins...

Sacrifice of Columban Martyrs recalled at Dalgan Mass

At a Mass in Dalgan Park, Fr Neil Collins recalled the lives of the 24 Columban martyrs who died violently on mission over the...

Archbishop Neary sings the praises of Columbans in Belcarra

“The spirit of idealism is so characteristic of the Columbans,” Archbishop Michael Neary of Tuam said in his address at Belcarra parish in Co...

A Stranger and You Welcomed Me

Fr Mike O’Loughlin pays a personal tribute to the late Fr PJ McGlinchey who died earlier this year. The recent death of PJ McGlinchey brought...

Among the Urban Poor: Columban Youth Update

On Friday 6 July, we went were among the urban poor in Seoul. We visited both a soup kitchen and St Joseph’s clinic to...

The Start of the Adventure: Columban Youth Update

On the morning Tuesday 3 July the Columban Centennial Youth Mission Exposure was declared open in Seoul, South Korea by Fr Joseph Kang. This was...

In the Shadow of the Abbey

Columban Fr Sean McNulty contributes to this documentary on the founder of the Irish National Land League, Michael Davitt. The film also looks at the connection between Davitt and Sun Yat-sen, revered as the founding father of the Republic of China.

Columban Centenary Mass in Belcarra

Homily of Archbishop Michael Neary of Tuam at the Columban Centenary Mass in Belcarra, Co Mayo on 28 October 2018 which was attended by members of Fr John Blowick’s family.  

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