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Acting on Laudato Si’: What is the Laudato Si’ Action Platform?

On 24 May, the Vatican will invite the entire Catholic Church to embark on an audacious faith-filled, decade-long journey through the Laudato Si Action...

Laudato Si Week: 16-25 May 2021

Pope Francis invites us to celebrate Laudato Si Week, writes Sr Caroline Vaitkunas, a Columban Peace, Ecology and Justice team member. In 2015, Pope Francis...

Update on Fr Oliver McCrossan’s organic project

Fr Oliver McCrossan, who founded the charity Pedalling to Live, and Virgie O. Vidad who co-ordinates the programme in the Philippines, write about the...

What to do with the Eucharist in a Time of Lockdown

This time last year, Columban missionary Fr Pat Colgan wrote an article entitled, 'How to be People of the Eucharist, when there is no...

Quarantine Adventures

Columban Fr John Boles reflects on the travels of a missionary in times of Covid. Overseas missionary work brings many surprises, but a 12-day obligatory...

Racism – accident prone?

Continuous denial of racism in the face of history and its daily effects in black and minority lives is dehumanising not just to those...

Meet a Columban – Fr John Hegerty SSC

In this episode of ‘Meet a Columban’, Fr Jim Mulroney speaks to Fr John Hegerty SSC who has been in Peru since 1971. Born in 1941 in Redesdale, central Victoria in Australia, he grew up on his parents’ 1,700 acre sheep and cattle and rotational cropping holding, called Summer Hill. He joined the Columbans at […]

Columbans featured on ‘Out & About’ radio programme

Dublin City FM is currently broadcasting a series of programmes featuring interviews with Columbans living in Ireland. ‘Out & About’ is presented by Paul Wright on Thursdays at 1pm on the Dublin station. Last week’s show (21 January), this week’s show (28 Jan) and the Thursday 4th February feature Fr Donie Hogan. Five further programmes […]