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Fr Bobby Gilmore pays tribute to John Hume

Sometime towards the end of the 1960s while listening to the BBC World Service the name of John Hume came across the undulating air...

Online guide for a nine-step Turas Columbanus pilgrim/heritage walk

During the current Covid-19 pandemic, it is not possible for many people to walk some of the Turas Columbanus/Columban Way route from Mt Leinster...

Columban Message on 75th anniversary of Hiroshima and Nagasaki

Columban Message of Peace and Nonviolence on the 75th anniversary of the Atomic Bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki  HONG KONG, August 3, 2020  2020 marks the...

Human Trafficking is a Global Challenge

Ahead of World Day Against Human Trafficking on 30th July, Columban missionary Fr Shay Cullen highlights the corrupt businesspeople, politicians and police that protect...

World Day of Prayer for the Care of Creation

Columban missionary Fr Barry Cairns notes that 1st September 2020 has been designated ’World Day of Prayer for the Care of Creation’ and highlights...

Protest to Progress

Fr Bobby Gilmore considers the challenge of getting the politically deaf to hear the politically unheard in order to achieve equality before the law. Blessed...

Fr Eamon Sheridan speaks about his ministry in Myanmar

An interview with Columban missionary Fr Eamon Sheridan who speaks about his work with those addicted to heroin and the 12-step programme. “Addiction is an insidious disease.”

Remembering Rufus

‘Remembering Rufus’ is a radio documentary which was commissioned by the Columbans, with support from Misean Cara, and broadcast on Newstalk 106 – 108 fm on 16 November 2013. In Easter week 2013, documentary maker Brian Kenny, working in collaboration with Fr Malachy Smyth, travelled to the Philippines with the intention of telling the story […]