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The Three Great Catastrophes Facing Mankind

There are three deadly catastrophic events engulfing the world writes Fr Shay Cullen and we need to respond with a vigorous determination and global...

Columban Schools Journalism 2020 Winning Video

This is the winning video in the 2020 Columban Schools Journalism Competition in Ireland. It is by Aishling Rochford, a student at Pobalscoil Inbhear...

Columban Schools Journalism 2020 Winning Article

Tacking Our 'Throwaway Culture' This is the winning article in the 2020 Columban Schools Journalism Competition in Ireland. It is by 16-year-old Trinity McKeever, a...

Theology of the Universe as God

In these strange days, I have been reading and reflecting about the theology of the Universe as God’s body (metaphor) writes Columban Fr Brian...

Good News From Wuhan

Columban missionary, Fr John Boles, explains why Wuhan, now notorious as the probable source of the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic, signifies Good News for the...

The faith of the people remains strong

Churches closed on Sundays! No Sunday Mass! It is a shock. Yes, many people had stopped going to Mass for different reasons, but to...

Our Common Home

Pope Francis’ encyclical Laudato Si’ is five years old this month and captures the social, economic and environmental justice in building and protecting Our Common Home. It details a pathway of hope as we face the plant’s environmental crisis. Watch as Columbans practice the words of the encyclical throughout the world. Support the works of […]

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 […]