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.

I owe my vocation to my uncle, ordained in Shrule in...

Rev Dr Neil Collins, Columban historian and author of 'A Mad Thing to Do' - the new comprehensive history of the Missionary Society of...

Columban Centenary Schools Journalism Competition Winner

As part of the Columban Centenary celebrations, the Far East magazine invited students in Ireland aged between 15-18 to write an article on the...

Invitation To Mission Group Visits Columban Mission in Peru

A group comprising Columban co-workers, a lay missionary, the current Faith in Action Volunteer in Britain and friends of the Columbans in Britain and...

Plastic Oceans

As the oceans teem with plastic, Fr Séan McDonagh calls for a ban on single use plastic and for a change in the way...

The Resurrection of Jessica

Jessica was a lost child wandering the streets of a Philippine city, picked up by a human trafficker and brought to different places where...

Mission in a Muslim Country

"Allahu akbar, God is greater," begins the call to prayer from the loud speakers of the thousands of mosques throughout Pakistan. We absolutely say...

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