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.

GDPR and the Columbans

The new General Data Protection Regulation, also known as GDPR, comes into effect on Friday 25 May 2018. GDPR applies to ‘personal data’ meaning any...

Latest news from the Columban Centre in Dublin

The Columban Centre is a joint project of the Missionary Sisters of St Columban and the Missionary Society of St Columban. It’s hard to believe...

Fr Cyril Lovett talks about the events planned for Family and...

In recognition of the many blessings the Missionary Society of St Columban have received from God, from families, and from benefactors, a ‘Family and...

The bitter–sweet taste of chocolate

Like many other people I like chocolate, writes Fr Sean McDonagh SSC. I find it sweet, and the aroma lingers on after you have...

Fr Frank Hoare explains the meaning of the title ‘The Turning...

‘The Turning Wheel’ by Frank Hoare narrates the work of the Columban missionaries in Fiji over 65 years. It also traces in summary form...

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...

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