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Columbans prepare to hand over Ba parish to Suva Archdiocese

Fr Pat Colgan is the last Columban to serve in the parish of Ba in Fiji. As the Columbans prepare to hand over the...

Kiribati President hosts state banquet for Fr Donal McIlraith

On Monday 16th January, the President of Kiribati, the Hon Taniti Mamau, hosted a banquet in honour of Columban missionary Fr Donal McIlraith. Fr McIlraith...

Flooding Disaster in Misamis Occidental

On Christmas Eve, the residents of Misamis Occidental were waiting for midnight to celebrate Christmas. As they waited, they were surprised when water started...

Europe’s Ghost: the Immigrant, the Other

We are who we are because of migration. Migration has created the world we are part of today, writes Columban Missionary Fr Bobby Gilmore. The...

Clericalism – Curing the ‘Disease’

Fr Bernard McDermott examines why clericalism is a problem and who is guilty of it. As the synodal journey continues, I often get ‘feedback’...

Rinneadh Feoil den Bhriathar / The Word became Flesh

Bhí mé sa bhaile i mBaile Átha Cliath faoi Nollaig 2001, mé ag obair sa Bhreatain ag an am. Chonaic mé clár teilifíse faoi...

One Week to the Columban Schools Media Competition Deadline!

There is just one week to the deadline for this year’s Columban Schools Media Competition. Entries must be submitted by Friday 10th February. This year’s theme is: Building Peaceful Futures. Watch a video about the competition here: The competition is targeted at students aged between 13-18 years old who are invited to demonstrate an awareness […]

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 […]