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Columban Lay Missionaries invite you to ‘Come and See’

Young people aged between 23 and 40 years are invited to take part in a 'Come and See' information day hosted by the Columban...

Racism – a slip of the tongue?

Columban missionary, Fr Bobby Gilmore is concerned by recent incidents of casual racism and suggests there is a leadership deficit, nationally and internationally, regarding...

The Challenge of Climate Change: A Cry For Action

This is the winning article in the 2019 Columban Schools Journalism Competition in Ireland. It is by 17-year-old Ailbhe Murphy, a student of the...

Lenten Reflection by Fr Sean Dwan: Fast and Breakfast

Several years ago, on my first visit to Pakistan I made a big social blunder. A Muslim acquaintance arranged to meet me after breakfast,...

Aasia Bibi – Free at Last

Columban missionary Fr Liam O'Callaghan, who lives in Pakistan, writes about the case of Aasia Bibi, a Christian woman falsely accused of blasphemy. On 29...

A Dream and a Reason to Live

Virgenia O. Vidad runs the Pedalling to Live project which was set up by Columban missionary Fr Oliver McCrossan. She relates how the project...

On Mission in Hong Kong

Kevin Sheerin is a Columban lay missionary from Ireland and served in Chile since 2011. He was appointed as a member of Lay Missionary Central Leadership Team in Hong Kong in 2018.

Documentary ‘Ireland’s Unsung Hero’ Broadcast On Midwest Radio

Fr Malachy Smyth has produced a radio documentary on a little known link between Ireland and China which involved Michael Davitt, the Father of the Land League. ‘Ireland’s Unsung Hero’ is presented by documentary-maker Brian Kenny and produced by Fr Malachy. The programme explores the influence and connections between Chinese revolutionary Sun Yat-sen and Michael […]