We are the Columban Missionaries in Ireland

Our mission is to help people become fully human, to help establish a world of peace with justice, and to care for creation in solidarity with the poor. We follow Jesus of Nazareth who said,

‘He has sent me to bring good news to the poor, to proclaim liberty to captives, and to the blind new sight, to set the downtrodden free and to proclaim the Lord’s year of favour.’ (Lk 4:18)

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Pilgrims for Christ

Pilgrims for Christ

Columban missionary Sr Ann Gray writes about this year’s Columban’s Day gathering in the Swiss city of St Gallen, named after one of the 12 monks who left Bangor monastery in Co Down with St Columban in the 6th century as ‘Pilgrims for Christ’. ‘Whether we are Franks,...