Up to 400 Attend Cemetery Sunday in Dalgan

Up to 400 Attend Cemetery Sunday in Dalgan

Up to 400 Columban relatives braved the rain and the cold to attend Cemetery Sunday on 9th June 2024 in Dalgan. Fr Jim Fleming from CastleIsland Co Kerry was the principal celebrant at the Mass, after which the graves of our Columban deceased were blessed. Fr Jim...
Fr John Marley

Fr John Marley

Fr John Marley was born in Belfast on 11th January 1927. He was educated at St Patrick’s PES, St Comgall’s PES and St Malachy’s College, Belfast. He came to St Columban’s, Navan in September 1944 and was ordained priest on 21st December 1950. John’s first...
Heroic Columban Recalled at D-Day Commemoration

Heroic Columban Recalled at D-Day Commemoration

The leader of the Catholic Church in Ireland has spoken of the Christian witness of Columban missionary and martyr Fr John (Jack) O’Brien at a special 80th anniversary D-Day Commemorative Service in France. Archbishop Eamon Martin was joined by the Church of Ireland...
Columbans Elect First Society Leader from the Philippines

Columbans Elect First Society Leader from the Philippines

It is with great joy and after a period of prolonged discernment, prayer and many conversations and dialogues in the Spirit, the Society’s General Assembly in Peru elected Fr Andrei Paz to the role of Society Leader for a period of six years. The election our first...
A People in Love

A People in Love

Out of 3,558 Catholic churches in the Philippines, more than 800 have the Blessed Virgin Mary as their titular patron. She is a familiar face in almost every Catholic home. Her image or the rosary grace markets, buses, cars, jeepneys, boats and even motor cabs. Mary...