Subanen Christmas cards are on sale!

We are pleased to inform supporters that the Christmas cards created by the indigenous Subanen community in the Philippines, long renowned for their crafting traditions, are once again available to buy. By purchasing these cards you are showing your support of the Subanen people, who face eviction from their homes by logging and mining companies.

Columban missionary Fr Vincent Busch has worked with the Subanen community for more than 20 years and has assisted them in the development of their practical crafting traditions.

An article in which Fr Vincent explains how the Subanen culture is interconnected with their habitat, as well how this ministry has evolved over the years, will be published in the September/October 2022 issue of our Far East magazine, along with descriptions of each of the five card designs.

Be sure to subscribe to the Far East magazine in order to read this article in full! You can subscribe here:

Subanen Christmas cards are sold in packs of ten with envelopes. Each pack costs €10 plus postage and packing.

Order now by contacting the Mission Office on 00353 46 9098275 or email: [email protected] or write to: Subanen Christmas Cards, Columban Missionaries, Dalgan Park, Navan, Co Meath, C15 AY2Y. Cheques payable to Columban Missionaries. Order through our online shop here:

Subanen Christmas cards


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