This year as we commemorate the 1400th anniversary of the death of the Irish monk and missionary, St. Columban, we might well ask the question, “What can we learn from looking back at his life?” I would like to share my own response to that question, which I think has special relevance during this season of Lent.
Around the year 590, when Columban set out from Ireland on his journey to mainland Europe, he was accompanied by twelve other monks who accepted him as their spiritual leader and guide. Among them was a gifted young man called Gall.
During the next twenty years these pilgrims for Christ founded several monasteries across Europe. In response to the large number of vocations...
Our Father, Who art in Heaven, hallowed be Thy name; Thy Kingdom come, Thy will be done on earth as it is in Heaven. Give us this day our daily bread; and forgive us our trespasses as we forgive those who trespass against us; and lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil. Amen.
Be with us as we seek after
Justice and Peace
Here on earth.
And when our life on earth is ended
Let our restless hearts find rest in you...
My name is Luis and I am a psychologist working with “Sí, da Vida,” an organization that promotes quality of life for people living with HIV as well as promoting prevention of the spread of the virus, in Lima, Peru...