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His Abundant Blessings - During the course of this past year I have received numerous thank-you cards from Columban friends and supporters. Since they are so colorful and contain handwritten, heartwarming messages, I place them on my desk or bookcase for a week or more in order to brighten my office and my life. During moments of discouragement they serve as a visible reminder of the gratitude that so many people feel for the various ways in which Columban missionaries share the Good News in different places around the world.

Sometimes these thank-you cards express gratitude for a recent event, such as the inspiration someone received from reading an article in our mission magazine, or the consolation of knowing that Columban missionaries have prayed for one’s family as it went through some kind of crisis. At other times, however, the sender recalls a deep sense of gratitude for an event that happened on the other side of the globe many years ago, such as an encounter between...
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Columban News
January 25, 2016
A Missionary Goes Home


The concept of home is a curious one. Is home a place or is it a feeling? Is it both? For many of us the word home may bring to mind a welcoming image of comfort and warmth. Perhaps a vision of the place we were born and grew up...
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January 25, 2016
Daily Prayer – Prayer for the Gift of Health & Blessings


Lord, I ask your blessing upon me at this time of illness, that you may bring good out of all my sufferings in mind, body, or soul...

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January 22, 2016
New Video: 1921 – 100 Points of Light


After some problematic negotiations, the Columbans finally managed to buy the Bellevue campus in mid-1921, with plans to construct a seminary there.
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