August 2011 Enewsletter

August 1, 2011

July 2011 | Vol. 4 Issue 8

Faith and Ecology in Ireland and around the Globe

One of the most popular ways to ensure that your desire to help
others is continued after your death is a legacy gift to the Columban
Fathers. A legacy gift can bring real economic savings to you and your
family while providing opportunities to continue our work.

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Prayer and Petition for Imprisoned Priests

Poster-sized photographs of five priests who are known to be detained in prisons in China were displayed at the entrance to the chapel of St. Louis Secondary School in Pokfulam on the evening of June 29, 2011, where a Mass was offered for their release and safety.

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Columban Employment Opportunity

The Columban Center for Advocacy and Outreach, located just outside of Washington, D.C., is currently seeking to hire an Outreach Associate. Visit our website to view the job description and other relevant information. The CCAO is the Missionary Society of St. Columban’s national office for social justice advocacy and domestic and international service programs. We seek a creative individual who is able to multitask in a work environment that is community centered, committed to social justice and dedicated to inviting people to join us in mission. If you, or someone you know, are interested in applying, please contact CCAO Director, Amy Echeverria, ccaoprograms@columban.org.

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God’s Entrepreneurs

He is a keen-eyed observer of Irish missionaries, unburdened by any discernible acquaintance with academic theological or missiological studies, and he is clearly taken with his subjects.

God’s Entrepreneurs >>

Lord, have mercy on our land

Lord, have mercy on our land
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A letter from Kachin state in Myanmar

Lord, have mercy on us in the civil war here in the Kachin State of the Union of Myanmar.

Have Mercy >>

Combapata Catechetical Center

While the community remains economically poor, the people of Combapata generously share their time, talent and faith at the Center.

Combapata Catechetical Center >>

E-Journey: Interreligious Dialogue

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