Be so kind as to heed our fervent prayer,
almighty God, that we,
Your sons and daughters,
despite our many weaknesses and failures,
may be found worthy instruments of Your peace and messengers of Your love,
through Jesus Christ our Lord.
The Columbans are a society of missionaries, including priests and lay people, who minister to people of various cultures as a way of witnessing to the universal love of God.
We go in the name of the Church to announce, by deed and word, the Good News of Jesus Christ.