Center for Advocacy and Outreach
We welcome you to Columban mission in a variety of ways, including internships, volunteerism and exposure trips.
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Be transformed by living with and serving people and communities who are most vulnerable to social, economic and environmental injustices. Join us for five days, five months or a lifetime. Please contact Susan Gunn for more information about any of our CCAO missions.
- Action Alert: Ensure Clean Water for God’s Most Vulnerable People
- Action Alert to Support Water for the World Act of 2013
- President Obama announces plan to cut carbon, ask him to cut the pipeline!
- Grassroots Keystone Letter
Mission Through Their Eyes: CCAO Blog
Human Trafficking in the Philippines
This week in Washington, D.C., we welcome two visitors from the Philippines: Columban Fr. Shay Cullen and co-worker and human trafficking survivor Marlyn Capio-Richter. They are coming to raise the call to end human trafficking, the world’s modern-day slavery. Human …
This past Holy Week, a group of Columban contacts in Britain joined a Columban U.S.-Mexico Border Awareness Trip in El Paso, Texas and Juarez, Mexico. The purpose was to explore issues around migration from a faith-based perspective. It was a …
UPDATE FROM PAKISTAN: Call to Solidarity and Prayers for Peace
Just one year ago, Columban Fr. Liam O’Callaghan joined the ribbon cutting and celebration for the opening of a new school in Pakistan. It was a day full of hope for the future and gratitude for the faithful support of …
Protecting God’s Gifts: Columban Commitment to Upholding Human Rights in the Extractive Industries Sector
Moreover, God is able to make every grace abundant for you, so that in all things, always having all you need, you may have an abundance for every good work. (2 Corinthians 9: 11-15) The gift of the Earth and …