Burma (Myanmar)

A Spiritual Garden Watering Kachin Lands

St. Luke’s Catechists’ School, Myiktyina, Myanmar Founded by Columban Fr. Bernard Wade in 1939, St. Luke’s can boast of 700 graduates, of whom 417 have worked in remote areas which are often the center of political violence. Despite all these …

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Standing Up for What We Believe In

Cultural Mishaps in Myanmar Almost six months ago, I arrived in Yangon, Myanmar, to begin my mission assignment. During these past six months, so many things have happened to me, or have happened around me, that I haven’t always been …

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100 Points of Light – 1944

As World War II raged all across the world in the 1940s, Columbans in their various Asian mission countries were caught in the crossfire, sometimes literally. The Japanese-occupied nation of Burma (Myanmar) was one of the central battlegrounds of the …

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Thank You from Myanmar

Fr. Noel would like to thank all of the benefactors who prayed for and supported the orphans in Myanmar following the devastating flood last year. With your support, he was able to rebuild the classrooms at the boarding school, set …

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Education in Myanmar

Hope for the Future For many years, the Columbans have been sponsoring the Education Commission of Myitkyina and Banmaw Dioceses, in Kachin State, Myammar, in their provision of boarding hostels and schools in the remote areas, where war and poverty …

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A Message of Thanks from Fr. Noel in Myanmar

Dear Friends, Humbly I wish to say thanks so much, thanks so much again and again, for your understanding and kindness to my difficulties and giving favor to my students and for my parish’s missions. Really because of your help, …

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Update from Myanmar!

Since 2011, the Columbans have been sponsoring the Education Commission of Myitkyina and Banmaw Dioceses, of Kachin State, Myanmar, in their provision of boarding hostels and schools in the remote areas, where war and poverty have been widespread. The following …

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Myanmar Boarding School Thanks You for the Support

Thanks to your generous support, the boarding school in Myanmar was able to stay open! Fr. Noel took the children to the river for a picnic to celebrate the good news. Thank you for making this such a joyous Advent …

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Thank You for the Support

U.S. Regional Director Fr. Timothy Mulroy would like to thank everyone for their sacrifices, prayers and support. Your generosity towards the disaster relief effort for Columban missions in Myanmar has been extraordinary. Learn More | Myanmar Relief Effort

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Myanmar Flood Update

I was so sad and broken hearted when I thought that I would not be able to keep my 65 students here because of no water, electricity or rice. I do not want to send them home. Many are orphans …

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