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China- Columban Mission Exposure Trips

Request Info | Apply Here Discover the roots of Columban history in the original mission country Walk in the footsteps of the first Columban missionaries Experience modern China and meet Columban missionaries Witness the connections between the past, present and …

Categories: China, mission Exposure |

Migrant Ministry

William Wilberforce led a campaign against the British international slave trafficking business just a few hundred years ago. About 150 years ago, a vicious civil war was fought in the U.S. over a way of life that had institutionalized the …

Categories: China, Front Feature |

Chinese Friends Welcoming Me to Mission

I came to China fourteen years ago, settled into Beijing to learn Mandarin for three years and then came to Shanghai. Mrs. Cecilia Tao Bei Ling, whom I met about 20 years ago in Manila, the Philippines, where she was …

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Graduation Day

Hello, Father Robert, Good morning. I hope you are in very good health.  I want to share something very special today with you and Padre Memo [Father Bill Morton] and with all the people who are kind enough to follow …

Categories: Juarez / El Paso |

Initiative and Patience

I am grateful for the opportunity to have met Bishop Peter Zhang, the first Chinese bishop of Hanyang, on a number of occasions in the few years before he died in 2005 at the age of 91. He succeeded Bishop …

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Life’s Challenges in Anapra

Before anything else, I would like to beg your pardon for not writing you for such a long time.  However, I haven’t written you because here things have not been very good.  First of all, I want to tell you …

Categories: Juarez / El Paso |

Steady Comeback

In the late 1940s, as the People’s Liberation Army (PLA) advanced towards Wuhan, located on the Yangtze River 500 kilometers inland from Shanghai, Columban Bishop Edward Galvin met with the Sisters of Our Lady of Hanyang, a community he had …

Categories: China, Front Feature |

Attend a Mission Exposure Trip to Lima, Peru – June 18-27, 2011

We are called to love our neighbor as ourselves, but have you ever wondered what life is like for our global neighbors? Would you like to see a Columban mission community for yourself and truly learn how to love your …

Categories: Peru |

Lack of nutrition, family violence present in places of poverty

Dear Columban Friend, Several years ago, we asked you to support Columban Fr. Ed O’Connell’s projects in San Benito township in Lima, Peru. San Benito is one of the poorest townships in Lima, and in this case, where there is …

Categories: Peru |

The Work of the You Dao Foundation

You Dao was initiated in Shanghai when Columban Fr. Warren Kinne invited a group of friends to discuss the issue of migrant workers over dinner in June 2005. A lawyer at the dinner, Audrey Leung, later initiated a research project …

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