O God, give me Your Holy Spirit,
to enlighten me, to correct me
and to guide me in the way of Your commandments
and in all perfection,
the while I look for the happiness of heaven,
where we shall glorify You for ever and ever.
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.