Monthly Archives: July 2012

Columbans Remain Committed to Environmental Justice after RIO+20

Upcoming Events -August- Fall Intern Orientation -August 27- AITECE orientation -2012 U.S.-Mexico Border Mission Exposure trips:  September 1-8, September 16-22, October 28– November 4, November 25– December 1, December 9– 15.  Call 301-565-4547 or check out http://www.columban.org/get-involved to find out …

Categories: E-Newsletter, Regions |

A Day the People’s Voice Prevailed at Least for 24 Hours

Hong Kong celebrated the 15th anniversary of its return from British to Chinese sovereignty with a weekend of pomp and protest on June 30 and July 1. As the president of the People’s Republic of China, Hu Jintao, was swearing …

Categories: China, E-Newsletter |

The Man, the Priest, the Missionary

This is the remarkable story of Fr. Philip Crosbie, a Columban missionary priest who spent over 50 years as a missionary in Korea. He died on the evening of Holy Thursday 2005 in Melbourne, Australia. His story is told by …

Categories: E-Newsletter, Korea |

Mining in the Philippines

The Presidential Executive Order (EO) outlining the administration’s policy on mining is something to be welcomed as it shows a positive concern in protecting sensitive ecological areas that could be adversely affected by mining, especially the horrific open pit-mining that …

Categories: E-Newsletter, Philippines |

Kindergarten

Dear Kindergarten Teacher, Congratulations! You and your students are about to embark on an unforgettable Journey With Jesus. This journey will take you many places throughout the world where missionaries are working with people, helping them to enrich their lives …

Categories: Journey with Jesus Education |

Changing Lives

Categories: Juarez / El Paso, Video |

Come and See

Dear Jesus, When you first said “Come and See,” the disciples left home to follow You. As they walked with You, You shared with them the Good News of God’s ways. And Now You invite us to find God’s ways …

Categories: Pray, Weekly Prayer-Quench Spiritual Thirst |

I Remember…

I remember the first time that I saw the capital. I was an eighth grader, full of hopes and anxious about High school. I remember feeling so small against the tall and big building. I remember thinking, how can anyone …

Categories: Intern Blog |

Sharing the Word

I grew up in Holy Rosary Parish, Agusan, Cagayan de Oro City, the Philippines, where church organizations flourished at the time I got involved in parish activities. As early as high school, I was already working in the parish, and …

Categories: Magazine Archive |

Where Do We Go From Here?

Whenever I go home to Ireland I have nothing but sympathy for the hard working, committed faithful who are members of a somewhat bruised and battered Church. It must be quite a challenge to keep the faith where affirmation and …

Categories: Magazine Archive |