On May 23, 2017, I returned home after three years of being away. I arrived in our village around nine in the evening, and I was expecting people to be in their houses. But I was mistaken.
By Jenanydel NolaNovember 28, 2018
Fr. Sean, you came to Korea in 1969, almost 50 years ago. How has the nature of your work changed in that time?
Columban MissionariesNovember 26, 2018
Good morning! These are two words that made a big difference in my missionary journey in Taiwan. On the first day of my Mandarin class, I went out early that morning to my teacher's house. I walked slowly while praying the rosary. There were a lot of people I met on the streets.
By Febie GonzalesNovember 21, 2018
After a happy six year break back in Australia as editor of The Far East magazine and working in Columban promotion in Adelaide, I have returned to Santiago, Chile, where I had previously worked for many years.
By Fr. Daniel HardingNovember 19, 2018
When did you arrive in Korea?
I came here on October 2, 1969.
What were the Columbans doing there at the time you arrived?
In mid-September 2017, a family of three, Aik Ket aged 30 years old, his wife San Bu, also 30 years old, and their only child Chit Oo Mya, just three years old arrived at our shelter at the Hope Center.
By Sr. Mary DillionNovember 14, 2018
By Fr. Kurt Zion PalaNovember 12, 2018
Genovia, How did you come to be a lay missionary in Japan?
By Columban Lay Missionary Eun-Sook Han (Genovia)November 7, 2018
The man had never walked. From birth, he was unable to put his two feet under him, but that didn't stop him from going out and joining the crowd that had gathered to hear what the newly arrived preachers had to say. They were the talk of the town, Lystra.
Sr. Redempta TwomeyNovember 1, 2018
As the Columban Centennial Year draws to a close, and as we prepare to embark on a new century of mission, I am reminded of how the Catholic Church engaged a significant milestone in its history—the transition from the second to the third millennium—and turned it into an opportunity for conversio
Allow me to share with you my one-of-a-kind, exciting and meaningful adventure. I am just an ordinary, simple woman. I was a teacher by profession. I happily and passionately taught the children for many years. I was comfortable and content with my life.
By Luda EgbalicNovember 1, 2018