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August 26, 2018

O My Lord Jesus Christ, the true Lamb
Who takes away the sins of the world;
by Your mercy, which is infinite,
pardon my iniquities,
and by Your sacred Passion,
preserve me this day from all sin and evil.
I carry about me this holy mantle in Your honor,
as a preservative against my own weakness,

August 25, 2018

Behold the One Mediator between God and men,
the Man Christ Jesus,
my Advocate and High-Priest,
Who intercedes for me.
Him do I offer and plead before You,
who committed no sin,
but bore the sins of the world,
and by whose stripes we are healed.
Accept, therefore, O Holy Father,
this Unspotted Victim,

August 24, 2018

O Glorious St. Bartholomew,
Jesus called you a person without guile
and you saw in this word a sign
that he was the Son of God and King of Israel.
Obtain for us the grace to be
ever guileless and innocent as doves.
At the same time, help us to have
your gift of faith to see the Divine hand
in the events of daily life.

August 23, 2018

Heavenly Father, caring and loving God,
You never fail to help me when I
call upon You in my time of need.

Guide the doctors
who are treating me in my illness.
Help the nurses and staff
who are caring for me.

Hold me gently in the palm
of Your healing hand
and protect me from all harm.


- Columban Fr. John Marley

August 22, 2018

O most merciful Father,
who has so loved me as to give me
Your only-begotten Son for my food and drink,
and with Him all things,
look upon the Face of Your Anointed,
in whom Your art well pleased.
This Your Beloved Son,
and with Him my heart,
I offer and present to You for all the blessings
You have this day given me.
May Your, O Father,

August 21, 2018

Most holy Virgin,
who pleased our Lord and became his mother,
Virgin Immaculate in your body and soul,
in your body and soul,
in your faith and love,
at this solemn jubilee
of the promulgation of the dogma
which proclaimed you to the entire world
as conceived without sin,
look kindly on us unfortunate ones

August 20, 2018
Columban staff participated in the Arrows to Aerospace parade

Members of the Columban Fathers headquarters staff participated in the Arrows to Aerospace parade Saturday, August 18, in Bellevue, NE. Staff members handed out flying disks advertising the upcoming Columban Festival.

August 20, 2018
Fr. John and Josè

Sometimes you come across a bond of love that makes you feel really humble. This is what happened to me when I met Josè and David.

August 20, 2018

O Blessed Virgin,
Mother of my God and Savior,
present my petitions to your Son.
O all the Angels and Saints, citizens of heaven,
join also your prayers with mine.
You stand always before the Throne,
and see Him face to face,
whom I here receive under veils.
Be ever mindful of me,
and obtain from Him and through Him

August 19, 2018

O Lord Jesus Christ,
in presenting ourselves before Your adorable Face
to ask of You the graces of which we stand most in need,
we beseech You above all,
to grant us that interior disposition
of never refusing at any time to do what You require of us
by Your holy Commandments and Divine inspirations.



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Columban logoThe 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.

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Missionary Society of St. Columban
P.O. Box 10
St, Columbans, NE 68056
Phone: 877-299-1920
Fax: 402-291-4984