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October 9, 2017

Lord, if what I seek be according to Your will, 
then let it come to pass 
and let success attend the outcome.
But if not, my God, 
let it not come to pass.
Do not leave me to my own devices,
for you know how unwise I can be.
Keep me safe under your protection Lord my God,
and in your own gentle way guide me
and rule me as you know best.

October 8, 2017

Queen of the Holy Rosary, 
you have designed to come to Fatima,
to reveal to the three shepherd children,
the treasures of grace hidden in the Rosary.
Inspire my heart with a sincere love of this devotion, 
in order that by meditating on the Mysteries 
of our Redemption which are recalled in it, 
I may obtain peace for the world, 

October 7, 2017

O Queen of the Most Holy Rosary, in these times of such brazen impiety,
manifest your power with the signs of your ancient victories.

From your throne where you give pardon and grace,
mercifully regard the Church of your Son,
His Vicar on Earth, and every order of clergy, religious, and laity,
who are oppressed in this mighty conflict.

October 6, 2017

Lord, you offer freedom to all people. 
We pray for all who are incarcerated 
and for those who are affected by 
or involved in their imprisonment. 
Break the bonds of fear and isolation that exist. 
Support with your love, prisoners, 
their families, friends, 
prison staff and all who care. 

October 6, 2017
Columban Fr. Neil Collins


In 2009, a Columban Sister and a Columban Father each published a book about the histories of their respective communities.

October 5, 2017
Columban Fr. Shay Cullen

The German Bundestag Committee on Economic Cooperation and Development led by the German Federal Government Commissioner for Human Rights and Policy and Humanitarian Aid, Dr. Bärbel Kofler, nominated the work done by the Preda Foundation, Columban Father Shay Cullen and his team for the 2017 Nobel Peace Prize. It can only now be made public.

October 5, 2017

Behold me at Your feet, O Jesus of Nazareth, 
behold the most wretched of creatures, 
who comes into Your presence humbled and penitent! 
Have mercy on me, O Lord, 
according to Your great mercy!
I have sinned and my sins are always before You. 
Yet my soul belongs to You, 
for You have created it, 
and redeemed it with Your Precious Blood. 

October 4, 2017

Lord, make me an instrument of your peace:
where there is hatred, let me sow love;
where there is injury, pardon;
where there is doubt, faith;
where there is despair, hope;
where there is darkness, light;
where there is sadness, joy. 

October 4, 2017

The generosity of God's love and that of the Columban Fathers who have gone before us starting with Galvin, Blowick and companions up to those who are still with us at present is what inspired me in my call to mission.

October 3, 2017

By the Immaculate Heart of Mary, 
Queen of Peace, set up Your kingdom in our country. 
Enter closely into the midst of our families 
and make them Your own 
through the solemn enthronement of Your Sacred Heart 
so that no one cry may respond from home to home. 
May the triumphant Heart of Jesus be everywhere loved, 
blessed and glorified forever! 


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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