Columban Mission Magazine Featured Stories

December 2018
December 2018
December 2018
In This Issue
Here are the latest stories from Columban missionaries around the world working with the poor, homeless and those in need. You can find these stories in the current issue of Columban Mission magazine. New stories will be add each week. 


Remembering God's Love

Christmas is a celebration of hope and joy as we remember the birth of Jesus, the ultimate gift God has given us out of His infinite love for us.

By Jhoanna Resari December 12, 2018

Christmas Values for All

You don't have to be a Christian to believe in the values of Christmas. They are universal. They uphold the human dignity and right of every human being irrespective of religion, race or status.

By Fr. Shay Cullen December 10, 2018

Advent Reflection

The season of Advent gives us an opportunity to prepare ourselves for the coming of our savior in our lives.

By Fr. Erl Dylan Tabaco December 4, 2018

An Example to Follow

It was Christmas Eve night and Fr. Charlie O'Rourke was alone in the rectory in his parish in South Korea when he thought he heard a knock on the back door. "No, I must have imagined it" he mused, "because the parishioners always come to the front door." However, when he heard a second knock, he went to open it, despite feeling uneasy.

Standing outside in the dark, a stranger introduced himself as Joseph. "Then, I'm assuming your wife is Mary!" Fr. Charlie replied with a small grin and a large degree of skepticism. "Yes!" said the stranger, obviously surprised and delighted, and with that a woman stepped into the narrow shaft of light. Since Fr. Charlie didn't recognize

By Fr. Tim Mulroy December 1, 2018

In So Many Words

As I was preparing to move from Sydney to Melbourne to take up the new role of Regional Director of the Australia/New Zealand Columban region I reflected on the many occasions I have had to pack up

By Fr. Brian Vale December 1, 2018

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