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Stories from Columban Missions

 Two Caregivers pictured together
Caring for Caregivers

I’ve been working as a shelter supervisor for many years. I have met a lot of caregivers who came to our center for assistance and shelter. I have…

Sr. Anne on a home visitation with the sick in Pakistan.
Risking All for Christ

As the Columban Sisters celebrate their centennial year, Sarah Mac Donald speaks to Congregational Leader Sr. Anne Carbon about her life as a…

The first 10 postulates of the Missionary Sisters of St. Columban in 1922
Full Steam Ahead

In these days of 2024, Columban Sisters throughout the world fi nd our thoughts and our hearts turning back one hundred years towards our first…

The First Superior General and her Council in 1924; F. Collins, J. McKey and B. Walsh, F.X. Mapleback and T. Brannigan.
The Columban Sisters' Centenary

A natural starting point in our reflection on the early pioneers of the Missionary Sisters of St. Columban is the first Superior General, Mother…

The first group of Columban Sisters along with Columban Fathers go on mission to China.
Centennial Celebration

Celebrating 100 years of the Missionary Sisters of St. Columban is one of the most significant milestones for me since I joined the Congregation…

Diary - In So Many Words
Mission Today

“A Christian world and a world yet to be evangelized. That situation no longer exists.

Maps laying on a table
90 Years of Columban Mission in Korea

Columban missionaries arrived in Korea in 1933 at the invitation of the Paris Foreign Missions (MEP) Bishop Demange of Daegu Diocese. As many of…

Group of people sitting on a beach at sunset
Love for Young People

For almost three decades, working with young people has been part of my ministry as a parish catechist in my home country of the Philippines and…

Homeless person sleeping on park bench
A Challenging Encounter

It was a sweltering afternoon when I was travelling back home, and it reminded me that God’s love is for anyone, not just a few chosen pious or…