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Stories from Columban Missions

Michael and friends
What's in a Name

When we make new acquaintances, our name is certainly the next big thing to be shared after an exchange of warm greetings. Some would even go as…

little girl walking
Chanda Is Walking

Recently a new parish has been created, and I was asked to minister to almost 300 families in thirteen villages spread around interior Sindh near…

Columban student Matang Moeniba from Kiribati helping a family peel garlic for sale.

Columban seminarians are helping to bring true hope to one of Manila’s most notorious slums. “This’ll be a real eye-opener,” Lydio told me, and he…

 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…