My spirit watches for the potent moment, oh Lord, and in the midst of this celebration you are a throbbing presence. All of us are here. All of us are ready.
The 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.