O God, You know our every thought and desire.
Cleanse our hearts through your Holy Spirit
of all our hidden faults
so that we may love you perfectly
and praise you worthily.
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.