100 Points of Light 2011


The theme of the October 2011 issue of Columban Mission magazine was Catholic Social Teaching, focusing on Columban social activism in the various mission countries, including Peru, Japan and the Philippines.

The Columbans have a long history of fighting against human trafficking, Third World debt, worker exploitation, poverty and other social ills. One of the Columban organizations that figures prominently into this quest for social justice is the Washington-based Columban Center for Advocacy and Outreach or CCAO.

With globalization and economic expansion come greater potential for exploitation, and the CCAO and the Missionary Society of Saint Columban stand at the forefront of the struggle against it.

Columban Center for Advocacy and Outreach

About us

Columban logoThe 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.

Quick Contact

Missionary Society of St. Columban
1902 N. Calhoun
St. Columbans, NE 68056
Phone: 877-299-1920
Fax: 402-291-4984
email: mission@columban.org