1918 - 100 Points of Light


The story of the Columban missionaries began in 1918 with Society co-founder Fr. Edward Galvin’s dream of becoming a missionary to China. That dream guided Fr. Galvin from Ireland to the United States and the founding of the Missionary Society of St. Columban.

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
P.O. Box 10
St, Columbans, NE 68056
Phone: 877-299-1920
Fax: 402-291-4984
email: mission@columban.org