Lord, now You let Your servant go in peace.
Your word has been fulfilled.
My own eyes have seen the salvation
which You have prepared in the sight of every people.
A light to reveal You to the nations
and the glory of Your people Israel.
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.