May 2020

May 2020


May 2020

By Navitalai Paulo

We had planned to go on a picnic on this particular day, to the village where my sister, Paulini Maria, lives with her husband. She was informed of our coming, and her…


By Jennifer Lunor

One of the many joys of being a Columban lay missionary is the joy of entering into a new culture and sharing my faith and experience with the people, while at the same…


by Fr. Timothy Mulroy

“Why did you choose to join the Columban missionaries and not some other missionary organization?” is a question that I’m often asked.


By Fr. Michael Doohan

I grew up on a farm in Co. Clare, Ireland, with four brothers and five sisters. We all did our share on the farm, helping out during the holidays. My brother John, who was…


By Seo Min-ah

The city of Wuhan where I live is always changing. We can see new public slogans almost every day. Jobs and government policies change very frequently, and buildings are…


By Evangeline "Jinky" Ucol

Na yacamu? Na yacaqu, O Jinky mai, Philippines. What is your name?


By Fr. Kwon Dae-mun

Since I was appointed to mission in China I have been constantly asked what kind of ministry I have been involved in given that mission activity is banned in China.


By Columban Fr. John Boles

In the Gospel we hear how Jesus performed a miracle by saying to the paralyzed man, “Rise up and walk!” Today He continues to work the same miracle, maybe not directly,…


By Lily Faunillan

I responded to my baptismal call to become a lay missionary with the Columbans in 2017.


By Fr. John Burger

A good friend of mine, a religious Sister, served on the missions in Ethiopia during a terrible famine there.


By Fr. Michael Riordan

After I qualified as a veterinarian, I volunteered to work on an agricultural project in South Korea for two years which was started by Columban Fr. P.J. McGlinchey. While…