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Columban Mission Magazine Featured Stories

February 2020
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In This Issue
Here are the latest stories from Columban missionaries around the world working with the poor, homeless and those in need. You can find these stories in the current issue of Columban Mission magazine. New stories will be add each week. 


What a Surprise!

 February 17, 2020

Returning home for a seminary break is interesting. I usually see it as a great time for relaxation and enjoyment. But I have discovered that it is more than that.

By Ella Poasa

My Journey

 February 12, 2020

Being a stranger in a foreign land wasn’t always easy, in terms of learning and adopting their respective culture and of course the same goes with the dialect that they speak.

by Jennifer "Jake" Lunor

Faith in the City

 February 10, 2020

Over recent decades Irish society has been transformed by the number of people who have come from all over the world to make their lives here.

By Michael O'Sullivan

Freely You Have Received

 February 5, 2020

“What are you doing in Taiwan?,” my friends would ask. “Oh, I work at the HIV/AIDS Center.” “What? What did you say?” My friends were confused by my answer and couldn’t understand what I said.

By Lee Subin Matilda
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A Pig's Head and a Tale

 February 3, 2020

I visited Korea in February earlier this year after an absence of nineteen years.

By Fr. George Hogarty

I Think that I Met a Prophet

 February 1, 2020

In September 2017 our class celebrated 50 years since we first came to Dalgan Park, Ireland, to follow what we all believed at the time was a call to missionary priesthood in the Society of St.

Fr. Patrick O'Shea

To Your Health

 February 1, 2020

Every year in the Catholic Church we have a “World Day of Prayer for the sick” on February 11, which is also the feast of Our Lady of Lourdes.

By Fr. John Burger

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