Fr. Jim Mulroney interviews fellow Columban priests, sisters and lay missionaries. His guests give their perspective on how they became missionaries, and the countries and missions where they live and work. The videos were produced by the St. Columbans Mission Society in Australia.
In this episode, Fr. Cathal Gallagher and Fr. John Boles, who are on mission in Peru, speak about the changes encountered to their everyday life during COVID, new systems they have adapted to and programs they have developed to continue supporting the people they serve.
Columban Fr. Jim Mulroney speaks with Fr. Euikyun Carlo Jung who is a Columban missionary from South Korea currently working in Fiji.
Fr. Thomas Rouse is the Columban leader in New Zealand. He was ordained and was appointed to Fiji in 1976, where he spent most of his missionary life. In 2014, he was appointed Mission Coordinator of St. Columbans, Lower Hutt, in New Zealand.
Fr. Jason Antiquera is a Columban missionary from the Philippines who is working in Korea. In this episode of Meet a Columban, Fr. Jason speaks to Columban Fr. Jim Mulroney about his priesthood and his Art Ministry, which shares the mission of God and the Gospel of joy through arts.
Columban Fr. Jim Mulroney speaks with Columban Fr. Gary Walker, who currently lives at the Columban house in Sandgate, Brisbane, Australia. They speak about his experience of being assigned to the mission in Jamaica. Fr. Gary had previously served as the editor of the Far East Magazine and Regional Director of Australia and New Zealand.
Columban Fr. Jim Mulroney speaks with Columban Fr. Don Hornsey who worked in Chile, Brazil and Peru for more than 40 years. He is currently based in Aotearoa, New Zealand.
Columban Fr. Jim Mulroney speaks with Elbert Balbastro from the Philippines who was recently ordained as a Columban deacon.
Columban Fr. Jim Mulroney speaks with Jerry Lohera from the Philippines who was recently ordained a Columban deacon.
Columban Fr. Jim Mulroney speaks with Columban Fr. Frank Hoare. He is a Regional Council member and Student Formation educator in Fiji and has been working in Fiji since 1973.
Columban Fr. Jim Mulroney speaks with Fr. Kwon Taemoon SSC who was ordained a Columban priest in South Korea in 2010. He has spent most of his years since ordination in Taiwan, where he studied the Mandarin language and worked in various parishes. He has also completed a two-year course in the United States in spiritual direction and is currently living in Manila with Columban seminarians. As there are Mandarin, Korean and English students, his linguistic ability in the three languages serves both him and the Columbans well.