Monthly Newsletter


It is nice to hear someone say to you, “Make sure you stay in touch." You might be leaving to move to another place or to go on mission somewhere overseas.


The empowerment of women and girls is a most urgent need in today’s world where discrimination, violence and exploitation of women and girls, especially in the developing…


I first considered becoming a priest when I was seven years old. Mysteriously enough I still remember that strong feeling of being called by God.


After a poem by the Koryo monk Ch’ungji


In Memory of Cardinal Stephen Kim Sou-hwan


Learning a new language is only part of the challenge for missionaries. Local people have their own cultural values and see things differently from outsiders.


A few years ago, I was enrolled in a university in Wuhan, China.


Savenaca Momo from Nadelei in Ba Province, Fiji, is the epitome of a gentle giant. He joined the first team of Columban lay missionaries to leave Fiji.


In 1970 I was a theology student at our Columban seminary in Ireland and worked in our book store.


The Columban Missionary Society which was originally founded for mission in China finally ordained its first Chinese Columban at the beginning of 2020.


This video production by Preda Foundation shows the life and recovery of the teenagers who were rescued from human traffickers and the horrors of abuse and sexual…


When we look at the scene of the baptism of Jesus as depicted by Christian artists the important figures seem to be Jesus, John the Baptist and the Holy Spirit descending…