100 Points of Light - 1939


In the late 1930s, the Columbans were discussing the possibility of establishing a presence in the state of California.

100 Points of Light - 1982


In the March 1982 issue of the newsletter Columban Intercom, a groundbreaking article by Columban Father Sean J. Coyle appeared. 

100 Points of Light - 1950


Prior to his missionary career, Columban founder Bishop Edward J. Galvin had served in Brooklyn, New York, as a young parish priest.

100 Points of Light - 1961


In 1961, the Columbans had maintained a mission presence in the Latin American countries of Peru and Chile for about a decade.


About us

Columban logoThe 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.

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Missionary Society of St. Columban
P.O. Box 10
St, Columbans, NE 68056
Phone: 877-299-1920
Fax: 402-291-4984
email: mission@columban.org