Leprosy Leprosy

Like in the time of Jesus, the lepers often feel abandoned by their family and excluded from the community. Due to the distance and the lack of money to defray travel expenses, a lot of them never get visitors.

Jubilee for the Earth | The Spirituality of Biodiversity Jubilee for the Earth  |  The Spirituality of Biodiversity

Columban Missionaries welcome the Season of Creation 2020 with a podcast series on Jubilee For the Earth: Biodiversity & Our Sacred Story, a mini-series about the beauty of biodiversity and the threats it faces. Welcome to the first episode: "The Spirituality of Biodiversity".

COVID 19 Reflections COVID 19 Reflections

Two first-term Columban Lay Missionaries arrived in the Philippines last February 22, 2020. On February 27, they traveled to Davao City to begin their six months of full-time language studies (Binisaya). On March 11, the World Health Organization had declared COVID-19 a pandemic. On March 15, a modified lockdown had been declared in the different provinces of the country. Barely four months in the Philippines, Latai and Mereani share how they are coping with all the uncertainties.

Stories of Hope: Divine Mercy Village (Part 2) Stories of Hope: Divine Mercy Village (Part 2)

" Like a fertile ground on which plants can grow and bear fruit, it is our fervent hope that these stories will encourage communities, especially the youth to share in this vision by working together and making the world a better place to live in, now and into the future."

Jubilee for the Earth Jubilee for the Earth

“Jubilee for the Earth” is a podcast mini-series about biodiversity and our sacred story produced by the Missionary Society of St. Columban. We are happy to announce that the trailer for the show is live! You can listen to the podcast (Apple, Spotify, SoundCloud) or watch the video (Facebook, YouTube).