NEWS AND ARTICLES

Commitment and Mission Commitment and Mission

"No matter how simple the work may be, being a mission partner is a calling and a vocation. God does not look on the complexity of the mission anyways, but on the manner we respond to it."

Jubilee for the Earth (Episode 4): Non-violence for the Earth Jubilee for the Earth  (Episode 4): Non-violence for the Earth

Columbans have come to believe that violence done to the Earth itself is a part of war, whether through habitat destruction, the extraction of resources for weapons, or the murder of environmental defenders. As people of faith, we have a responsibility to practice nonviolence. We can do this by choosing to live simply and sustainably, by preventing conflicts before they become violent, and by advocating against the rapid expansion of militarism around the world.

St Columban’s lesson for the Season of Creation St Columban’s lesson for the Season of Creation

According to Fr Sean McDonagh, a Columban Priest, “Learning about creation tells us who God is in our world today. This is very much in line with this new understanding that all creation is intrinsically valuable to God and we must respect it as such.”

Dialogue Through the Heart Dialogue Through the Heart

"In my journey of dialogue with other religions, I have embodied the insight that dialogue entails listening but I could only understand deeply by using my heart."