U.S. Region Centennial Year Events & Celebraion

Columban centennial logoThe year 2018 marks the 100th anniversary of the Missionary Society of St. Columban. Below is a list of events and activities across the United States that are being held in celebration of our centennial. Please join us!

 

 

Date Event Location City
February 11 Centennial Year Mass (11am) & luncheon celebration (Reservations Required) United Irish Cultural Center San Francisco, CA
February 17 Lenten Retreat: The Journey of Conversion ( 9 a.m. - 1 p.m., Reservations Required) St. Columbans Bellevue, NE
April 2 Launch of "Sharing Gospel Joy" online in both Spanish and English. Sharing the lived expression of Gospel Joy through social media.    
April 21 Centennial Mass in conjunction with Ecumenical Advocacy Days Doubletree by Hilton, Crystal City Washington, DC
May 13 Sharing Stories of Missionary Vocation and Life; Fr. Kwon TaeMoon (China) & Son SeonYoung, Lay Missionary (Myanmar) St. Adalbert Church Omaha, NE
May 14-20 Centennial Year Celebration of Columban Mission - Daily Presentation on Columban Mission, followed by retreat/concert by Fr. Diego Cabrera on Pentecost Sunday. Corpus Christi Parish Rancho Anapra, Juarez, Mexico
May 19 & 20 Sharing Stories of Missionary Vocation and Life; Fr. Kwon TaeMoon (China) & Son SeonYoung, Lay Missionary (Myanmar) Korean Martyrs' Church Chicago, IL
May 20 Centennial Year Mass (2pm) followed by a Social (3 – 5pm) S.S. Peter & Paul Church West Chester, PA
May 20 Retreat-Concert by Fr. Diego Cabrera on Penticost Sunday Corpus Christi Parish Rancho Anapra, Juarez, Mexico
May 26 & 27 Sharing Stories of Missionary Vocation and Life; Fr. Kwon TaeMoon (China) & Son SeonYoung, Lay Missionary (Myanmar) St. Andrew Kim Church Irving, TX
June 2 & 3 Sharing Stories of Missionary Vocation and Life; Fr. Kwon TaeMoon (China) & Son SeonYoung, Lay Missionary (Myanmar) Korean Martyrs' Church Westminster, CA
June 3 Centennial Year Mass (3pm) and Social (4 – 6pm); Presided by Cardinal Blase J. Cupich Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church Glenview, IL
June 8 Centennial celebration for current and former GMO Co-workers. Guest speaker: Gary Walker St. Columbans Bellevue, NE
June 9 & 10 Sharing Stories of Missionary Vocation and Life (Korean). Fr. Kwon TaeMoon (China) & Son SeonYoung, Lay Missionary (Myanmar) St. Joseph the Worker Canoga Park, CA
June 16 Centennial Year Mass and Dancing for the World Celebration Glendale Civic Auditorium Glendale, CA
June 23 Fiesta - Centennial Year & 50th anniversary of St. Columban Church St. Columban Church Los Angeles, CA
July 1 Centennial Year Mass (3 p.m.) and Social. Presided by Archbishop George Lucas.St.  St. Columbkille Church Papillion, NE
July 29 Centennial Festival Columban Retirement Home Bristol, RI
August 11 Centennial Year Mass (11 a.m.) followed by lunch Columban's on the Lake Silver Creek, NY
August 18 Religious Music Concert Corpus Christi Parish Rancho Anapra, Juarez, Mexico
August 19 Religious Music Concert   El Paso, TX
August 26 Open Air Family Festival (12 noon-8 p.m.) St. Columbans Bellevue, NE
October 1 Centennial Year Golf Tournament   Bellevue, NE
October 6 Centennial, Sunday Vigil Mass (6:30 p.m.) and religious concert St. Vincent Church, 621 W. Adams Blvd. Los Angeles, CA
October 20 Centennial Mass (5:15 p.m.) followed by mission exhibition St. Patrick Cathedral, 1118 N. Mesa El Paso, TX
October 21 Centennial Mass ( 2 p.m.) and Social St. Elizabeth Church Milton, MA
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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