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Columban Mission Magazine Featured Stories

A Seed is Sown
October 2019
October 2019
There were so many aspects of Islam, Hinduism adn Buddhism I learned that deepened my own Christian faith
October 2019
October 2019
October 2019
October 2019
In This Issue
Here are the latest stories from Columban missionaries around the world working with the poor, homeless and those in need. You can find these stories in the current issue of Columban Mission magazine. New stories will be add each week. 


A Seed is Sown

A Seed Is Sown

 October 17, 2019

In 1986, when I was in the process of learning Cantonese, a Hong Kong friend took me to Mong Kok on the Kowloon side of Hong Kong where, for the first time, I saw sex workers waiting on the...

By Sr. Ann Gray

From Korea to Chile

 October 14, 2019

The work of the Columbans over the last 65 years has been blessed by the presence of diocesan priests (associates) who contract with the Missionary Society of St.

By Fr. Michael Hoban

The Four Felons

 October 7, 2019

Four Columbans, John Casey, Patrick Ronan, Owen O’Kane and Patrick Reilly, all attached to the Huchow mission in the Chinese Province of Chekiang, were arrested by the Communist authorities on the...

By Fr. Bernard Smyth

Every Moment Counts

 October 3, 2019

I came home for my highly anticipated home vacation in April 2018 after spending the last three years in Chile, feeling incredibly excited to be back among my family and friends.

By Michael Javier

On Prayer

 September 30, 2019

There used to be a kind of joke going around that said, “As long as there are algebra exams, there will be prayer in the public schools.” Algebra is important, but I think prayer is of even...

By Fr. John Burger

To Pause and Wonder

 October 1, 2019

“People think pleasing God is all God cares about, but any fool in the world can see he is always trying to please us back…always making little surprises and springing them on us when we least...

By Sr. Redempta Twomey

A Journey of Prayer

 October 1, 2019

The easiest way for me to write about prayer is to speak of my own journey with God. I say this because prayer is a particular experience for each person.

By Fr. Joseph Joyce

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