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Fr. Kurt Zion Pala prostate on the floor at his ordination
Columban Fr. Kurt Zion Pala at his ordination

Become a Columban Missionary

Jesus Christ invites all Christians to incarnate His love in our world, to make it “flesh and blood” in our lives, relationships, work and play.

Columban Fr. Bill Morton
Fr. Bill Morton

Through baptism, you were committed to living a Christ-like life. Through confirmation, you personally reaffirmed that commitment. In the Eucharist, you receive his Body and Blood to nourish you and sustain your Christian living.

But are you wondering how God is calling you to live out your faith commitment?

We invite you to consider how Jesus Christ is personally calling you through your gifts and talents, your deepest hopes and aspirations, what will give you lasting satisfaction and happiness.

Our way of life is missionary priesthood, and the particular challenge we offer is this: Is Jesus Christ inviting you to join us as a Columban missionary priest?

The Columban Fathers live out that calling by living among the poor, the disadvantaged, and those who haven’t heard the Good News.

Have you considered how you will serve? Our Missionary Society involves priests, sisters, lay missionaries, staff and volunteers from around the world, all of whom have answered the call.

Contact Information

If you would like to learn more about the priesthood as a Columban missionary, contact:

Fr. Bill Morton, National Vocation Director
Missionary Society of St. Columban
1902 N. Calhoun St.
St. Columbans, NE 68056
Tel: 1-877-299-1920