Celebrating 50 Years of Devotion: Fr. Ed O’Connell

May 31, 2023
In a world that often seems transient and fast-paced, where commitments can wane, and attention spans can diminish, it is truly awe-inspiring to witness a journey marked by unwavering dedication and profound faith.
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  Fr Tim Mulroy and Vida Hequilan visit Lower Hutt Columbans in New Zealand

May 29, 2023
Our Columban Society Leader, Fr Tim Mulroy, and the leader of the Columban Central Lay Mission Leadership Team, Vida Hequilan, arrived at Wellington airport on May 23 for a 3 day visit to the Columban House in Lower Hutt.
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  Interconnectedness of all of God’s Creation

May 17, 2023
During the second year of the COVID pandemic, I had the chance to know some of the families in the area when I immersed myself in the locality and appreciated the nature around me. The landscape is incredible with the seas on one end and the farms leading up to the mountain on the other.
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  Responding to the climate crisis in Pakistan

May 16, 2023
Since Christmas, we moved into the rehabilitation phase from the initial emergency relief effort. We have started a housing project for poor families whose homes were destroyed.
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  Missionary to Pakistan

May 02, 2023
Fr Pat Visanti is from Rotuma, a Polynesian island in Fiji. On holiday to Fiji recently he shared some of his experiences. Here are a few stories he told us.
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  Would you do it again?

May 01, 2023
Fr Frank Hoare, a Columban missionary in Fiji, reflects on his decision to become a missionary priest when he was seventeen and has no regrets about his choice.
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  Proverbs in Mission - by Fr Barry Cairns

Apr 20, 2023
Proverbs are the ancient wisdom of a country’s culture expressed in pithy sentences – and often with humour. Proverbs provide missionaries with an insight into how their adopted people think and act
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2023 Columban Mid-Year Appeal

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