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St. Columban’s Day 2021

Inner Pilgrimage Invitation. Quotes from St. Columban.    ‘Life is a real road, broad for some, narrow for others.’      (St. Columban Sermon 5)  ‘We do not seek a God dwelling far off but a God who abides in us.’  (St. Columban Sermon 1)  ‘Understand the creation if you want to know the creator.’  (St. Columban...

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Diwali 2021

Happy Diwali 2021.  Diwali, known as the festival of lights, is one of the most anticipated festivals in the Hindu calendar. Also known as Deepavali, it is commemorated by lighting diyas and decorating the house.                           Diwali is one of the most awaited festivals. This year, Diwali falls on November 4. The Festival of Lights celebrates...

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Korean Independence Day 2021

Korean Independence Day 2021.    Independence day in South Korea falls on August 15 annually when it celebrates the achievement of the military and diplomatic campaign by the Korean Independence Movement to get the independence of Korea from Japan.  It is also known as ‘Gwangbokjeol,’ which translates to ‘bringing back the light.’ This name represents...

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World Environment Day 2021. 10 Billion Tree Tsunami, Pakistan

Ten Billion Tree Tsunami Pakistan.    World Environment Day is celebrated every year on June 5, to remind humans that they are not alone on this planet. There is a huge biological ecosystem that exists and human beings survive because of that. World Environment Day is observed by United Nations to encourage worldwide awareness and...

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World Environment Day 2021

Ten Million Tree Tsunami Pakistan.    World Environment Day is celebrated every year on June 5, to remind humans that they are not alone on this planet. There is a huge biological ecosystem that exists and human beings survive because of that. World Environment Day is observed by United Nations to encourage worldwide awareness and...

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Happy St. Patrick’s Day 2021.

Wishing all our friends a very happy St. Patrick’s Day 2021. St. Patrick’s Prayer May the Strength of God pilot us. May the Power of God preserve us. May the Wisdom of God instruct us. May the Hand of God protect us. May the Way of God direct us. May the Shield of God defend...

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Q & A with Sr. Mary Greaney, ministering to Dublin’s Chinese community.

Q & A with Sr. Mary Greaney, ministering to Dublin’s Chinese community                                                                                      ...

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UN declares 4 February ‘International Day of Human Fraternity’.

UN declares 4 February ‘International Day of Human Fraternity’ The UN General Assembly adopts a resolution declaring 4 February as the International Day of Human Fraternity. It comes as the result of Christian-Muslim cooperation to promote peace, harmony and intercultural dialogue in the world. The UN General Assembly on 21 December adopted a resolution declaring...

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Golden Jubilee Celebration.

Golden Jubilee Ceremonies of Srs. Rebecca Conlon and Roberta Ryan On December 8th and 12th 2020.  We, Rebecca and Roberta are grateful to all the people who were and are part of our lives over these 50 years and beyond.  We are grateful to our parents and families, our Columban community worldwide, our friends, relatives,...

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St. Columban’s Day 2020

        St. Columban’s Day Greetings 2020. Dear Friends, Families, Benefactors and followers, Wishing you every blessing on this the Feast of St. Columban. In the words of St. Columban, may Christ paint His image on you and may you be blessed. May St. Columban look after your family. With deepest gratitude, Columban Sisters....

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