Sharing Mission Experiences

Super Nuns: the fearless sisters fighting human trafficking.

SUPER NUNS: the fearless sisters fighting human trafficking.  UISG have always interesting topics to share with us and as this February 8th marks the International Day of Prayer and Awareness Against Human Trafficking they remind us that Pope Francis has repeatedly put the spotlight on the scourge of human trafficking and appealed for concrete action...

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Lunar New Year 2020

2020 Lunar New Year Wishing all of our Friends a very happy Lunar New Year, January 25th 2020. This is the 4717th Chinese year. The zodiac sign of 2020 is the Rat. According to the Lunar zodiac calendar, 2020 is the Male Metal Rat year. The color of Metal in the Chinese Horoscope is connected...

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Remembering Sr. Joan Sawyer

The Road to Lurigancho. “I was in prison and you visited me”. Mt. 25;36. The Road to Lurigancho is the story of Sister Joan Sawyer who 36 years ago today was brutally killed with the prisoners in Luringanco prison. In it we hear about “the incident which begun earlier in the day when the nine...

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Amazonia, Gathering the Seeds and Scattering the Fruit, Britain

Amazonia, Gathering the Seeds and Scattering the Fruit, Britain. Over these past three weeks of the Synod, Columban Sisters throughout the world have been gathering the seeds from the Amazon Synod, by keeping their finger on the pulse of all the happenings there and now look to the future with a plan of action, by...

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Amazonia celebrated by the Columban Sisters.

Amazonia a la Columban Sisters. Amazonia: New Paths for the Church and for an Integral Ecology.”     Philippines:                                                                                                         Srs. Divina,...

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Sr. Maria Kim Renews her Vows.

Congratulations to Sr. Maria Kim as she Renews her Vows. We congratulate Sr. Maria who Renewed her Vows at a special Eucharistic Ceremony held in the chapel of our Columban Sisters’ Area House, Seoul on August 27th  Fr. Donal O’Keeffe, SSC was the celebrant.  It was a joyful occasion as the Sisters in the Area...

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Remembering Mother Mary Patrick on 60th Death Anniversary

Remembering Mother Mary Patrick on the 60th Anniversary of her Death. There is an aura of independence flooding us these days as we celebrate the independence of 7 countries in 2 days.  Pakistan yesterday, 14th August;  South Korea, India, North Korea, Congo, Bahrain and Liechtenstein today the 15th . Many are still struggling for freedom...

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Cemetery Day 2019. Magheramore.

Cemetery Day 15, 2019. MAGHERAMORE. Sr. Redempta Twomey. After days of rain the sun shone, and we shone too, all anxiety about the weather dissolved under a lovely June sky. Preparations for our 9th Cemetery Day were complete. The house was shining, the flowers spilling over, the grounds we were a joyful ‘Aah!’. Old treasures,...

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Warm welcome to Pakistan.

Warm Welcome to Pakistan. Srs. Anne Carbon and Ha Suk Shin were warmly welcomed to Pakistan by  Srs. Yoon Mi Kim and Rebecca Conlon  on March 12th 2019 at Jinnah International Airport Karachi.                                    Ibn ‘Arabi’s poem on the “Religion of Love” described the...

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“I was in prison and you visited me”. Mt. 25;36.

“I was in prison and you visited me”. Mt. 25;36. 35 years on, Joan Sawyer is an inspiration and a challenge to us all. Joan’s motto was ‘Behold the handmaid of the Lord’ and now during this Advent season as we journey with Our Lady, the woman wrapped in silence, so too we remember Joan...

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