Sharing Mission Experiences

Pope’s Video-June 2017 “Eliminate Arms Trade”

Let us pray all together that national leaders may firmly commit themselves to ending the arms trade which victimizes so many innocent people. It is an absurd contradiction to speak of peace, to negotiate peace, and at the same time, promote or permit the arms trade. Is this war or that war really a war...

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Pope’s Video-May 2017

  That Christians in Africa, in imitation of the Merciful Jesus, may give prophetic witness to reconciliation, justice, and peace.      

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Pope Francis – April 2017

“I know that you, young people, don’t want to be duped by a false freedom, always at the beck and call of momentary fashions and fads. I know that you aim high. Is that true, or am I wrong?   Don’t leave it to others to be the protagonists of change. You, young people, are the...

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A Different Way to Celebrate by Sr. Elizabeth Doyle, SSC

Sr. Elizabeth Doyle spent Corpus Christi evening waiting for help by the side of a septic tank where she’d fallen, joining in with hymns being sung in the nearby chapel. It happened on Corpus Christi. I had celebrated the Feast with its special Mass and Procession, Brass Band and traditional hymns with all the people...

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Columban Sisters Want to Thank you for your Support

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All I Wanted For Christmas…

  I set out chocolate chip cookies For santa’s long flight. Finished my chores quickly And early to bed tonight. Tree shining brightly in the window, Passers-by admiring its glow. How many gifts will Santa bring me? All I want for Xmas Is a loving family, Lots of food.   No gifts When Thanksgiving came....

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“The Pope’s World Wide Prayer Network”

 

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Autumn Newsletter

The first group of Columban Sisters went to Chile in response to a request from Bishop Fernando Ariztia.  In his letter to the Congregational Leader the bishop wrote: “I want Sisters who would be involved, not in educational or social work, but in direct work in the fundamental mission of the Church – evangelization and...

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China Mission In Ireland

  The universality of the Catholic Church has become very evident in Ireland. During the past ten years many of the young Chinese, resident here, have  encountered God through many different ways which led them to join our Chinese Catechumenate class. Each  Eastertide  we usually have between twenty to thirty  catechumens being baptised as well...

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Breaking the Bonds of Poverty

My name is Sr Young Mi Choi and I live and work in the parish of Cristo Liberador, one of twelve parishes which comprise the district of San Juan de Lurigancho in the eastern part of Lima, in the foothills of the Andes.  It is the most densely populated district in all Latin America, with...

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