Sharing Mission Experiences

Pandemic Surprise and Blessing.

                      Pandemic Surprise and Blessing.  I would like to share with you a very touching Pandemic Surprise I experienced recently. This special event was a reminder to me of, Pope Francis call to be “Missionary Disciples” no matter where we find ourselves. Two weeks ago I received an unexpected email from an ex-...

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Farewell to a Faithful Friend-Associate in Hong Kong.

  Farewell to a Faithful Friend-Associate in Hong Kong. We the Columban Sisters and “Friends of St. Columban” mourn the loss of one of their first Associates in Hong Kong.        Wong kwok Wah – Daniel passed away on August 20th 2020.  We give thanks for Daniel’s life of love and service and...

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Farewell to a Faithful Friend-Associate in Hong Kong

Farewell to a Faithful Friend in Hong Kong. We the Columban Sisters and “Friends of St. Columban” mourn the loss of one of their first Associates in Hong Kong.        Wong kwok Wah – Daniel passed away on August 20th 2020.  We give thanks for Daniel’s life of love and service and his...

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International Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade and its Abolition.

International Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade and its Abolition. The United Nations’ (UN) International Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade and its Abolition is annually observed on August 23 to remind people of the tragedy of the transatlantic slave trade. It gives people a chance to think about the historic...

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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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