We are the Columban
Missionaries in Britain

The Society of St. Columban is an international Catholic missionary organisation centred on the Eucharist that crosses boundaries of culture and religion to reveal, by word and by action, the Good News of Jesus Christ. We participate in God’s mission and help to establish a world of peace with justice and care for the integrity of creation in solidarity with poor, exploited and marginalised communities.

Learn about the roots of our mission work
Invitation to Mission programme participant Danny sweeny and a group from the San Columbano parish in Chile join a youth pilgrimage to St. Teresa's Sanctuary in the Andes.HERO A celebration to mark the end of the Columban era at Christ the King parish in Ba, FijiJames holds a banner made by children from St Bernard's School in Birmingham at a climate justice march in December to coincide with COP28Columban lay missionaries accompany women seeking sanctuary in the UK on a social and cultural visit to a 'living' museum in Birmingham.Pastoral worker Daniel Savji in Pakistan reads stories from the Picture Bible to children

“How beautiful upon the mountains are the feet of the messenger who announces peace, who brings good news, who announces salvation, who says to Zion, “Your God reigns.”