Around the world

Founded in 1918 as a mission to China, Columban missionaries today live and work in many countries around the world.

Columban Regions and Mission Units

Columbans World Map

Missionary Sisters of St. Columban

Founded by Bishop Edward Galvin in 1925, the Missionary Sisters of St. Columban are religious women who commit themselves to be witnesses of God’s love and compassion. They have a strong affiliation to the Columban Missionaries and are present today in many of the same countries. Please visit for more information.

“And he said to them, "Go into all the world and proclaim the gospel to the whole creation.”