Remembering those who’ve journeyed with us

by Emma Darling

Remembering our loved ones who have departed this past year.

During the month of November we invite you to join us in prayer as we remember those members of the worldwide Columban community who have died during the past year, including the following Columban missionaries;

Fr. William B Schmitt Sr. Marie Galvin Fr. Alban Sueper
Sr. Mary Nugent Fr. Joseph Flanagan Fr. Noel Connolly
Fr. Pat Baker Sr. Redemta Twomey Fr. Paedar O’Loughlin
Fr. Frank Mannion Fr. Peter Kenny Fr. James Gavigan
Fr. David Wall Fr. Seamus O’Connor Fr. Paul Prendergast
Sr. Julianna O’Neil  Fr. Richard Steinhilber Fr. Francis Grady
Fr. Michael Sinnott Fr. Robert Clark Fr. Padraig Murphy
Fr. William Sullivan


During this month we also remember our benefactors, their families and their friends. We give thanks to God for their lives and their service to others.

We invite you to tell us of departed loved ones that you would like us to remember in our prayers during daily Masses. All names receive will be placed before the altar of the Columban Chapel in Solihull.

Please email your list to, alternatively write their names on a piece of paper and send this to the address below:

Columban Mission Office

St. Columban’s

Widney Manor Road


B93 9AB

“The Lord asks everything of us, ands in return he offers us true life, the happiness for which we were created.”

Pope Francis, Gaudete et Exsultate.