Columban Stories

Columban Stories

Pat Colgan

My interest in interfaith dialogue goes back to my childhood in Northern Ireland during what have become known as ‘The Troubles’ (1969-1994)…

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Sean Dwan

In spite of the fact that I grew up during the period of severe sectarian tension  in Ireland, I personally knew only…

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Seamus Cullen

Seamus Cullen

I came from Ireland to Japan in 1967 and after Japanese language study I was assigned to my first parish. After settling…

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Beth Sabado

Beth Sabado

My pilgrimage in—indeed conversion to–Inter-Religious Dialogue started even before I learned the phrase interreligious dialogue. Both my parents were from Luzon in…

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Rebecca Conlon

My pilgrimage in IRD started in 1989 in Selly Oaks College, Birmingham, UK, where a group of five Columban Sisters, spent time…

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