Resources

Our articles and resources are prepared by staff, other members of the Columban community, and organizations the Columbans work with. We welcome their use for your prayerful reflection and your advocacy efforts. 

 

  • Lenten Novena for Protectors of Mother Earth

    The Columban Center for Advocacy and Outreach and the Sisters of Mercy of the Americas’ Institute Justice Team developed this novena to invite people of faith to join in solidarity with people, especially indigenous communities, who are courageously speaking out against the impacts of extractive industries. Too many of them have sacrificed their lives to protect water, land and sacred territory. Despite their experience of life-destroying and systemic oppression, they continue to bear witness...

  • Columban Creation Covenant

    This September we are invited to celebrate and honor our common home by observing the Season of Creation. It is a time to connect to the natural world around us and live out our spiritual call to care for it. In this spirit, we offer this Columban Creation Covenant as a guide to committing ourselves to the common home which sustains us all. In this spirit, we offer this Columban Creation Covenant as a guide to committing ourselves to the common home which sustains us all.