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Columban formation prepares students for a life together marked by true interculturality as a sign of the communion we promote in mission. The formation program encourages, supports and challenges students to respond generously and faithfully to the missionary call

COLUMBAN FORMATION UPDATE as of August 2017

COLUMBAN FORMATION UPDATE as of August 2017

The Columban Formation Program in the Philippines started the new academic year 2017-2018 with the students’ annual retreat at St. Scholastica’s Center of Spirituality, Tagaytay City from July 30 till August 5. The students were privileged to have Fr. Patrick O ’Donoghue, the former Director of the Philippine region, presently assigned to Myanmar, as the retreat director. The opening mass for the academic year was held at the Singalong chapel on August 6. The students began their classes for the first semester on August 7.

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The Moment I Felt God Embraced Me in the Community Life

The Moment I Felt God Embraced Me in the Community Life

By Columban Hkun Myat Aung...The author is a Columban seminarian from Myitkina, Myanmar who joined the Columban formation program here in the Philippines in 2015. At present he is studying Philosophy at the University of Santo Tomas.

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What I Have Learned from CLINICAL PASTORAL EDUCATION (CPE)

What I Have Learned from CLINICAL PASTORAL EDUCATION (CPE)

Here's a sharing from Columban student Peter LiChun Dong on his CPE experience at the National Kidney and Transplant Institute.

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Christmas in Negros, Philippines

Christmas in Negros, Philippines

What was it like to a Myanmarese and three Fijian Columban seminarians to spend their first Christmas in the Philippines at the Negros Nine farm in Kabankalan, Negros Occidental in 2016?

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