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THE MISSION IS TO END POVERTY AND INJUSTICE

June 14, 2013 · 

by : Fr. Shay Cullen Muff, Co. Donegal near Derry, Ireland – A gathering of returned missionaries at the I.O.S.A.S Center (Island of Saints and Scholars) recalled the long tradition of Irish missionaries leaving families and friends and going to foreign lands for life to bring the Gospel message of God’s love and to build […]

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Missionary priest jailed in the Philippines

May 9, 2011 · 

The death in Italy of Niall O’Brien, the Columban missionary priest brought back vivid memories of the drama of his imprisonment in the early 1980s as a member of the Negros Nine, whose frame-up on a false murder charge rallied world opinion against the corrupt Marcos dictatorship in the Philippines. Niall’s life serves as a […]

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The Priest as a Prophet (Full Version)

May 6, 2011 ·  By Father Shay Cullen

Father Niall O’Brien, 64, a good friend, a brave and courageous priest of unquestionable integrity died last 27th of April in Pisa, Italy, after a long struggle with illness. He was an extraordinary Columban Missionary living out his commitment to the poor in the Philippines for the past forty years. An ardent advocate of active […]

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Missionaries like Fr Shay are Ireland’s true heroes

February 27, 2007 ·  By Joe Duffy, Irish Mail

Last week, every household in the land received an expensively produced 16-page booklet about how the government is helping the world’s poorest people. It was summary of the Government White Paper on aid for developing countries. But in the booklet there is only one, grudging mention of the great work done over the years by […]

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Missionary's work had 'huge impact'

April 29, 2004 ·  , Published in Irish Independent

THE Columban Fathers have praised their colleague Fr Niall O’Brien, who died in Italy on Tuesday night aged 64, for “the huge impact” his work in the Philippines made on his Order. Fr O’Brien became famous in 1983 when he and eight others were imprisoned on the island of Negros in the Philippines on trumped-up […]

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