The Columbans have left “an amazing legacy” and have made “an amazing investment in people” - Dr Mary McAleese.
The Columbans were “our heroes and we looked up to them, we admired their courage, and the way in which they risked everything for the Gospel of Christ" - Archbishop Michael Neary of Tuam.
The sixth century saint is remembered as one of the greatest of the Irish missionary monks and revered across parts of Europe.
Former CDF Prefect gives catechesis address in Maynooth.
Conference launches preparations to mark 1,400th anniversary of St Columban's death.
2015 will mark the 1,400th anniversary of Saint Columban's death in Italy.