There are 15 members of the Region of Fiji, 9 are Columban priests,  4 are lay missionaries (from Fiji and the Phiippines) and one is a Burmese priest who has generously offered 6 years to work with us here. We also have 3 seminarians, from Fiji, Rotuma and Rabi.

Altogether, we come from 7 different countries and are involved in the following ministries:

a)   Parish ministry °V we work in the parishes of Ba, Raiwaqa and Labasa

b)   Formation programs:  for the priesthood and  for lay mission

c)   Two of us are members of the staff of the Pacific Regional Seminary (PRS)

d)   We are very active in promoting the ideals of mission in the local church.

e)   Promoting Vocations to the Columban priesthood and lay missionary life, seen in the broader picture of youth ministry in the diocese and close cooperation with our °•Companions in Mission°¶

f)    Working for Justice, Peace and the Integrity of Creation, hand in hand with the diocese and also Civic Society groups.

g)   Archdiocesan  office for translating the Bible and liturgical texts into Fijian (Vosa)

h)   Hospital ministry, and outreach to the Korean and Rabi/Kiribati linguistic groups°K

The Regional Director at this time  is Fr Donal McIlraith,  Address:Columban Fathers PO Box 2364 Government Buildings Suva FIJI - Phone:+679-3308-290 Fax: +679-3308-292: follow us at