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We have many Books for sale that cover the history and development of our missions in China, Korea, Japan, Philippines,  


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Sister Xavier Berkeley

By Anthony Kwok & Judith Callaghan

This is the wonderful account of the life and work of Agnes Mary Philomena Berkeley who for 54 years dedicated her life to the poor of China and became known as ‘Big Mother’. £5.00 +P&P|


The Red Lacquered Gate

By William E. Barrett

This book is an account of the early days of the Columban Fathers and the courage of its founder Fr. Edward Galvin. W.E. Barrett has created this colourful, dramatic portrait of an unusual man whose strong Catholic faith helped him survive the horrors and heartbreak of his demanding mission to China. £8.00 +P&P


Japan Journey

By Edward Fischer

This is the story of Columban Missionary Priests in Japan. This book chronicles the story of two hundred years of Christianity in Japan, including the legendary St. Maximilian Kolbe. £5.00 +P&P

Mindanao Mission

By Edward Fischer

Professor Fischer’s biography of Archbishop Patrick Cronin’s forty years in the Philippines is a moving, gnawing book that pricks the conscience of the reader. £5.00 +P&P