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With love and gratitude from the bottom of our hearts

“I am not leaving Sarawak I am taking her with me.” I remember those words from the late Brother Columba before he left for Ireland after 40 years of Christ-like witnessing among the last,...

A tribute to Brother Columba Gleeson – by St Joseph’s Board of Management

We come together this morning to honour the late Br Columba Gleeson who, from 1970 till early 1988, was Principal of this School. During those years he stood on this famous stage in this...

A tribute to Brother Columba Gleeson – by Old Josephians

The late Columba James Gleeson or more popularly remembered as Brother Columba among his many former students, colleagues and friends, has left an indelible mark in the education and sporting landscapes in Sarawak. As a...

A Tribute to Brother Columba – by Today’s Catholic

Brother Columba was instrumental in the establishment of Today’s Catholic. He was one of the founding members of Today’s Catholic where the newspaper was his brainchild, initially as a bulletin for St Joseph’s Cathedral...

Tribute to Brother Columba Gleeson – by Bishop Richard Ng

Br Columba was a kind and loving person. I remember the time when I was robbed of my necklace while going back from school. I did not know how Br Columba found out but...

A tribute to Brother Columba Gleeson – by Bishop Simon Poh

Br Columba was my principal from 1976-1982. His dedication and commitment - together with Br Adrian and Br Mark - were remarkable and bore fruits in sports, athletics, academics and faith development. Br Columba...