Welcome to St. Columban's

Saint Peter depicts the church as a building and each believer as a living stone in that construction. The foundation or cornerstone is Jesus Christ. 
Come, visit us - become one of these living stones!

About us 

Here, we introduce you to our clergy and non-clergy cotacts.
If you have any questions regarding our mission, our services, or how we follow the call of Christ in general, please do not hesitate to contact us. 
We will be happy to answer any and all of your questions. 

Vicar Robert Vukovic

Robert is a son of Croatian immigrants who settled in Germany in the early 1970s. He was born in Frankfurt but by his deep connection to his parents’ home country of Croatia, he grew up in both German and Croatian traditions, cultures, and languages.

He studied Catholic theology at the Theological Faculty in Fulda and at the Ludwig-Maximilians-University in Munich and was ordained as a deacon in the Roman Catholic tradition in 2009 and a priest in 2010. He worked as a priest in Germany, Croatia, and temporarily in Hawai’i, and was received into the priestood of the Episcopal Church on September 12, 2021.

Warden Dr. James Hunt

Dr. James J. Hunt is a life-time member of the Anglican Episcopal Church.  He grew up and studied in New England.  He came to Germany for his Doctorate.  He enjoys raising two young children and traveling and spending time with his family.

Treasurer Dr. Isabel Tonin

Dr. Isabel Tonin: treasurer of the St Columban mission since 2011,  grew up as roman catholic, confirmed in the Anglican Church after joining this mission.  Brazilian, mother of two small children, living in Germany.  Computer scientist, PHD, active software developer.  Loves her family, gardening, and cooking.

Our Bishop
The Rt. Rev. Mark D. W. Edington

Bishop Edington became Bishop in Charge of the Convocation of Episcopal Churches in Europe on April 6, 2019.

The Rt. Rev. Mark D.W. Edington of the Diocese of Massachusetts was elected as the next Bishop in Charge of the Convocation on October 20, 2018. The election took place during the annual Convention of the Convocation in All Saints Church in Waterloo Belgium.

He is the second elected bishop of the convocation. Bishop Edington left his positions as rector of Saint John's Eipiscopal Church in Newtonville, Massachusetts, and director of the Amherst College Press and joined the Convocation of Episcopal Churches in Europe effective March 1, 2019. His Ordination and Consecration as Bishop took place on April 6, 2019 at the American Cathedral of the Holy Trinity in Paris, France. As part of this liturgy, he was  installed as Bishop in charge of the Convocation, succeeding Bishop Whalon in this position.

Based in Karlsruhe

You find us in the city of Karlsruhe near the center of the city in Weststadt., Röntgenstraße 3 / Ökumeneplatz at the Old-Catholic Auferstehungskirche. We are guests of the Old Catholic Church, also our full communion partners since 1931! 
We are grateful for their hospitality.

Services

in English on the first Saturday of a month,
7:00pm.

All are welcome

God loves everyone!
All are welcome - 
no exceptions! 

The City of Karlsruhe

Karlsruhe is located in the south-west of Germany quite close to the river Rhine and the border to France. It is a lively town of about 300,000 people and an important center for science, education, and administration. In fact, it it sometimes called the center of law, housing the two most important court in Germany, namely the German constitutional court (“Bundesverfassungsgericht”) and the highest german criminal court (“Bundesgerichtshof”). In the realm of science and education the most important entity is the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) combing a traditional university with one of the largest federal research centers. Over 22,000 students and almost 10,000 teaching and administrative staff learn and work at KIT. KIT is one of the 100 top universities worldwide with a focus on fundamental and engineering sciences. KIT is the center of an internationally renowned academic landscape attracting students from all part of the worlds. Accordingly, many courses are taught in English and English serves as the ‘lingua franca’ for all scientific purposes. 
Karlsruhe was also the venue of the 11th World Council of Churches in 2022 where our congregations together with the Old-Catholic Church hosted a joint Eucharistic service.

The Anglican Episcopal community worldwide

St Columban is part of the woldwide tradition

How to find us

Address: Röntgenstraße 3/Ökumeneplatz (Old-Catholic Church of the Resurrection), 76133 Karlsruhe

Public Transport: 'Mühlburger Tor' and 'Kunstakademie / Hochschule' 

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