Thought for the Day

“When we were children, we used to think that when…….”

Thought for the Day

“ALWAYS and NEVER are two words……..”

Finding Banni

This documentary airs on RTE 2, Wednesday 30th November, at 9.30 pm. RTE reporter, Colm Flynn, travels to Belarus to find out what happened to Banni, a young boy with disabilities, who was to be fostered by the Flynn family. This fell through at the last minute and left the Flynn family heartbroken and with […]
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Thought for the Day

“God’s present is his presence…..”

In Remembrance

In Remembrance ….”No person is ever truly alone…”

All Saints Day

Prayer for All Saints Day

150 years of Edmund Rice Education in Belfast

ERST Northern Ireland is celebrating 150 years of Christian Brother / Edmund Rice education in Belfast -“12th November 1866 to Saturday, 12th November 2016”.

Pope’s Prayer Intentions for October

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No thanks

On Saturday morning I carried out a sort of ritual self-emptying. Mobile phone, credit card, car keys, cash (apart from a single Euro coin for the locker and a €20 note), glasses case, watch and pen were all piled on the bed before I left for the twenty-five minute walk to Wheatfield prison. This self-emptying […]
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Edmund Rice Walk – Journeying Together for Mission

The Edmund Rice Walk from Kilmacthomas to Clonea was held on a beautiful, sunny 28th May. This was one of a number of events organised this year by the Christian Brothers (Europe ) Vocations Group. The theme for the day was “Journeying Together for Mission” and the walk was in solidarity with refugees and migrants. It was […]
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Timirí Family Day – The Feminine in Edmund’s Life

What a wonderful afternoon of reflection, prayer and song as we pondered the women who supported, influenced and inspired Edmund in his life and mission. We gathered in the birthplace of Edmund at Westcourt, Callan in glorious sunshine while the rest of the country experienced  thunder and torrential rain and many other events had to be […]
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The ERN Justice Club Zambia

The Edmund Rice Network club at St. Raphael’s Secondary School is committed to engaging in works of justice in order to fight for the rights and freedoms of all people. In term one we ran three different campaigns aimed at getting our students involved in works of advocacy and charity work. The first was a […]
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400 Years of Irish Capuchin Life

Free Commemorative Conference to mark 400 years of Irish Capuchin Life As part of the year long celebration of 400 years of Capuchin Franciscan Service in Ireland a free conference on different aspects of the contribution of the Irish Capuchins to the history and culture of Ireland will take place in Church St. Friary on Saturday, […]
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Timirí Gathering – God’s Mercy, Compassion and Healing

“The Lord never gets tired of forgiving. We are the ones who get tired of asking him for forgiveness”. – Pope Francis
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New Horizons for the Edmund Rice Network in Latin America

A few months ago we participated in the first meeting in our South American region of Edmund Rice Education Beyond Borders. I arrived in Montevideo with many expectations, eager to partake in the network, but without many certainties, because I did not know many of the participants of the meeting. It was very gratifying to […]
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Blessed Edmund Rice – His Life and Times

CLICK TO PLAY AUDIO / Music by Peter Cole/Slides and Story by Malachy Gillen

Cork Life Centre

Offering an alternative learning environment to marginalised young people.

Coláiste Éamann Rís, Callan, Co. Kilkenny.

Providing a quality educational experience for all our students

ERN Europe Advocacy Action

So that all can live in God's freedom

The Seeds 4 Life

Plant seeds of inspiration, positivity and happiness within your mind and watch as your best life grows!

Kindness Blog

Kindness Images, Videos, True Life Stories, Quotes, Personal Reflections and Meditations.

The Blog

The latest news on and the WordPress community.


Illustrated Stories from Buenos Aires and beyond!

Timirí Éamainn Rís

Messengers of Edmund Rice

Merging Traffic

Poems, Musings, Quotes and Prayers by Dennis Ference