Edmund Rice – Love in Action

“Edmund’s spirit of inclusivity and culture of family had its genesis in Ballybricken with the unknown wife of Mr Rice and those most depraved and abandoned of our community, those thieves, abandoned females and miscreants of all denominations.

Edmund’s mission is Jesus:  I have come that you may life and have it to the full.”

Edmund Rice Vision Alive

We would normally have our Family Day in Callan around this time but Members of Timiri are invited to attend this day in Emmaus instead. We would encourage you to attend, to reflect and join the conversation in how we as a group can contribute in nurturing the Edmund Rice Vision today. Timiri are part of the Edmund Rice Network and through our prayer meetings, our gatherings and our website we play our part in promoting the vision of Edmund Rice today.

Edmund Rice Week – Cork Life Centre

Cork Life Centre will hold their annual Edmund Rice Week from the 8th to 11th May. Each day  during the event they have prominent guest speakers from the world of education, literature, politics, advocacy, acting, children’s rights and activism.

Feastday of Blessed Edmund Rice

Saturday, 5th May is the feastday of Blessed Edmund Rice. In his birthplace in Westcourt, Callan, Co. Kilkenny there will be a Triduum in his honour at 7.30pm each evening from Wednesday, 2nd May to Friday, 4th May.

Recognising GOOD FRIDAY among us

Prayer, Reflection and a quiet space on Good Friday.

Edmund Rice Schools Trust (NI) Annual Foundation Lecture

Edmund Rice Schools Trust, Northern Ireland, will hold its Annual Foundation Lecture in St. Mary’s University College, Belfast on Tuesday, 13th March at 7.30pm. The guest speaker is Mr. Gerry Lundy, Former Deputy Chief Executive of CCMS and current NICCE nominee on the Board of Education Authority. The theme of the lecture is – Adapting […]
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Amoris Laetitae! The Joy of love!

Does the family contine to be good news for today’s world?

A Thought for Today

“You have to be where you are to get where………..”

Thought for Today

In Winter the bare boughs that seem to sleep………..

Thought for the Day

“Difficult problems are best solved ……

Thought for the Day

“The MASTER observes the world but…………………”

Thought for the Day

Do not despise your own place and hour…..

Thought for the Day

“If you are irritated by every rub, how will you be polished?”

Thought for the Day

“The key question to keep asking is ………….”

For unto us a Child is born. Unto us a Son is given

      For unto us a child is born. Unto us a Son is given – Isaiah 9:6 Wishing you all a very peaceful and happy Christmas.

Befriending the Darkness – Winter Solstice Ritual

A Winter Solstice ritual to be held in Emmaus on Saturday, December 16th. This ritual is part of the Rhythm of the Seasons and follows on the Equinox celebration in September. The title  ‘Befriending the Darkness’ invites us to explore the power and potential of the darkness in our winter season. It is Advent time […]
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Timirí Annual Gathering 2017

We come to share our stories and find LIFE.

Timirí Family Day Video

Timirí Family Day 2017

We held our 3rd Annual Family Day in the Edmund Rice Centre, Westcourt, Kilkenny on Saturday, 20th May. Again this year Blessed Edmund granted us a dry day in a week of heavy showers. Over 40 members and friends of Timirí Éamainn Rís gathered for this special day.   The theme this year was “Welcoming […]
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Edmund Rice Walk 2017

The second Edmund Rice Walk organised by the Christian Brothers Vocations Group took place in Waterford on Saturday, 13th May. The group that gathered in Mount Sion was smaller than last year but that didn’t impinge on the enjoyment of the day. There was a large contingent from O’ Connell Schools led by Br. Pat […]
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Edmund Rice Family Day 2017

Timirí Éamainn Rís will hold its 3rd annual Family Day in Westcourt, Callan, Co. Kilkenny on Saturday, 20th May from 2.00 to 5.00 pm. The theme of this year’s event is “Welcoming the Stranger”. The liturgy of the day will be based around the verse from scripture:  “For when I was hungry you gave me […]
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Edmund Rice Walk 2017

The annual Edmund Rice Walk, organised by the Christian Brothers’ Vocations Group, will be held on Saturday, 13th May. This year the theme is “Walking with Edmund” and part of the walk will be around the city of Waterford visiting some of the sites associated with Edmund Rice. The other part of the walk will […]
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Drawing from our own wells – Day of Reflection

We are at the springtime of the year when nature beckons us to notice the wonder of new life as the daffodils brighten our days and signal that winter is receding. The approach of Lent reminds us to do some spiritual ‘spring cleaning’ so to speak!   The Christian Brothers Province Spirituality Group, in reflecting […]
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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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