Today, 7th February, is Safer Internet Day and in schools throughout Ireland our students are being helped to develop the skills and understanding to be responsible, socially conscious and effective internet users, as they explore social networks. Here is a thought worth considering.
“We must learn to live together as brothers or……..”
“Now is not the time for bigots and racists……….”
The third Monday in January (today) is often regarded as the most depressing day of the year. Here is an article from the Irish Times with some very powerful and practical advice in boosting your mental health. http://www.irishtimes.com/life-and-style/health-family/seven-everyday-ways-to-boost-your-mental-health-1.2930182#.WHt82K-p1cg.mailto
Students from Edmund Rice Schools in Midleton, Carrigaline, and Tramore make national newspaper headlines with their Advocacy Campaign on homelessness. Please spread this good news story. Read it here: http://jrnl.ie/3176238
ERST Northern Ireland is celebrating 150 years of Christian Brother / Edmund Rice education in Belfast -“12th November 1866 to Saturday, 12th November 2016”.
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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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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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 Lord never gets tired of forgiving. We are the ones who get tired of asking him for forgiveness”. – Pope Francis
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