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Brothers of West Africa Province gather for Assembly

17 Apr 2015: Thirty-four Brothers from our West Africa Province have gathered at the Our Lady of Africa Formation House in Navrongo in northern Ghana for their annual General Assembly. This year's assembly also included a workshop facilitated by the Congregation Leader of the Presentation Brothers, Br Martin Kenneally. The topic for the week-long...
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Pres Bray students raise funds for Trócaire

10 Apr 2015: First and Second Year students at Presentation College Bray have presented Trócaire, the overseas development agency of the Catholic Church in Ireland, with a cheque for €2,624. The money was raised from sponsorship for a Lenten Fast. Lorraine O'Kelly of Trócaire visited Pres Bray to meet the students and thank them for...
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SHARE Youth Retreat takes place in Cork

09 Apr 2015: Our annual retreat for students involved in S.H.A.R.E took place on Easter Tuesday at Mardyke House in Cork city. A dozen students took part in this year's retreat which had 'The Journey to Emmaus' as its theme. Brother Martin, the spiritual director to S.H.A.R.E, and Treise from our Youth Ministry Office...
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'Soul Food' vocation evenings

01 Apr 2015: Our popular 'Soul Food' vocation information evenings will take place in Dublin on Monday, 13th April 2015 and in Cork on Friday, 17th April 2015. Full details here.
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Palm Sunday in Gboko, Nigeria

29 Mar 2015: Br Paul Atole of our community in Gboko, Nigeria, has sent us some photos of how Palm Sunday was marked today at St James Catholic Church in Yandev in Benue State. The procession took place at St Mary's Catholic Church, Mbadam. Take a look at the colourful liturgical celebration. Learn more about...
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"Blessed are the pure in heart"

25 Mar 2015: Brother Paul Atole, our vocations director in Nigeria, recently gave a leadership retreat for dozens of students at St Francis College in Gboko in Benue State. The event was organised by the Young Catholic Students of Nigeria (Y.C.S.N.) in the Diocese of Otukpo. The theme for the retreat was "Blessed are...
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Students visit Brothers in Bolgatanga, Ghana

25 Mar 2015: Our Brothers in Bolgatanga in northern Ghana received a visit from forty eight young members of the St Maria Goretti Society last week (Friday, 20th March). "The students had many questions for the Brothers," explains Br James Debuo-Der, a member of the community. "They wanted to know what we do and...
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Associates in Grenada plan prison ministry outreach

24 Mar 2015: The Presentation Associates in Grenada have decided to focus their efforts on prison ministry at Richmond Hill Prison in the capital city, St George's, after their monthly meeting last week. Presentation Associate, Beverley Steele, sends this update: Sixteen members of the Presentation Family in Grenada met last week Wednesday (March 18, 2015)...
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What to do when the oceans rise...

23 Mar 2015: The March edition of the Edmund Rice International eletter is out today! Read all about a new intern at ERI's Geneva office, Earth Hour 2015, Australia and human trafficking, and information on the International Labour Organisation (ILO). Learn more about Edmund Rice International (ERI) here.
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Reflection for Feast of Annunciation, Wednesday, March 25th

23 Mar 2015: Here is the March 2015 Lux Edmundi monthly reflection (pdf) for Catholic educators. Learn more about the Lux Edmundi group here.
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ISU sponsored music celebration takes place in Waterford

11 Mar 2015: Br Kevin Mascarenhas acted as an MC at the 6th annual Combined Teenage Celebration at Waterford Institute of Technology on Wednesday, 25th February 2015. Take a look at the programme (pdf) for the evening which lists the schools and their performance pieces.  
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Photos from Footsteps Pilgrimage

11 Mar 2015: Our Footsteps pilgrimage to Callan in County Kilkenny and Mount Sion in Waterford city was a great success! Two busloads of pilgrims left Cork and Dublin for the day-long journey in the footsteps of Blessed Edmund Rice. Callan was our first stop where we visited the Rice family cottage and prayed in...
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St Canice's win ISU hurling competition

10 Mar 2015: The 4th annual ISU (Integration and Support Unit) & GAA  Cup has been held at Mount Sion GAA Club in Waterford city. Schools from Tipperary, Kilkenny and Waterford took part with honours going to St Canice's of Kilkenny who beat Carrick-on-Suir CBS to win the shield for the first time. "All...
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Total Abstinence Club growing in Ghana

10 Mar 2015: The work of the Presentation Brothers' Total Abstinence Club in Ghana is going from strength to strength! The club, founded some years ago by Br James Debuo-Der, now has over one hundred young members. Br James is a member of our community in Bolgatanga in northern Ghana. "One of the serious problems facing...
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Lux Edmundi Lenten Reflection 2015

10 Mar 2015: Take a look at the Lux Edmundi reflection (pdf) for Lent 2015... Learn more about Lux Edmundi here.
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Lenten Talk on St Hildegard of Bingen

09 Mar 2015: Our four part series on the women Doctors of the Church continued on Monday, 9th March 2015 with "Why is St Hildegard of Bingen a Doctor of the Church?" Our speaker was Dr Mette Lebech from NUI, Maynooth.Read Ordo Virtutem, mentioned in Mette's talk here. (pdf) Full details of our 'Mondays at...
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Implementation of National Board's recommendations

In May 2014, we published a review (pdf) of our safeguarding policies and procedures which had been conducted by the National Board for Safeguarding Children in the Catholic Church in Ireland (NBSCCCI). That report made a number of recommendations. We have supplied the National Board with an update on our implementation...
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Join our Footsteps 2015 Pilgrimage!

On Sunday, 8th March, the Presentation Family will make a day pilgrimage, Footsteps 2015, to two places associated with Blessed Edmund Rice, our Founder: Callan, Co. Kilkenny - the birthplace of Blessed Edmund Mount Sion, Waterford city - the resting place of Blessed Edmund. Full details on this not-to-be-missed pilgrimage are available...
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Brothers in Nigeria join celebrations for Year of Consecrated Life

24 Feb 2015: Several Presentation Brothers joined in the celebrations at the Cathedral of St John the Baptist in the Diocese of Gboko, Nigeria as local bishop, Most Rev. William Avenya, launched the diocesan programme for the Year of Consecrated Life. Bishop Avenya thanked the religious for their work in the diocese and reminded...
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New Edmund Rice International (ERI) e-letter available now

24 Feb 2015: Global Action 2015 launches in India, Youth Ambassadors visit Geneva, Kenya faces its UPR and Human Rights workshops in the West Indies - all in this month's edition of the Edmund Rice International e-letter.    
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Toronto students prepare for trip to Grenada

23 Feb 2015: Students from Brebeuf College School and St Joseph's Morrow Park Catholic Secondary School will be visiting the island nation of Grenada for a service project this March (12th to 23rd). The students gathered at the Brothers' residence at Parkdale last weekend to prepare for the trip.  "This is a great group...
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Lenten Talk on St Thérèse of Lisieux

23 Feb 2015: A Lenten Talk on the ever-popular St Thérèse of Lisieux will take place at 7.30pm on Monday 23rd February 2015 at Presentation Brothers, Glasthule. The speakers will be Br Martin Kenneally, FPM, and Mrs Treise Lenihan from our Youth Ministry Office. Full details here.
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Lenten Talk on St Catherine of Siena

A Lenten Talk on St Catherine of Siena will take place at 7.30pm on Monday, 2nd March 2015 at Presentation Brothers, Glasthule as part of our 'Mondays at the Monastery' series. Our speaker will be the well-known preacher, Fr John Harris O.P. Full details here.
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'Soul Food' evenings

Our popular Soul Food vocation discernment evenings for men interested in a religious vocation are scheduled to run on the following dates: 6.30pm, Wednesday, 11th March at Presentation Brothers, Glasthule, Dun Laoghaire, Co. Dublin.and6.30pm, Wednesday, 25th March at Presentation Brothers, Mardyke House, Mardyke, Cork city. Full details here.
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New series of 'Movies with Meaning'

Dates and details for this Lent's 'Movies with Meaning' series are now available! The sessions will take place on Thursdays, 4.30pm-7pm on 5th, 12th, 19th & 26th March 2015. Full details here!
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"We do not have ready answers at times like this..."

09 Feb 2015: Brother Bernard Gazire has sent us a copy of the homily preached by Bishop Alfred Agyenta, Bishop of Navrongo-Bolgatanga, at the Requiem Mass of our late Brother, Philip Tengan, RIP. You can read the homily here (pdf).  
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Best wishes to Bishop Kieran

04 Feb 2015: Bishop Kieran O'Reilly will be installed as the Archbishop of Cashel and Emly at the Cathedral of the Assumption, Thurles on Sunday 8th February. He is a native of Cork city and attended both primary and secondary school with the Presentation Brothers at Scoil Chríost Rí and Coláiste Chríost Rí.  In advance...
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Presentation Brothers in Nigeria wins National Education Award

03 Feb 2015: Click on photos to enlarge and view as slideshow. Presentation Brothers Secondary School (PBSS) in Tafawa Balewa in Nigeria has been honoured at a special Education Summit and Award Night organized by the Nigerian Federal House of Representatives Committee on Education. PBSS was noted in particular for its academic excellence. The...
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CLEO student wins best MEd dissertation award

30 Jan 2015: Fourteen students from the Christian Leadership in Education Office (CLEO) in Cork have been conferred with the Masters in Education (MEd) degree at the University of Hull. A total of six MEd graduates at the university were awarded a Distinction (i.e. First Class Honours) and a remarkable four of those...
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"A Sign of Contradiction"

28 Jan 2015: February 2nd is the Feast of the Presentation of Jesus in the Temple. Traditionally, it is known as Candlemas and is also the World Day for Consecrated Life. It is the patronal feast of Lux Edmundi - a monthly meeting of Catholic educators at Mardyke House in Cork city. Take a look...
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Lux Edmundi reflection for Catholic Schools Week

20 Jan 2015: Here's the Lux Edmundi reflection (pdf) for January 2015. It reflects on the nature of a Catholic school as we enter Catholic Schools Week in Ireland (25th January - 1st February 2015). Lux Edmundi meets again on Tuesday, 27th January 2015 at Mardyke House, Cork city. Here's the agenda (pdf) for...
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Soul Food scheduled for Waterford!

16 Jan 2015: Our next vocation discernment evening - known as Soul Food - takes place on Thursday, 29th January 2015 at Mount Sion in Waterford city! Full details here!  
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Our Sri Lankan Brothers celebrate country's first saint

15 Jan 2015: Video: A one minute review of the Papal Visit to Sri Lanka. Our Sri Lankan Presentation Brothers at the International Novitiate in Killarney, Ireland are glued to the television and internet this week as Pope Francis visits their homeland. On Wednesday the Holy Father canonised Fr Joseph Vaz at a Mass...
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ERI alarm at displacement of indigenous people in Australia

12 Jan 2015: The latest Edmund Rice Newsletter describes the group's recent advocacy work on behalf of aboriginal people in Australia. The bulletin also explores the link between migration and climate change as well as giving an interesting heads-up on the UN's new 'Sustainable Development Goals' which will replace the Millennium Development Goals...
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Brother Kevin graduates in Waterford

09 Jan 2015: Congratulations to Brother Kevin Mascarenhas who has graduated from Waterford Institute of Technology with a Higher Certificate in Arts, focusing on Comunity Education and Development. The ceremony took place on Monday, 5th January 2015. Brother Kevin is the director of the Integration and Support Unit (ISU) at Mount Sion in Waterford...
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Funeral Arrangements for Brother Philip, RIP

27 Dec 2014: Funeral Arrangements for the late Brother Philip Tengan: 8pm, Friday, January 2nd 2015 Wake-keeping at Kongo Catholic Church. 9.30am, Saturday, January 3rd 2015Requiem Mass at Kongo Catholic Church. Burial afterwards in the Brothers' cemetery at Mount St Joseph, Logre. Our Congregation Leader, Brother Martin Kenneally, has sent this message of sympathy to the Brothers...
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Brother Philip Tengan, RIP

24 Dec 2014: Prayers have been asked for the family and confrères of Brother Philip Tengan (33) who has died unexpectedly in Ghana. Brother Philip was a member of our community at Hain in the Upper West Region and principal at St Raphael's Primary School. He made his First Profession during the Congregation Chapter...
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CLT Newsletter published

22 Dec 2014: The Congregation Leadership Team (CLT) at Mount St Joseph in Cork has just published a newsletter detailing the team's activities over the past twelve months. Take a look at the newsletter here (pdf).
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Students at Pres Bray respond to Christmas Toy Appeal

18 Dec 2014: Several thousand euro worth of toys have been gathered by students at Presentation College, Bray in response to the school's annual Christmas Toy Appeal. The toys will be distributed to families in need by St Vincent de Paul and the Women's Refuge in Bray. "The students have collected over 250 toys...
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Harry Potter and the Christmas Story

17 Dec 2014: Take a look at the Christmas 2014 Lux Edmundi reflection. (pdf) Lux Edmundi meets each month to reflect on Catholic education in the spirit of the example of Blessed Edmund Rice.  
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Human Rights of Older People

11 Dec 2014: The December edition of the Edmund Rice International (ERI) e-letter focuses on the issue of human rights of the elderly. Take a look at the bulletin here. Subscribe to receive it directly here.
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'Soul Food' vocation discernment evening in Waterford - this Thursday

10 Dec 2014: Our next Soul Food vocations discernment evening takes place at 6.30pm on Thursday, 11th December at Mount Sion in Waterford city. Full details here.Booking is essential. Contact Br Anthony at vocation@PresentationBrothers.org or at 086-0898120.
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Br Paul speaks to young people about his vocation

10 Dec 2014: Brother Paul Atole, our vocations director in Nigeria, spent the weekend speaking to young people about his life as a Presentation Brother. Br Paul was speaking in Gboko in Nigeria to dozens of interested young people. We have two communities of Brothers in Nigeria: in Gboko and in Tafawa Balewa. If you...
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Advent talk takes place at Presentation Brothers, Dublin

10 Dec 2014: Well done to the dozens of people who braved the winter wind and rain on Tuesday night (9th December) to attend our Advent talk at our house in Glasthule, Dublin. Fr Terence Crotty gave a great talk on the theme, 'Mary and the Christmas Story'. We hope to run another set of...
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Archbishop of Dublin blesses new building at Presentation College, Bray

08 Dec 2014: The Archbishop of Dublin, Dr Diarmuid Martin, visited Presentation College Bray on Monday, 8th December, Feast of the Immaculate Conception. He blessed the school building during a special prayer service with staff and students. Take a look at some photos from the occasion (courtesy of Mr Clifton Rooney). Click on photos to...
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Advent talk at Presentation Brothers, Dublin - this Tuesday!

02 Dec 2014: Our Brothers in Dublin have announced the details of a special Advent talk at their house in Dublin. Here are the details: 7.30pm, Tuesday, 9th December 2014 at Presentation Brothers, Glasthule, Dun Laoghaire, Co. Dublin. Google Map here We're just a one minute walk from the Sandycove/Glasthule DART station. The speaker will be...
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Secularism and Advent

02 Dec 2014: Take a look at the Advent 2014 Lux Edmundi reflection below. Lux Edmundi is a monthly meeting for those interested in Catholic education. The group meets at Mardyke House in Cork city. Each meeting begins with a brief period of silent prayer followed by a study of some feature of the...
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'Silver and Gold' Christmas gift catalogue launched at Brebeuf College, Toronto

01 Dec 2014: The Brebeuf College School community in Toronto have launched their 'Silver and Gold' Christmas 2014 Gift Catalogue. The catalogue lists opportunities to support young students attending Presentation Brothers' schools in Ghana. The catalogue takes its name from a well-known quotation from Blessed Edmund Rice: "Were we to know the value...
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Brother Paul at launch of new prayer group in Nigeria

01 Dec 2014: Click on photos to enlarge and view in slideshow mode Brother Paul Atole, from our community at Gboko in Benue State in Nigeria, attended the launch of a new prayer group at St Mary Mbadam Church in the town at the weekend. The prayer group will be dedicated to Fr Michael Ownen...
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Congratulations Bishop Kieran!

28 Nov 2014: Congratulations to Bishop Kieran O'Reilly, SMA, on his appointment as Archbishop of Cashel and Emly. Since 2010, Bishop Kieran has served as the bishop of Killaloe. Bishop Kieran attended primary school at Scoil Chríost Rí in Turner's Cross in Cork city and, later, attended secondary school at Coláiste Chríost Rí. Bishop Kieran...
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Pres Day marked by Brothers in Nigeria

28 Nov 2014: Our Brothers in Gboko in Benue State, Nigeria marked 'Pres Day' with a special celebration at their community house. Priests, religious and lay people working in the diocese of Gboko  gathered to mark this special feast with the community. The Brothers' house in Gboko is dedicated to Brother James Prudumme, a...
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'Spirit of Pres' in Bray

24 Nov 2014: Students and staff at Presentation College, Bray have concluded a week of special activities to mark 'Pres Day' (November 21st). The annual event, known as "Spirit of Pres Week" included a staff-students rugby match, a soccer friendly, and Mass in the Church of Our Lady, Queen of Peace in Bray. Take...
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Celebrate 2014 Photos

22 Nov 2014: A large crowd turned out in Cork on Thursday night (20th November) for Celebrate 2014! - a special gathering on the eve of the Feast of the Presentation of Mary in the Temple. Take a look at some photos from the event above. The attendance included representatives from the Presentation Brothers...
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Pres Day is marked in Ghana

22 Nov 2014: It was a busy ‘Pres Day’ for our Brothers at Bolgatanga in northern Ghana who focused on sharing their vocation story with young people. Brother Bernard Gazire from the Br Tom O’Connor community reports… Brothers Bernard, Franklin and James travelled to Gowre Senior Secondary school to interact with over 300 students who...
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Happy Pres Day!

21 Nov 2014: Celebrations are taking place all over the world today to mark the Feast of the Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary - the patronal and titular feast of the Congregation of Presentation Brothers. On this special day, we wish you every peace and blessing. Faoi bhrat na Maighdine thú! May the Blessed...
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Details of Ruah 2015 announced

14 Nov 2014: The Ruah 2015 spiritual renewal programme will take place in Ireland from June 14th to June 27th 2015.  Download brochure here (pdf)See Poster here (pdf) The programme includes a week-long facilitated series of reflections with Margaret Silf, writer & retreat director. As well as time for private reflection and rest, there will...
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PresLink Christmas Concert

13 Nov 2014: The annual PresLink Christmas Carol Concert takes place this year at 7.30pm on Sunday, December 7th at Presentation Brothers College, Cork. The concert is part of a programme of fundraising in which the students of PresLink organise events throughout the year for the Presentation Brothers' missions and educational work in Africa....
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Celebrate 2014!

13 Nov 2014: Our annual Presentation Family gathering, Celebrate 2014!, takes place this year at 7pm, Thursday 20th November at the River Lee Hotel, Western Road in Cork city. It takes place on the eve of the Feast of the Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary. This year's assembly will include a talk, "Pope...
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Preparing for Pres Day 2014

12 Nov 2014: Take a look at this special reflection (pdf) from Lux Edmundi as we prepare to mark the Feast of the Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary ('Pres Day') on Friday, 21st November 2014.
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"Where two or three are gathered..."

31 Oct 2014: What role can small groups play in the life of the Church? Lux Edmundi's October reflection explores the question. Read it here.
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Brother Kevin lobbies Minister on Direct Provision

17 Oct 2014: Click on photos to enlarge and view as a slideshow Brother Kevin Mascarenhas, the Director of our Integration and Support Unit for immigrants in Waterford, was among a group that met with Minister Aodhán Ríordáin at Mount Sion this week to advocate on behalf of people living in direct provision centres. Mr...
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Is action on climate change too little, too late?

16 Oct 2014: Take a look at the October edition of the Edmund Rice International eLetter for recent developments on climate change. It also contains news of advocacy workshops in Johannesburg, the 'Drum Out Poverty' campaign in India and human rights issues in Bolivia. Well worth a look.
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SHARE students visit President Higgins

14 Oct 2014: Members of the SHARE executive travelled to meet President of Ireland, Mr Michael D Higgins, at his residence at Áras an Uachtaráin in Dublin on Friday, 10th October. They were accompanied by Congregation Leader, Brother Martin Kenneally, Brother Anthony O'Sullivan, Brother John Guinane and Br Bede Minehane. Take a look at...
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Bunscoil Chríost Rí students on Newstalk radio

14 Oct 2014: Several pupils at Bunscoil Chríost Rí were interviewed on Newstalk 106 this morning! They were asked how they would manage Budget 2014. Take a look and a listen here. Well done everyone!  
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Coláiste an Spioraid Naoimh celebrates 50th anniversary

14 Oct 2014: Click on photos to enlarge and view in slideshow. Coláiste an Spioraid Naoimh has marked the 50th anniversary of its foundation with a special Mass of thanksgiving (Wednesday, 8th October 2014) at the Church of the Descent of the Holy Spirit at Dennehy’s Cross in Cork city. The Mass was celebrated...
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"We must be simply the best"

06 Oct 2014: Take a look at the September 2014 Lux Edmundi reflection (pdf) for Catholic educators. Learn more about Lux Edmundi here.
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New edition of Presentation Connections now available!

30 Sep 2014: Check out the Autumn 2014 edition of Presentation Connections (pdf), the newsletter of the Anglo-Irish Province of the Presentation Brothers. The publication contains news from around the Province and details of upcoming events! If you would like a hard copy, contact Andrew at comms@PresentationBrothers.org
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'Mix and Mingle' at Brothers' house in Toronto

29 Sep 2014: Click on images to enlarge and view in slideshow Around 100 young people between the ages of 18 and 39, along with 24 religious and 3 bishops attended this year's Mix and Mingle event hosted by the Brothers at our Parkdale community. The evening began with Mass at 4:15 p.m. on the...
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Brothers of Our Lady of the Americas Province gather in Canada

29 Sep 2014: The Brothers of the Our Lady of the Americas Province, which includes Brothers' communities in Canada, the U.S. and Grenada in the West Indies, have met with our Congregation Leadership Team at the Sisters of St. Joseph's Retreat and Ecology Center on the shores of Lake Ontario in Cobourg. "We...
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Advocacy Workshop takes place in Sunyani, Ghana

19 Sep 2014: Brother Brian Bond, Executive Director of Edmund Rice International in Geneva has led a training workshop on the theme of advocacy in Sunyani, Ghana. The training workshop took place at St. Joseph's Pastoral and Social Centre in the Brong Ahafo region, running from Tuesday 2nd September to Friday 6th September. Topics...
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Busy month at Edmund Rice International in Geneva

19 Sep 2014: September is always a busy month at the UN in Geneva, with the Human Rights Councils regular three-week session. Take a look at the September edition of the Edmund Rice International e-letter for an update on developments in Geneva and news of training workshops in India and Kenya.
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Brothers meeting in Canada

06 Sep 2014: Please keep the Brothers of the Our Lady of the Americas Province in your prayers this weekend as they meet with the Congregation Leadership Team for a special meeting to discuss life and ministry in the region. "All the Brothers of the Province will be present for this meeting," explains Brother...
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New Diploma in Catholic Education at CLEO

04 Sep 2014: CLEO (Christian Leadership in Education Office), based at Mardyke House in Cork city, has teamed up with St Patrick's College, Maynooth and the world-famous University of Notre Dame to offer a new Diploma in Catholic Education. Download the course prospectus here (pdf) and take a look at the CLEO information sheet...
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Read Brother Martin's reflection at First Profession in Cork

03 Sep 2014: Here is the reflection (pdf) of Brother Martin Kenneally at the First Profession of Brother Theiva Pillai at Mount St Joseph, Cork, on 23rd August 2014.
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Homily from Professions in Ghana

01 Sep 2014: Here is a summary of the homily preached by Most Rev. Alfred Agyenta, Bishop of Navrongo-Bolgatanga, during the Final Profession of Brother Godfred Beteryel and Joseph Mukasa and the First Profession of Raymond Kefas at Kongo Church on August 23rd this year. Homily (summarised by Brother Imoru Lombogedong Emmanuel) [Reading: Isaiah: 61:1-6,...
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