Edmund Rice England - Presence . Compassion . Liberation

Connecting Classrooms Live Launch

We were delighted that our Connecting Classrooms project went officially live on 26th February. all 5 schools taking part presented on their environmental work done to date and their hopes and plans for collaborating on this joint venture, funded by the British Council and based around the United Nations Sustainable  Development Goals. Our project, known as #ERSchoolsAgaisntWaste will see 3 UK  schools as well as one from India and South Africa working on raising awareness in their schools and communities about the devastation facing our earth, how reducing waste can help and also focusing on learning from each other, leading joint ventures.

Read more in our press release:


and you can watch the video of our event here:



Prayer of Thanks for Blessed Edmund Rice

O God, we thank you for the life of Edmund Rice.
He opened his heart to Christ present in those oppressed by poverty and injustice.
May we follow his example of faith and generosity.
Grant us the courage and compassion of Edmund as we seek to live lives of love and service.
We ask this through Christ our Lord.