Edmund Rice England - Presence . Compassion . Liberation

Feast Day Celebrations

This May 5th was a hive of activity right across the Edmund Rice community globally. Many online events, reflections and conversations were put on for the community to be involved in. Schools marked the day with various activities such as poetry and art that illustrates Blessed Edmund’s charism. The largest gathering was organised by ERST and EREBB, over 200 people gathered to celebrate our common vision and companionship.

Prayer

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.

Amen.