Edmund Rice England - Presence . Compassion . Liberation


Camp Leaders Pilgrimage – Ireland

Last week we led our annual Camp Leaders Pilgrimage to thank and encourage leaders for their continued commitment to Edmund’s charism and the children they support so valuably each summer around the UK. Using images

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Schools of Sanctuary

We are hoping that all the UK schools will become Schools of Sanctuary in 2019. Some are already well on their way. Sign up for the Refugee Roadshow with Ann if you would like her

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INSET with St. Mary’s Prep – ‘The Mount’

On Monday 16th April we enjoyed a splendid afternoon with the staff of St. Mary’s Prep school, ‘the Mount’ in Crosby, Liverpool. Reminding ourselves of the life of Blessed Edmund, we took inspiration from this

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New Poetry Competition open to all UK schools.

UK schools are invited to send poems, of any style and length to the office as entries to our new competition. the theme is ‘Human Rights’. what do you think of when you hear about

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Next Network Gathering – An Evening of Syrian Culture. 8th May

food, music, presentation  on history and culture. Woodeaves. all welcome.

Runnymede hosts the ER Office for INSET

Today, 11th April, we were delighted to run an afternoon of in-service training to the teachers, support staff and governors of Runnymede. The theme was exploring how the charism of Edmund Rice is lived out

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Religious Orders Schools meet at Woodeaves

This week we hosted the second meeting for representatives from religious orders schools to discuss possibilities and ways to unite. Keen to share our good practices in terms of promotion of the unique ethos and

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Question Time on Human Trafficking and Modern Slavery

On Friday 16th March, a very successful and informative ‘Question Time’ event was held for sixth form pupils at St. Mary’s College in Crosby. Thanks to Mr Anthony Browne, the Caritas volunteer coordinator for Human

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Immersion – Welcome back!

Tomorrow, Saturday 10th March we will hold our ‘post-immersion’ meeting at St.Anselm’s College for all UK schools who have been away in the developing world on Immersion projects recently. The post-immersion meeting will give students

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St Ambrose Prep INSET with the Office

On Tuesday the office team were delighted to be invited into St. Ambrose Prep to deliver a twilight INSET session on the living out of the Eight Essentials in school and developing further links with

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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.