An extended version of the ‘Eight Essentials’ , drawing out more fully their implications for school life and the challenges and opportunities offered to pupils, is available here…
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.