The group Caminantes grows: Starting the year, former Fe y Alegria students joined the team

The group Caminantes grows: Starting the year, former Fe y Alegria students joined the team

On January 15 the Group Caminantes gathered to officially welcome new members, all of them former Fe y Alegria students: Denisse, Allison and Miguel; very welcome to the team! We are very happy to continue to have more members in the team who would carry out our project and who are also very serious about […]

Alumni from Stella Maris were invited to participate in Edmund Rice Mission in Santa Elena, Argentina

Alumni from Stella Maris were invited to participate in Edmund Rice Mission in Santa Elena, Argentina

More than 60 alumni from Colegio Stella Maris were invited to participate in Edmund Rice Mission in Santa Elena, Province of Entre Ríos – Argentina from January 27 to February 10, the Edmundo Rice Mission was organized by alumni from Colegio Cardenal Newman. More than 60 alumni from Colegio Stella Maris have been divided into […]

The ‘Holidays’ of children who attend the Brother Manolo Centre in Cochabamba, Bolivia

The ‘Holidays’ of children who attend the Brother Manolo Centre in Cochabamba, Bolivia

In this time of vacations the door of the day centre Centro Hermano Manolo is closed. Work in the street continues because it is the most demanding time for working children and adolescents (NNATs). There are a lot more young workers taking advantage of not having classes, resulting in competition for space on the sidewalk, […]

OWITF: First two weeks in Cebu, Philippines – walking among the people; by Moy Hitchen

OWITF: First two weeks in Cebu, Philippines – walking among the people; by Moy Hitchen

Greetings to you all from a hot and humid Cebu, which is a long thin island in the Philippines, lying conveniently between the island of Negros and the island of Leyte, where Brothers are already living and working (in Kabankalan and Ma’asin, respectively). This whole belt of islands is called the Visayas, and lies between […]

Our Way Into The Future: Location search process in India for new cluster; by Transitional Support Team

Our Way Into The Future: Location search process in India for new cluster; by Transitional Support Team

After establishing the first cluster in Zambia (Luampa, Mongu, Limulunga, Senanga and Moyo) the TST started a new process to set up the second cluster, this time in the Province of India. Overview of the Location search process during the year: I. Jan 2016: Survey of individual Brothers of the Indian Province to identify states […]

A top priority in religious life: Practising emotional skills in community life; by Alberto Llanos

A top priority in religious life: Practising emotional skills in community life; by Alberto Llanos

At the Lusaka meeting (September, 2016) the importance of practising emotional skills in community life was a priority, otherwise one runs the risk of being alone and living alone. It is very important to know and to be aware of how we feel each day at the level of feelings and needs. If we recognise […]

Brownsville, Texas: Students from four schools learn more about immigration border issues

Brownsville, Texas: Students from four schools learn more about immigration border issues

During the week of Nov. 5-12, 2016 four Edmund Rice schools: Iona Prep, Br. Rice (Michigan), Bishop Hendricken & Catholic Memorial came together in the spirit of Edmund to learn more about issues regarding immigration and border security in Brownsville, Texas. Organized by Brother Tom LeJeune and facilitated by Brother Stephen Casey and Mr. Benny […]

Juan Manuel in Cochabamba and Lima: Five months working and living with the Brothers

Juan Manuel in Cochabamba and Lima: Five months working and living with the Brothers

What has the five months experience meant to me? I would sum it up in a few words saying that from the moment of hearing the call, praying about it and making the decision to go, it has been a great learning experience for me. I spent the first two months in Cochabamba collaborating in […]

Spreading the Good News of Jesus to the people in Nuevo Horizonte; by Brother Chuck Fitzsimmons

Spreading the Good News of Jesus to the people in Nuevo Horizonte; by Brother Chuck Fitzsimmons

As November began Father Fernando Asín, pastor of Jesús de Nazaret parish, was delighted to receive from Brother Sean Di Figlia a pamphlet teaching the basic concepts of the sacrament of baptism. Seán worked on the pamphlet for several months with the intention of teaching parents and God-parents in a simple, clear and dignified manner. […]

‘The Rice Sisters’: Being presence and compassion for the women from the hills of Canto Grande

‘The Rice Sisters’: Being presence and compassion for the women from the hills of Canto Grande

We have had a visit from a group of mothers from Cardinal Newman College, Buenos Aires. This was the fourth group of mothers from Newman to participate in an immersion programme. The local women here call them “Hermanitas”, little sisters. The “little” is a term of respect and closeness. The mothers from Newman have adopted […]