Blessed Edmund Rice

Posted on 30. Apr, 2008, in Church Teachings, Faith and JusticeNo Comments

On October 6th 1996 Pope John Paul 11 beatified Edmund Rice, founder of the Christian Brothers and Presentation Brothers.  On that occasion he declared:

“Here we have an outstanding model of a true lay apostle and a deeply committed Religious … once more Ireland has given the Church and the world a striking testimony of complete fidelity to Christ.”

Eileen Good spoke to Christian Brother Donal Blake about the man whose feast we celebrate on May 5th.

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