Tag Archives: Presentation Brothers

Human Rights and Advocacy Training in Ghana

 While most of our governments are being criticised for their inconsistencies in promoting and encouraging human rights and eco-justice in our respective states, I’m certainly convinced that you and I have the potential to do something, even at the lowest level. Recently, Edmund Rice International conducted a three-day workshop in Shunyani in Ghana. The workshop […]

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Students Raising Awareness About Modern Day Slavery

 An estimated 27 million people are presently enslaved around the globe as a result of trafficking, debt bondage, illegal contract labour and prostitution – more than the total figure of all people trafficked during the Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade. After learning about modern day slavery as part of their transition year program, students from Presentation College, […]

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Colaiste Muire Students Celebrate Earth Hour

The dining assembly of Colaiste Muire, Cobh was a hive of activity on Friday the 30th March from 1-2. There was a sense of anticipation and excitement as the lights were dimmed, electricity was unplugged and Mrs Bilginer and Miss Ormond addressed the crowd. The community of Colaiste Muire, Cobh decided to present an ’Unplugged […]

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Br Denis Reflects On His Time With ERI

As reported in a recent newsletter Br Denis Claivaz has been appointed to the Congregational Leadership Team of the Presentation Brothers and will finish in Geneva and move to Toronto some time in the next few weeks. Here he reflects on his time with ERI. The establishment of ERI in 2007 to engage in advocacy […]

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Br Barry Lobbies at the UN

The work of Edmund Rice International (ERI) has always been of great interest to me from its founding and I have slowly, over the years, built a great sense of belief and confidence in a ministry that not only seeks to help and support those who are made to be marginalised but also to effect […]

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ERI Lobbying on Saint Lucia Proves Fruitful

Br Barry Noel pictured with the Permanent Representative of Saint Lucia to the UN in New York, Dr. Donatus (Keith) St. Aimee. The Universal Periodic Review of Saint Lucia took place in Geneva on Jan 25th. Drawing on the knowledge and experience of those involved with the Presentation Brothers ministry in Saint Lucia, ERI made […]

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Visit of Senator Ronan Mullen

Recently the ERI team hosted a visit by Irish Senator Ronan Mullen and media consultant  Andrew O’Connell. Senator Mullen was returning to Dublin after attending a meeting of the European Council in Strasbourg and at the suggestion of Andrew who is employed by the Presentation Brothers in Ireland, detoured via Geneva to learn something of […]

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Slovakia – Presentation Mission to the Roma People

The bold move made by the Presentation Brothers to continue the Chapter mandate of “Singing a New Song” was very much in evidence in Spisske Podhradie, Slovakia, which I visited in March. Here are two elderly Brothers, Vincent and Michael, (both in their 70’s) in a very remote part of Europe behind the former Iron […]

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ERI Supports Caritas Campaign

ERI supports the Caritas Internationalis HAART for Children global campaign to promote supply of and access to medicines for children living with HIV/AIDS and is encouraging all Edmund Rice Schools to become involved in the children’s letter-writing campaign. Contact us at ERI for further information.

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Irish Report Welcomed

Edmund Rice International welcomes the recent publication of the Report of the Commission to Inquire into Child Abuse in Industrial Schools in Ireland.

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