“Pilgrims in Peru” is a program by which teachers from the Brothers' schools go to Peru and work on different projects to help the poorest of God's poor. This year there were teachers from: Bro. Rice, Chicago; Bro. Rice, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan; Tampa Catholic, Tampa; St. Thomas Moore Collegiate, Burnaby, British Colombia and Bishop Hendricken, Warwick, Rhode Island.
Other News from ERCBNA
Brothers Dynamically Present at STMC
Charlotte Cho, a Grade 11 student from St. Thomas More Collegiate, in Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada, participated in the inaugural 2019 Edmund Rice Christian Brothers Gallery of Student Art Subsequently she was invited to share her talents with the whole school community. She chose to feature two brothers, each retired octogenarians, dynamically present in the life of the school.
Marching For Life
On Friday, January 24, students and staff members from various ERCBNA schools participated in the March for Life in Washington D.C. Students and staff from Bishop Hendricken, Brother Rice Michigan, Catholic Memorial and Iona Prep participated in this year’s march, and had the opportunity to spend time with their peers from fellow Edmund Rice schools.
Advocating for Earth
Our Crusader students have recently been focused on advocating for a healthier Earth. Tampa Catholic partnered with 4Ocean and GotSneakers during the month of January to assist with this mission. 4Oceans hosted a beach clean up in St. Petersburg where our students helped to collect 15,607 cigarette butts, 1251 bottle caps, 732 plastic straws and many other pieces of garbage contributing to the pollution crisis.
Vancouver College in Brownsville, Texas
What does putting our action in action mean when the very people we are hoping to help are not even allowed across the border? A team of 12 students and three teachers from Vancouver College took that question with them as they travelled to Brownsville, Texas for a week in November. Upon the team’s arrival in Brownsville, they were greeted by Brother Tim, a Christian Brother whose hospitality and knowledge knows no bounds, and stayed at St. Mary’s Rosa Mistica House of Prayer.