As I write we are nearing the end of April during which we focus on certain significant themes - World Earth Day, World Book and Copyright day and National Panchayati Raj Day!
The theme of this newsletter is Earth Day - and we have had some momentous programmes - The President of the United States invited world leaders on the 22nd April - Earth Day. The unique feature of this event was that each Country was asked to come with real commitments and not platitudes - wonderful. However, how does it touch us? Can we in our way make a commitment to each of us (as a family group) having a plan to reduce our carbon footprint say, for the coming year.
Br. E V MIRANDA
Principal, St. Columba’s School
Edmund Rice was born in Callan, Co. Kikenny, Ireland in 1762. He belonged to a wealthy farming family. After completing his commercial education, he worked with his uncle in establishing a very incrative ship-chandlers busines. In 1785, he married Mary Elliot. the daughter of a prosperous waterford businessman. In 1789, tragedy struck, his wife died leaving Edmund alone with a disabled daugher....
Founder St.Columba’s School