As I pen these few lines, I am aware that our students are preparing for examinations, that we are on the threshold of the Dussehra, Durga Puja, Muharram and Diwali festivals (though the latter is still a couple of weeks off), that on the educational front the schools are reeling from very tragic incidents and atrocities on children and the reaction of significant players in Government and education. We mourn too, the tragic deaths of the twenty or more persons killed at a Mumbai Suburban railway station. On the weather front we take heart that cooler early mornings herald the change from high temperatures and humidity...
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