On this, the last day in April, I’ve had my fill of coronavirus news and updates and analysis and nearly had my fill of the lockdown and all its restrictions (even though I am one of the very fortunate persons - living in the large St Columba's campus - but the frustration is more in continuing to have an empty campus - we have a school building - not a vibrant school !). What about you? I don't believe I'm unlike most people! So, I’m basing my thoughts in this newsletter on that premise! ....
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