Greetings and a sincere hope that each of you are very well.
As you read this newsletter, I hope that all of you are feeling the relief of the 2nd wave of covid having passed us.
I express my deepest sympathies to all of those who lost loved ones during this period of time. I also pray for each of those among your families and acquaintances, who had suffered from covid and who are still struggling with the effects of it.
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