Formation is not only essential to our identity as Catholic schools with a life giving link to the Edmund Rice charism but is also crucial to our own personal growth and development.


A pilgrimage is a great opportunity to walk with people and hear some of their stories. Many stories have been handed down about the founder of the Christian Brothers, Blessed Edmund Ignatius Rice. These stories help to shape our identity as women and men who follow in Edmund’s footsteps.

They reveal what we hold to be important and open a window on the Gospel of Jesus that inspired Edmund to open his whole heart to the poor and place his energies with those on the margins of society.

Next Pilgrimage

A Pilgrimage from Ireland to the Majority World (2019)

Past Experiences

Ireland & Geneva (2016)

Ireland to India (2017)

A pathway for transformation

In striving to provide Catholic Education in the Edmund Rice Tradition, we seek to provide relevant and meaningful formative experiences that companions and nurtures the growth of those who shape and influence the educational experience throughout their time with EREA. As such, EREA Formation Programs are organised into three movements of Setting out, Deepening and Leading.

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