Vol 30 - Term One - 2018

Welcome to the Ricean, the online magazine of Edmund Rice Education Australia (EREA). Education is a journey and the Ricean aims to share this through reflecting on the Spiritual, Educational, Indigenous and Leadership dimensions of this journey. The Ricean will also highlight our School and EREA stories, both past and present, through reflections and images. We hope you enjoy the journey!


10 Tips on Educating in the Year of Youth

The Educational Journey / Br Damien Price
To work within the community that is Edmund Rice Education Australia is a great privilege full of possibility to empower, equip, invite and mission our young people to be the hands, feet and voice of love within a world so desperate for it. The Australian Catholic Bishops have identified 2018 as a national Year of Youth.

Reconciliation is a Sacred Immersion

The Indigenous Journey / Vicki Clark OAM
Over forty thousand years ago mourners gathered around a gravesite on the shores of Lake Mungo NSW to farewell someone they loved.

An Invitation to the Nobility of Leadership

The Leadership Journey / M.J.Wheatley
Several years ago, in the face of global problems, I began to challenge every leader I met with these questions: Who do you choose to be for this time?....

The Spirituality of Your Desk

The Spiritual Journey / Michael McGirr
It’s a good day for a teacher in an Edmund Rice School when you have a spare minute to look into the reason behind the latest Google banner.

Our Education

Edmund Rice College, Bindoon, WA

Edmund Rice College, Bindoon, emerged in 2018 - a new name, a new crest, a new curriculum focus and a new chapter to write.

St Patrick’s College, Shorncliffe, QLD

In the city of Asansol, 200km from Kolkata, staff from Australia and India have formed a wonderful bond that will support the development of the professional teaching practice of both, based on the vision of EREBB.

St Joseph’s FLC, Alice Springs, NT

Something new - and inspiring - has been happening in the Red Centre and having a great impact on young people and their communities.

St Joseph's Nudgee College, Boondall QLD

Nudgee College is leading the way with innovative, diverse and engaging approaches to academic achievement, while maintaining an emphasis on the formation of good character amongst men.