Vol 33 – Semester 2 – 2019

Welcome to the Ricean, the online magazine of Edmund Rice Education Australia (EREA). We trust you enjoy the variety of articles that link our journey of education with our desire to form hope in our young people.


Some Thoughts for our Graduating Seniors

Journeys / Damien Price
As our 2019 graduands take the next step in their lives, here are some thoughts for the road ahead.

'New Dreaming' this Christmas

Journeys / Vicki Clarke
Vicki Clarke OAM, EREA Board Member and Mutthi Mutthi/Wemba Wemba, tells the story of the Aboriginal Nativity, 'New Dreaming', which she designed and painted.

Books with purpose these holidays

Journeys / Wayne Tinsey
Our Executive Director, Dr Wayne Tinsey, was asked about some books that he might recommend. Below is a selection that he found challenging, inspiring and informative … some even life-changing.

How to find God at Christmas

Journeys / Michael McGirr
At Christmas, we find the face of God in a poor and vulnerable child. It is this discovery that leads us over and over to the needs of the dear friends we have made in Africa.

Our Education

Cowboys House and Ignatius Park

Students from Ignatius Park were awarded for their commitment and leadership at the recent NRL Cowboys House Awards.

Launch of Strategic Directions 2020 - 2024

The new Strategic Directions 2020-2024 were launched recently, setting our direction and aspirations for the next four years.

Our Global Partnership Program to Chandigarh

When three educational leaders met at the EREBB Congress in Kolkata in 2016, the spark for a three way global partnership was born.

Charter Leadership Awards 2019

At the recent Principals’ Thanksgiving Mass, the following recipients were presented with their Charter Leadership Award.