An Edmund Rice Christian Brother education
provides Catholic and non-Catholic families a rigorous educational experience grounded in faith and service.
Guided by the Essential Elements of an Edmund Rice Christian Brother Education, Edmund Rice schools evoke a deep awareness of God’s loving presence as they have for over 200 years.
Meet Our Schools
BECOME A BROTHER
“Becoming” a Brother is a never ending, life-long, faith journey.
The Edmund Rice Christian Brothers Contact Program provides an individual with the opportunity to explore where God may be calling him. Typically, it takes about five years before a man professes his first vows.
The Candidacy Program is the initial stage of formation in North America for the Edmund Rice Christian Brothers. The purpose of Candidacy is to enable an individual to grow in prayer, in the knowledge of how God works in his life and in his relationship to the Church.