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see John Baptist de la Salle, SaintJohn Baptist de la Salle, Saint
, 1651–1719, French educator, founder of the Christian Brothers, b. Reims. He became a priest and canon of the cathedral. He spent his life teaching children of the poor.
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However, he added: "It was a very rough house but I must stress that if it wasn't for the Christian Brothers we would never have been educated, because our parents couldn't afford it.
On the other hand, it has long been assumed, from one reference in A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man, that the Christian Brothers figured little in Joyce's life and that, in fact, his admiration for his Jesuit teachers was complemented by a contempt for the Brothers who educated many of his contemporaries.
It is this charism, rooted in the life of Blessed Edmund Rice, that inspires hundreds of men and women ministering in Edmund Rice Christian Brother schools to educate for justice and to better prepare men and women attending these schools to become leaders in the Church and society and to make a difference.
The movement would not have been possible without the valued help of the Christian Brothers, especially Brother Ernest who died in 2002.
Gda Michael Lally told Mr Patrick McGrath BL, prosecuting, that the Christian Brother worked as a primary-level maths teacher in one school where four of the assaults took place between September 1965 and June 1972.
Rodemann came to Kansas City in 1961 as a newly professed member of the De La Salle Christian Brothers assigned as a teacher to a boys' high school.
Last May we sat with victim Eoin Little in a Cork Hotel as top Christian Brother Michael Murray promised to hand over files on the twisted ex-teacher IMMEDIATELY.
More than 15,000 youngsters passed through the gates of the Christian Brothers run school between 1871 and 1969.
And Christian Brother associates "are split right down the middle--50 percent are men and 50 percent are women.
TODAY we bring you some of the most shocking allegations ever levelled against an Irish Christian Brother.
A FORMER Christian Brother carried out a 40-year campaign of child sex abuse in the knowledge of a priest, gardai, a bishop and the Department of Education.
ROME - In 1990 in Geneva, on a platform alongside United Nations dignitaries, Christian Brother John Calvin Johnston accepted the UNESCO Noma Award for the Christian Brothers schools' work in combating illiteracy (see accompanying story).

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