Blessed Edmund Rice


May 5th


"Pursue Excellence in all Endeavors"

Why May 5th?

The feast day of Blessed Edmund Rice is on May 5th, and has been celebrated since his beatification by Pope John Paul II in 1996. The inspirational life of Blessed Edmund Rice will be celebrated with a prayer service and senior celebration live on Brother Rice TV beginning at 9:00 a.m. on the Crusader Day of Giving. Join us in living out the Essential Elements and "Pursue Excellence in all Endeavors."




What is the Crusader Fund?

Your gift to the Crusader Fund helps our students and families afford a high quality Catholic education that Brother Rice has proudly provided since 1956 including:

  • Curriculum needs
  • Student Activities
  • Financial Assistance
  • Improved Technology


Essential Elements of a Christian Brother Education:

  1. Evangelize Youth within the Mission of the Church
  2. Proclaim & Witness to Catholic Identity
  3. Stand in Solidarity with those Marginalized by Poverty & Injustice
  4. Foster & Invigorate a Community of Faith
  5. Celebrates the Value & Dignity of each Person & Nurture the Development of the Whole Person
  6. Collaborate and Share Responsibility for the Mission
  7. Pursue Excellence in all Endeavors


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