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Edmund Ignatius Rice

  • Born

    Edmund Rice was born in Callan, Ireland
  • married Mary Elliott

    1785 Edmund met and married Mary Elliott
  • wife died

    daughter Mary born, wife Mary Rice died
  • working

    Edmund Rice went to Waterford, Ireland, to work with his uncle, Michael Rice, who had a ship
  • school

    Edmund Rice, with two others form community in rooms over the Stable School in Waterford, Ireland
  • Open a schoool

    Edmund Rice opened his first school and monastery, Mount Sion, in Waterford, Ireland
  • Christian Brothers

    Apotolic Brief by the Holy See - the Christian Brothers are the first Irish order of men formally approved by a charter from Rome
  • he died

    Edmund Rice died in Waterford, Ireland