Christian Brother


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Christian Brother

n.
A member of the Roman Catholic order of Brothers of the Christian Schools that was founded in France in 1680 by Saint Jean Baptiste de la Salle (1651-1719) and is dedicated primarily to education.
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They had reached one of those very narrow passes between two tall stones, which performed the office of a stile in Loamshire, and Dinah paused as she turned towards Seth and said, in her tender but calm treble notes, "Seth Bede, I thank you for your love towards me, and if I could think of any man as more than a Christian brother, I think it would be you.
Although had I said that, I would not have been able to type the words on this, or any other, page as my hands would have been so severely beaten by a Christian Brother they'd have needed amputation.
BROADCASTING legend Gay Byrne has revealed how he was beaten on a daily basis by his Christian Brother teachers.
One of his last public appearances was at a jubilee held last year to celebrate his 75th year as a Christian Brother.
Ellmann ignores the distinction, and Barry Coldrey, an Australian Christian Brother, blurs the fact/fiction distinction even further when he writes that Joyce himself "recoils from the prospect of being educated 'with Paddy Stink and Mickey Mud' at a Christian Brothers' School" (69).
I went home that day and told [my father] who did that, told him what his name was and all that and the next day my father went into school that morning and asked for that Christian Brother and he walked into that office and my father beat the living crap out of him.
Thus, Edmund Rice Christian Brother education began in the humble setting of a stable.
It was the Byzantine loss of so much of the Eastern Christian heartland of Anatolia to the Seljuk Turks in 1071 that prompted Emperor Alexius I to seek help in his fight against the Turks from his estranged Christian brother in the West, Pope Urban II.
Maximilian Kolbe Apostolate of the Printed Word with the help of two lay persons, Johnny Biafore and Lani Bolo, and the Christian Brother Ernest Gauthier, F.
This poor boy does not deserve to be buried in a grave near this hellhole - he certainly does not deserve to be buried in a grave with a Christian Brother below him and a Christian Brother above him.
Noone then focuses his attention on six young men of the village, a wrenching examination of their current dysfunctional lives, inexorably shaped by the sexual abuse they suffered at the hands of a Christian Brother during their early teens.

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