Brother of the Christian Schools


noun Roman Catholic Church.

a member of a congregation of brothers, founded in France in 1684 for the education of the poor.
Also Irish Christian Brother. a member of a congregation of teaching brothers, founded in Ireland in 1802.

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Also called Christian Brother.
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