Meaning of Brother of the Christian Schools

Broth'er of the Chris'tian Schools'

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— Rom. Cath. Ch. Rom. Cath. Ch.
  1. a member of a congregation of brothers, founded in France in 1684 for the education of the poor.
  2. a member of a congregation of teaching brothers, founded in Ireland in 1802.
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