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Br. Benignus Buckley, OFM Cap

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Track 1: Growing up near Kilkenny city in the 1930s and 1940s. In 1951 joining the Capuchin Franciscan Order. Track 2: His appointment to South Africa in 1959. Assignment to a station in Chinyingi, near the Angolan border. He describes living in a grass hut and primitive conditions for seven years. His second appointment to Mangango working with refugees for 17 years. Track 3: In 1980 assignment to Clona, in Angola, working with refugees for ten years during the war. Track 4: The mission over the years, its growth and development. Track 5: Getting a decoration from the President for his work with the refugees. He speaks about how he earned that award. Returning to Ireland in 1998.

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Description

Track 1: Growing up near Kilkenny city in the 1930s and 1940s. In 1951 joining the Capuchin Franciscan Order. Track 2: His appointment to South Africa in 1959. Assignment to a station in Chinyingi, near the Angolan border. He describes living in a grass hut and primitive conditions for seven years. His second appointment to Mangango working with refugees for 17 years. Track 3: In 1980 assignment to Clona, in Angola, working with refugees for ten years during the war. Track 4: The mission over the years, its growth and development. Track 5: Getting a decoration from the President for his work with the refugees. He speaks about how he earned that award. Returning to Ireland in 1998.

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Type:

Disk, MP3

Audio series:

IMU Missionary Stories Project

Bitrate:

160 kbps

Download time limit:

48 hours

File size(s):

20.07 MB, 8.36 MB, 15.87 MB, 14.82 MB, 7.72 MB, 19.68 MB

Number of files:

6

Product ID:

CDIMU01-074

Subject:

A Missionary in South Africa and Angola for 39 years

Recorded by:

Maurice O'Keeffe – Irish Life and Lore

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