Fr Alfie Byrne, SPS
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Fr Alfie Byrne, SPS


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Track 1: Growing up in Graiguenamanagh, Co Kilkenny in the 1920s and 30s, his education and entering the Kiltegan Fathers. His appointment in 1953 to Nigeria to teach. His opening schools. Track 2: In 1967 he was appointed to a parish in Birmingham. He discusses his work there. Track 3: His appointment to Malawi for the next 39 years. Pastoral work with native priests, learning the language and teaching catechumens. Track 4: His contribution and the difference he made to the parishes he worked in.

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Disk, MP3

Audio series:

IMU Missionary Stories Project


160 kbps

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48 hours

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19.66 MB, 2.96 MB, 23.39 MB, 4.46 MB

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A Missionary in Nigeria and Malawi

Recorded by:

Maurice O'Keeffe – Irish Life and Lore