Fr Brendan Hoban, SSC
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Fr Brendan Hoban, SSC


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Track 1: Growing up in Castlebar, Co Mayo in the 1950s and 60s. His education, entering the Columban Fathers at Dalgan Park, describing the atmosphere and energy in the seminary. Track 2: His appointment to Korea, first to Seoul to study the language. His ministry in Chunchen Diocese in the north of South Korea for four years. Track 3: Moving to Inchun Diocese. Also he speaks about his work in Kwangju Diocese in the 1980s, during the military dictatorship. Track 4: His mission to Sydney, Australia, working in the Social Justice Group, selling the ‘Far East’ magazine, and working with migrants. Working in Ireland on social issues.

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Audio series:

IMU Missionary Stories Project


160 kbps

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48 hours

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16.21 MB, 11.46 MB, 14.17 MB, 16.65 MB

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A Missionary in Korea from 1971 to 1996, and Australia from 1996 to 2008

Recorded by:

Maurice O'Keeffe – Irish Life and Lore