Fr Brendan Quirke, OSA
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Fr Brendan Quirke, OSA


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Track 1: Growing up in Firies, Co Kerry in the 1940s and 50s. Joining the Augustinians and his time as a seminarian. Track 2: Appointment to Australia in 1959 to the town of Cairns in Queensland. His service to the local church and people over the years. Track 3: Moving to Brisbane and Victoria to teach. He discusses those years teaching. Track 4: Taking charge of seminarians. He speaks about his time recruiting and working there for 12 years. Leaving the seminary in the 1990s to take up parish work, and returning home in 2009.

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Disk, MP3

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IMU Missionary Stories Project


160 kbps

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48 hours

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11.55 MB, 9.32 MB, 14.49 MB, 14.73 MB, 6.78 MB

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A Missionary in Australia for 47 years

Recorded by:

Maurice O'Keeffe – Irish Life and Lore