Fr Charlie Meagher, SSC
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Fr Charlie Meagher, SSC


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Track 1: Growing up in Killarney, Co Kerry in the 1930s and 1940s. He discusses his education and joining the Columbans in 1954. Track 2: His first mission to Mindanao beginning in 1961. Learning the language and the challenges of working in a large parish of 120,000 people in Iligan city. Track 3: In 1967 went to Ozamis city. Martial law, and the period up to the revolution. Track 4: Back to Ireland in 1972 to join Trocaire, with Bishop Eamon Casey. Track 5: Returned to the Philippines, to Iligan city, as Parish Priest there. He became District Superior. He moved to Manila, to become Vice-Director of the region. Track 6: Return to Ireland in 1996, and new role of Education Officer for the Society of St Columban, travelling to many countries

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IMU Missionary Stories Project


160 kbps

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48 hours

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17.26 MB, 7.28 MB, 9.83 MB, 7.33 MB, 18.06 MB, 12.27 MB

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A Missionary in the Philippines

Recorded by:

Maurice O'Keeffe – Irish Life and Lore