Fr David Crean, OSA
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Fr David Crean, OSA


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Track 1: Growing up in Killmeshele, Co Wexford in the 1940s and 50s. Joining the Augustinians and his seminarian years. Track 2: In 1980, appointment to Ecuador. He gives a background to the mission and talks about orientation and learning the language. He worked towards better healthcare, building schools etc. He carried out this work in rural areas around the country. Track 3: The political power struggle in Ecuador. Track 4: The difference between the Church in the early days and the Church now. Track 5: Other challenges were found in communication, travel etc. His return in 2002. How his missionary experiences changed his outlook.

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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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17.89 MB, 12.91 MB, 3.71 MB, 15.88 MB, 11.84 MB, 16.23 MB

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A Missionary in Ecuador for 22 years

Recorded by:

Maurice O'Keeffe – Irish Life and Lore