Fr Finbar Matthew Kelly, OP
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Fr Finbar Matthew Kelly, OP


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Track 1: Growing up in the 1920s and 30s in Kilcullen, Co Kildare. His education and joining the Dominican Order. His years as a seminarian. Ordination in 1951. Track 2: His appointment to Australia in 1955. He was assigned as a chaplain to the National University in Canberra, working closely with chaplains of other denominations. Track 3: Returning home in the 1960s. Assigned as Prior to Tralee for three years. His second assignment to Limerick for 20 years. He discusses the community and pastoral work in both places. His third appointment to the Black Abbey in Kilkenny since 1990.

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IMU Missionary Stories Project


160 kbps

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48 hours

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6.48 MB, 7.67 MB, 10.44 MB, 29.34 MB

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A Missionary in Australia for 5 years

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Maurice O'Keeffe – Irish Life and Lore