Fr Frank Leahy, CSSP
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Fr Frank Leahy, CSSP


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Track 1: Born in Miltown Malbay, Co Clare, Frank grew up in the 1920s and 1930s partly in Bath (England) and partly in Dublin. Life as a seminarian after joining the Spiritans in 1940. Prefecting in Trinidad. Ordination in 1948. Track 2: Appointment to Nigeria in 1949. Assignment to Owerri. His service and pastoral work with the tribal people until his expulsion during the Civil War. Track 3: His second appointment to Sierra Leone until 1974. He was re-assigned then to The Gambia. He describes his pastoral work with the tribal people.

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IMU Missionary Stories Project


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48 hours

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A Missionary in Nigeria, Sierra Leone and The Gambia from 1949

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Maurice O'Keeffe – Irish Life and Lore