Fr Gerard O’Connor, CSSR
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Fr Gerard O’Connor, CSSR


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Track 1: Growing up in Limerick in the 1970s and 1980s. He talks about joining an accountancy firm and working there for a number of years. He discusses the reasons why he changed direction and joined the Redemptorists in 1990. Track 2: He recalls his time in Brazil, 1995-97, during his seminarian years. He talks about his first assignment to Limerick before he was appointed as Vocations Director for the Redemptorists, a role he remained in for eight years. Track 3: In 2003 the setting up of SERVE and running that organisation until the present day. He discusses its objective, working in partnership with missionaries.

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Disk, MP3

Audio series:

IMU Missionary Stories Project


160 kbps

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48 hours

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11.97 MB, 5.62 MB, 8.62 MB, 21.81 MB

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A Missionary in Brazil and Africa

Recorded by:

Maurice O'Keeffe – Irish Life and Lore