Fr Jack Finucane, CSSp
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Fr Jack Finucane, CSSp


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Track 1: Growing up in Limerick city in the 1930s and 1940s, joining the Spiritans in 1955, and ordination in 1963. First appointment to Nigeria in 1964. Track 2: The first displaced people he encountered. His time with Caritas International who were financially supporting the operation in Biafra. Track 3: The formation of Concern, from its conception in 1968. His short time at home in Rockwell College. Track 4: Appointment to Bangladesh January 1973 and Ethiopia in June 1974 with Concern, and playing a major role with them over four decades. He gives a description of the work of Concern during that time. Track 5: Setting up a programme in Ethiopia to resettle thousands of displaced people. Track 6: Witnessing the genocide in Rwanda, and meeting President Mary Robinson when she visited Somalia.

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IMU Missionary Stories Project


160 kbps

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48 hours

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6.80 MB, 6.99 MB, 17.95 MB, 25.88 MB, 14.57 MB, 17.88 MB

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A Missionary in Nigeria, Bangladesh, Rwanda and Ethiopia

Recorded by:

Maurice O'Keeffe – Irish Life and Lore