Fr Jim Higgins, SMA
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Fr Jim Higgins, SMA


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Track 1: Growing up in the 1920s and 1930s, his preparation for missionary work, the journey to Lagos in 1950. His post in Ibusa, in the mid-west of Nigeria, in a teacher training college. Track 2: He describes the state of the country as it prepared for independence. He was appointed Principal of different schools, and describes what he did to make a difference. Track 3: He received an honour from the Nigerian President when he finished his work there. He continued in pastoral work from 1980 to 2010. Track 4: His fond memories of Fr Maurice Slattery, superior in the 1940s, when he was training to be a priest.

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Disk, MP3

Audio series:

IMU Missionary Stories Project


160 kbps

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48 hours

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8.53 MB, 24.40 MB, 6.57 MB, 2.02 MB, 7.22 MB

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A Missionary in Nigeria

Recorded by:

Maurice O'Keeffe – Irish Life and Lore