Fr Jim Noonan, SPS
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Fr Jim Noonan, SPS


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Track 1: Growing up in Foynes, Co Limerick in the 1930 and 40s. His education and joining the Kiltegan Fathers. His first appointment in 1962 to Nigeria. He was assigned to Minna, to the parish of Zuru. Learning the language. His pastoral duties with the people and opening schools. Track 2: After one year in Paris his second appointment to the same diocese in Nigeria. Meeting tribal leaders. Many challenges during the years that followed. His recollections of the people he knew and the parishes in which he served.

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Disk, MP3

Audio series:

IMU Missionary Stories Project


160 kbps

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48 hours

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8.28 MB, 22.47 MB, 13.42 MB, 23.69 MB

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A Missionary in Nigeria for 47 years

Recorded by:

Maurice O'Keeffe – Irish Life and Lore