Fr Joe Cantwell, SPS (Part 1)
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Fr Joe Cantwell, SPS (Part 1)


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Track 1: Growing up in Roscrea, Co Tipperary in the 1940s. Schooling and formation. Ordination in 1966. His appointment to the Diocese of Calabar in Nigeria in 1966. His first parish was Adiabo. Turbulent times. Track 2: His difficulties during the Civil War period, retreating from the area and then moving to Scotland. Track 3: His next appointment was to the Diocese of Kitui, Kenya in 1968. He discusses the big parish of Mutito, and the difficulties of distributing food during famine times.

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IMU Missionary Stories Project


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48 hours

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A Missionary in Nigeria and Kenya

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Maurice O'Keeffe – Irish Life and Lore