Fr John Fitzgerald, SJ
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Fr John Fitzgerald, SJ


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Track 1: Growing up in Dublin in the 1910s and 20s. Joining the Jesuits. His years in the seminary and ordination in 1950. Track 2: His appointment to Zambia after doing a Post-graduate Certificate in Education in England. His assignment to a school near Monze in the Southern Province. Working there for ten years, in a government-run school. Track 3: Witnessing Independence in 1964, and the changes it brought to the country. Moving in the 1970s back to Chikuni as teacher and as educational secretary for a short while. Track 4: Appointment to Adelaide, South Australia, teaching. Track 5: He discusses his other missions, including Papua New Guinea and the Seychelles, serving there as Parish Priest, and returning to Ireland in 2001.

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IMU Missionary Stories Project


160 kbps

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48 hours

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8.10 MB, 14.96 MB, 6.18 MB, 7.21 MB, 15.41 MB

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A Missionary in N. Rhodesia/Zambia, Australia, Papua New Guinea and the

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Maurice O'Keeffe – Irish Life and Lore