Fr John Horgan, SMA
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Fr John Horgan, SMA


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Track 1: Growing up in near Bantry, West Cork in the 1930s and 1940s, his vocation, joining the Order and his time in the seminary. Track 2: He went to Nigeria in 1961 to Lagos, and while doing his pastoral work he was a school chaplain. He discusses the catastrophes during the Civil War. He returned home in 1969 and took up a post teaching in a school in Ballyinafad, Co Mayo. He describes in detail the closure of the school and its amalgamation with one run by the St Louis Sisters. Track 3: He went to Zambia in 1975 and worked in Ndola, a mining township for 20 years. He returned home in 2001 and was elected to the Leadership Team. He left the Leadership Team in 20.

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IMU Missionary Stories Project


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48 hours

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A Missionary in Nigeria and Zambia

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Maurice O'Keeffe – Irish Life and Lore