Fr Malachy Flanagan, SMA
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Fr Malachy Flanagan, SMA


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Track 1: Growing up in Drogheda, Co Louth in the 1960s and 1970s, his vocation to the priesthood, and the reasons why he joined the SMA order. Track 2: He was appointed to Nigeria in 1989. On arrival he went to Ilorin Diocese, where he learned the language and customs of the people. Track 3: He describes the primitive conditions he lived under in remote parishes such as New Bussa and Guffanti. Track 4: He describes the difficulties of working on his own in a new diocese, recently created by Rome. Track 5: He gives an overview of missionary work, and the current challenges facing the SMA order.

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IMU Missionary Stories Project


160 kbps

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48 hours

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8.14 MB, 9.61 MB, 8.16 MB, 23.21 MB, 5.48 MB

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Maurice O'Keeffe – Irish Life and Lore