Fr Maurice Crean, MHM
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Fr Maurice Crean, MHM


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Track 1: Growing up in Castlegregory, Co Kerry in the 1930s and 40s. His education, and entering the Mill Hill Fathers. Track 2: After ordination in 1963 he was appointed to the Diocese of Kisumu, Western Kenya. He discusses the remoteness of the place and difficulties in learning the tribal language. Track 3: Moving to a larger mission in Mukumu. He discusses his constant moving and re-establishing himself. Track 4: His return to do diocesan development work in 1981. In 1982 he was elected Regional Superior in Ireland. He talks about the great challenges in doing that work. Track 5: Returning to Kenya in 1989 to take up a position as Vicar-General of Kakamega, and his later responsibilities as Regional Superior of Kenya.

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IMU Missionary Stories Project


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48 hours

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13.84 MB, 16.05 MB, 14.96 MB, 4.34 MB, 17.44 MB

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A Missionary in Uganda and Kenya

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Maurice O'Keeffe – Irish Life and Lore