Fr Philip Connor, OFM Cap
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Fr Philip Connor, OFM Cap


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Track 1: Growing up in a rural part of Co Meath in the 1930s and 40s. He joined the Capuchin Fathers in 1956 after working for a company for a short time. Track 2: Appointment to Zambia in 1963. Assignment to Livingstone and to a bush station, Kaoma. He describes his time over the years, serving the local church and people, travelling around from mission to mission. Track 3: He spoke about the other missionaries who were there, and how the different missionary orders worked together. He describes a great sense of community and his involvement in the building of schools. Track 4: His return in 1993 to take up work in Kilkenny.

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IMU Missionary Stories Project


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48 hours

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A Missionary in Zambia for 36 years

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Maurice O'Keeffe – Irish Life and Lore