Fr Richard Broderick, MSC
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Fr Richard Broderick, MSC


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Track 1: Growing up in Lismore in the 1930s and 40s. His education and joining the Missionaries of the Sacred Heart. His formation years during the 1950s and his first appointment to South Africa in 1959, to Musina (formerly Nessina) on the Rhodesian border. Track 2: He discusses the apartheid system and the situation there at that time. Also he describes his involvement with the Christian Action Movement, and the steps taken by the Missionaries of the Sacred Heart during the height of apartheid. Track 3: His role in leadership in 1971. He also discusses his role as secretary to the South African Superiors. Track 4: His involvement in the institute called Lumko. Track 5: In 1989, working with the refugees in Mozambique. Track 6: Returning to Johannesburg to take up formation work.

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Audio series:

IMU Missionary Stories Project


160 kbps

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48 hours

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11.09 MB, 11.76 MB, 20.34 MB, 9.33 MB, 4.15 MB, 11.47 MB

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A Missionary in South Africa

Recorded by:

Maurice O'Keeffe – Irish Life and Lore