Fr Robert Fachtna Staunton, MHM
7.0015.00 Select options

Fr Robert Fachtna Staunton, MHM


Want unlimited access to the Irish Life and Lore Oral History Archive? Subscribe by purchasing Gold Subscription, Silver Subscription or Bronze Subscription!

Track 1: Growing up in Timoleague, Co Cork in the 1930s and 40s. He discusses his joining the Mill Hill Fathers. After ordination in 1961 he was appointed to Uganda. Track 2: His first mission was to Usuku. He describes the conditions, challenges and pastoral work there. Opening new missions and teaching in the seminary. Track 3: His appointment to teach in Soroti Diocese. His promotional work in the USA in 1977. Track 4: His appointment to Tororo in Uganda in 1984. He discusses the growth of the Church there. He talks about his pastoral work in different locations in Kenya, and setting up a new pastoral care programme for secondary schools. His great health problems with Malaria. His reasons for returning in 1999.

Additional information


Disk, MP3

Audio series:

IMU Missionary Stories Project


160 kbps

Download time limit:

48 hours

File size(s):

12.79 MB, 25.84 MB, 16.74 MB, 16.27 MB

Number of files:


Product ID:



A Missionary in Uganda and Kenya

Recorded by:

Maurice O'Keeffe – Irish Life and Lore