Fr Ted Smith, SPS
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Fr Ted Smith, SPS


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Track 1: Growing up in Kells, Co Meath, in the 1920s and 1930s. The Economic War. His education and entering the St Patrick’s Missionary Society in 1944. Track 2: His appointment to Kenya in 1953. Missioned in the Diocese of Eldoret, setting up primary schools. The arrival of Franciscan Sisters from Drogheda. Track 3: He moved to a different part of the diocese in Kituro returning in the 1970s to teach in Hacketstown, Co Carlow. Track 4: Appointed in 1978 to Nakuru. Responsibilities in church-building and school-building until 2005.

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Disk, MP3

Audio series:

IMU Missionary Stories Project


160 kbps

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48 hours

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9.24 MB, 14.31 MB, 8.07 MB, 7.30 MB, 20.53 MB

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A Missionary in Kenya

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Maurice O'Keeffe – Irish Life and Lore