Fr Thomas Leahy, SPS
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Fr Thomas Leahy, SPS


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Track 1: He grew up in Saddlebeg, Co Tipperary in the 1940s. His education, joining the Kiltegans and ordination in 1966. Track 2: His appointment to Kenya in 1966. Assignment to the Diocese of Eldoret. The difficult challenges in his work in a remote area and his time teaching until 1969. Track 3: He talks briefly about his appointment to Zimbabwe for four years and then to Grenada in the West Indies for ten years. He speaks in great detail about his assignment to Malawi for 21 years. While there he formed a human rights movement, which led to his deportation in 1992.

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IMU Missionary Stories Project


160 kbps

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48 hours

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8.43 MB, 14.29 MB, 53.62 MB

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A Missionary in Kenya, Zimbabwe, Grenada and Malawi

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Maurice O'Keeffe – Irish Life and Lore