Sr Anselem Gunn, OSC
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Sr Anselem Gunn, OSC


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Track 1: Growing up in Wales in the 1930s and 40s. Her education and joining the Sisters of St Clare in 1952. Being chosen by the Superior to travel to El Salvador to set up a new mission in 1972. Track 2: Her arrival in San Francisco Gotera. Setting up a mission house. A description of the people, the area and the Irish Franciscans there. Track 3: The beginning of trouble in 1976. The difficulties in carrying out her missionary work. The training of catechists. The great challenges she overcame. Track 4: In 1994 she was assigned to Guatemala. Her service to the people living in the slums. Her return to Ireland due to ill-health.

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Audio series:

IMU Missionary Stories Project


160 kbps

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48 hours

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14.24 MB, 11.29 MB, 25.34 MB

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A Missionary to Guatemala and El Salvador

Recorded by:

Maurice O'Keeffe – Irish Life and Lore