Sr Bernadette O’Connell, OLA
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Sr Bernadette O’Connell, OLA


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Track 1: Growing up in Portmagee, Co. Kerry, in the 1940s, education, professed in 1960, nursing training in London for four years. Track 2: Her appointment to Nigeria in 1964, to the Diocese of Ibadan. Her work in a hospital from 1966 to 1971, describing the situation there. Track 3: Her appointment in 1971 to a remote mission in Bachita, Nigeria for six years. Track 4: In 1977 she was appointed to another clinic in Papiri in Nigeria. In 1981 she took up a position as local Superior in Cork for six years. In 1987, appointed to Khartoum in Sudan, until 1991.

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IMU Missionary Stories Project


160 kbps

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48 hours

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7.46 MB, 8.69 MB, 18.72 MB, 16.99 MB

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A Missionary in Nigeria and Sudan

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Maurice O'Keeffe – Irish Life and Lore