Sr Bridget O’Connor, DC
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Sr Bridget O’Connor, DC


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Track 1: Growing up in Dromtariffe, Co Cork in the 1930s and 40s. Her education, her decision to join the Daughters of Charity, her BA in Home Economics. Track 2: Her mission was to Calabar in Nigeria, the challenges of living there, her involvement in teaching, the local culture, and working with other religious denominations. Track 3: She witnessed the first group of Nigerian postulants to join the Daughters of Charity. Track 4: Working for the development of people especially the under-privileged with the help of funding agencies e.g. Irish Aid, Misereor Germany and other smaller agencies. Track 5: Returning home in 2003.

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IMU Missionary Stories Project


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48 hours

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A Missionary in Nigeria and China

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Maurice O'Keeffe – Irish Life and Lore