Sr Bridie Counihan, LSA
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Sr Bridie Counihan, LSA


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Track 1: Growing up in the 1940s and 50s in Cork city. After joining the Little Sisters of the Assumption, she was assigned to do social work in Limerick for eight years and in Cork before travelling to South America. Track 2: Assignment to Brazil, finding her way in that county with the help of other missionaries. Track 3: Moving to the north-east of Brazil to a semi-desert area near Salvador. She details her work with the people there. In 2001 started networking with other religious communities and lay missioners. Track 4: Her mission is continuing in the same area, working with the poorest and creating programmes for children’s centres.

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IMU Missionary Stories Project


160 kbps

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48 hours

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22.34 MB, 14.49 MB, 7.77 MB, 6.30 MB

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A Missionary in Brazil

Recorded by:

Maurice O'Keeffe – Irish Life and Lore