Sr Catherine Egan, OP
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Sr Catherine Egan, OP


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Track 1: Growing up in Crohan, Co. Offaly, in the 1940s and 50s and joining the Dominican Sisters in 1958. She taught in Cabra and Sion Hill for fourteen years before her appointment in 1984 to Argentina. Track 2: Assignment to Buenos Aires doing pastoral work, teaching in the barrios and establishing Basic Christian Communities. Track 3: Assignment to Bolivia in 1999, establishing a new mission in Tarija. She describes the place and its people. She talks about their customs, beliefs and traditions. She improved the economic condition of the people by setting up an artisan workshop (craft centre). Established Basic Christian communities in which people became more aware of their own dignity and in which local leadership was developed. Track 4: Returning to Ireland in 2009 and her work at present.

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IMU Missionary Stories Project


160 kbps

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48 hours

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8.18 MB, 7.42 MB, 28.54 MB, 13.00 MB

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A Missionary in Argentina and Bolivia

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Maurice O'Keeffe – Irish Life and Lore