Sr Columba O’Flaherty, PBVM (Part 2)
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Sr Columba O’Flaherty, PBVM (Part 2)


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Track 1: She returns again to the memories of the 1910s and 1920s in her home town of Gort, Co Galway, and her formation years after joining the Novitiate. She travelled to India in the 1930s. Track 2: A description of the three missionary houses and the opening of a fourth in Kashmir by the Presentation Congregation with the help of the Mill Hill Fathers. Track 3: The arrival of Partition in India. Her meeting with Mrs Ghandi. Opening new missionary houses all over Pakistan after partition. Track 4: Islamic fundamentalists took over Catholic schools. The changes the missionaries made over the years in breaking down prejudice and running schools for the poor. Track 5: Her time as Regional Superior from 1968 to 1973. The challenges and obstacles she had to overcome in those years. Track 6: An overview of her 51 years missionary work and witnessing the political upheaval of partition.

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IMU Missionary Stories Project


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48 hours

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A Missionary in India for 25 years and Pakistan for 26 years

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Maurice O'Keeffe – Irish Life and Lore