Sr Josephine Murphy, PBVM
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Sr Josephine Murphy, PBVM


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Track 1: Growing up in Clonmel, Co Tipperary in the 1940s and 50s. Joining the Presentation Sisters in Manchester in 1965 at the age of eighteen. After her profession she taught there for eleven years. Track 2: Her appointment to Zambia in 1984 and her assignment to Mongu by the Congregation. She gives a descriptive account of the educational system there, and her own teaching over the years. Track 3: The political situation in Zambia is discussed at great length. After ten years, she moved to a new mission in a remote bush area between Mongu and Livingstone for two years. Track 4: The conditions of hunger in the area and the great work that the Capuchins were doing there. Her work with handicapped children. Track 5: The challenges of the mission in Livingston, and her retirement in 2010.

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IMU Missionary Stories Project


160 kbps

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48 hours

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14.38 MB, 13.12 MB, 13.52 MB, 9.38 MB, 13.27 MB

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A Missionary in India for 67 years

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Maurice O'Keeffe – Irish Life and Lore