Sr Kathleen Sweeney, OLA
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Sr Kathleen Sweeney, OLA


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Track 1: Growing up in Knocknagree, Co. Cork. Her postulant years, she was professed in 1949. Track 2: The journey to Nigeria in 1953. Her destination was Kaduna. Her teaching at a teacher training college there. Track 3: The changes, the challenges and her experiences between 1953 and 1957. Track 4: Her second appointment to Asaba. Difficult time, due to the coup of 1966. The distribution of food. The takeover by a Nigerian principal at the school. Track 5: Her mission to Ghana for four years from 1981. Her return home in 2000 after 47 years missionary work.

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Disk, MP3

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IMU Missionary Stories Project


160 kbps

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48 hours

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10.22 MB, 13.42 MB, 6.75 MB, 15.46 MB, 13.14 MB

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A Missionary in Nigeria and Ghana

Recorded by:

Maurice O'Keeffe – Irish Life and Lore