Sr Louise O’Connell, DC
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Sr Louise O’Connell, DC


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Track 1: Growing up in Donoghmore in the 1940s and 50s, her education, and her reasons for entering the Congregation of the Daughters of Charity. Her work in different schools around Dublin for eight years. Track 2: Her field of mission was Nigeria, working on the House of Formation at Eleme and teaching in a school for children with hearing impairments and physical disabilities. They survived by respecting the system of the military regime at that time. Track 3: Her return visit in 1998 to Ireland to prepare for a new mission, this time to China. Track 4: Her mission to China, her reasons for going there as a lay teacher and was aware of the historic divisions in the church, she attended the Open Church each Sunday. Her return home to work in the Family Resource Centre in Tallaght, where she has remained for the last eight years.

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Disk, MP3

Audio series:

IMU Missionary Stories Project


160 kbps

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48 hours

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20.42 MB, 10.55 MB, 7.73 MB, 19.83 MB

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A Missionary in Nigeria and China

Recorded by:

Maurice O'Keeffe – Irish Life and Lore