Sr Mary Lenehan, PBVM
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Sr Mary Lenehan, PBVM


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Track 1: Growing up in Kilkenny city in the 1930s and 1940s. Joining the Presentation Sisters. Track 2: In 1964 her appointment to the Philippines. Her time teaching there in a high school in Himamaylan. Track 3: Her second appointment to the Philippines in 1977. The political situation there. Involvement in human rights. The other missionary houses there. Track 4: Her time visiting prisoners. She describes the corruption. Leaving in 1989, Appointment to Dombotombo, Zimbabwe. Spending three years as a novice Mistress teaching Shona women. Track 5: Comparing the dictatorship in Zimbabwe and the Philippines. An overview of her missionary work in both places.

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IMU Missionary Stories Project


160 kbps

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48 hours

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13.99 MB, 17.57 MB, 18.76 MB, 7.17 MB

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A Missionary in the Philippines and Zimbabwe

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Maurice O'Keeffe – Irish Life and Lore