Sr Rita Twomey, RSM
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Sr Rita Twomey, RSM


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Track 1: Growing up in Kilnamartyra, Macroom, Co. Cork, in the 1930s and 1940s. Joining the congregation in 1955. Track 2: Appointment to the Philippines in 1965. Assignment to Tacloban, Leyte and later to Camiguin Island. She describes her work as a teacher there, as well as the structure and staff of the school. Track 3: Communities already formed by the sisters who were there since 1954. Workshops and projects were the creation of the Filipina Sisters who were with us in community. Track 4: Returned home in 1970 to teach in Cork (1970 – 1990). Appointed Principal in 1990 until retirement in 2002.

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Disk, MP3

Audio series:

IMU Missionary Stories Project


160 kbps

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48 hours

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13.20 MB, 9.91 MB, 8.47 MB, 16.68 MB

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A Missionary in the Philippines

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Maurice O'Keeffe – Irish Life and Lore