Sr Teresa Xavier Byrne, RSC
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Sr Teresa Xavier Byrne, RSC


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Track 1: Growing up in Borris, Co Carlow. Joining the Sisters of Charity. Her formation years in nursing training in Dublin and midwifery in England. Going on mission to Rhodesia. Based in Choma, a rural town in Southern Province. Track 2: Her time in Southern Province (Chikuni, Maamba), and working in outreach clinics of the urban centres. Track 3: In the late 1960s running Primary Health Care clinics at outstations doing immunisations and providing care for mothers and children. Track 4: A short break doing a post-graduate course at home. Working as a public health nurse based in Choma. Track 5: Resigning from Government position and starting a Natural Family Planning Programme for the whole of the Southern Province. In 1990 moving to Ndola as a medical co-ordinator for the Diocese until retirement.

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IMU Missionary Stories Project


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A Missionary in Zambia and Angola

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Maurice O'Keeffe – Irish Life and Lore