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Full title: Beyond Faith and Adventure: Irish Missionaries in Nigeria Tell Their Extraordinary Story

Creator / Author: Irene Christina Lynch

Item Type / Page count: Book / 484p

When Published: 2006

Publisher / Place of Publication: ICDL / Dublin?.

About: A book which chronicles the lives of Irish Missionaries in Nigeria through a series of over 50 interviews which were conducted by the author.

ID number(s): 0955304709 / 9780p55304705

Chapters: Foreword — Maps — Nigeria: An Introduction – Irish Missionary Achievement in Nigeria — Cardinal Anthony Olubunmi Okogie Archbishop of Lagos — Society of African Missions (SMA) — Sisters of Our Lady of Apostles (OLA) – The Spiritans – Holy Ghost Fathers (CSSp.) — Missionary Sisters of the Holy Rosary (MSHR) — St Patrick’s Missionary Society (SPS)  The Kiltegan Fathers — The Benedictines:  Order of St. Benedict (OSB) – The Medical Missionaries of Mary (MMM) — Congregation of the Mission (CM)  (Vincentian Fathers) — The Company of the Daughters of Charity of St. Vincent de Paul (DoC)  – The Augustinian Fathers  Order of St. Augustine (OSA) — The Franciscan Missionaries of the Divine Motherhood (FMDM) — Sisters of St. Louis — The Congregation of the Religious Sisters of Charity — Carmelite Fathers (OCD)  Discalced Carmelite Friars — Carmelite Nuns — Congregation of The Religious of Jesus and Mary — Monsignor Christopher Chukwumeh — Congregation of the Sisters of Mercy — The Little Sisters of the Poor — Contributions from three distinguished Nigerians who were educated by the Irish Missionaries.

WW Connection #1: One chapter (pp145-210) is devoted to The Kiltegan Fathers and includes interviews with eight members of the Society.

Extra #1: Contains maps and photographs.

Extra #2: Check Libraries Ireland for this publication.

Extra #3: Check OCLC WorldCat.org for this publication in libraries worldwide.

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