Working Under African Skies
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.
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