File 46 - Correspondence between Jesuits in Nothern Rhodesia and the Irish Fr Provincial during the year 1961

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IE IJA MSSN/ZAM/46

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Correspondence between Jesuits in Nothern Rhodesia and the Irish Fr Provincial during the year 1961

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  • 2 January-27 December 1961 (Creation)

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(1911-2007)

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Appointed Apostolic Administrator of the new Prefecture of Lusaka in 1950

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(25 March 1906-02 November 1981)

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Born: 25 March 1906, Lisnagry, County Limerick
Entered: 01 September 1924, St Stanislaus College, Tullabeg, County Offaly
Ordained: 31 July 1939
Professed: 02 February 1943
Died: 02 November 1981, Clongowes Wood College, Clane, Co Kildare

Father Provincial of the Irish Province of the Society of Jesus: 20 July 1959-1965

by 1938 at Petworth, Surrey (ANG) health

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(11 April 1916-08 March1995)

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Born 11 April 1916, Dublin
Entered 12 November 1938, Tullabeg
Ordained 31 July 1951
Professed 05 November 1977
Died 08 March1995, John Chula House, Lusaka, Zambia - Zambiae Province

Transcribed HIB to ZAM : 03 December 1969

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A file of letters written during the year 1961 relating to the Chikuni Mission, Northern Rhodesia.

  • Includes a letter from Fr Arthur Clarke SJ, Chikuni Mission, PO Chisekesi, Northern Rhodesia to Irish Fr Provincial Charles O'Conor SJ expressing the need for a new community house at Chikuni. Outlines the needs of the community at Chikuni and costs involved (20 April 1961, 8pp).
  • Includes a memorandum on the financial needs of Canisius College, Chikuni (14 August 1961, 15pp).
  • Includes a letter from Fr Arthur Clarke SJ, Chikuni Mission, PO Chisekesi, Northern Rhodesia to Irish Fr Provincial Charles O'Conor SJ thanking him for providing £10,000 for a new community residence at Chikuni.

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