PODCAST EPISODE

October as the month of the missions - From Athlone to Malawi: Fr John Roche SPS (Part 1) - 11th October 2020 (SS102fm programme excerpt)(S10E48b)

Come & See Inspirations (C&SI)

Oct 10 2020 • 47 mins


On this weeks programme we enter into October as the month dedicated to the missions. John has the first part of an interview with Fr John Roche who is a member of St Patrick's Missionary Society (Kiltegan Fathers) who has recently returned to Ireland after a life over seas.

This week interview with Fr John Roche s part one of a three part interview which will be broadcast in October. In this weeks interview Fr John recounts his memories of growing up in Athlone, his call to priesthood and sense of vocation and his experience of seminary. Finally after being ordained in 1972 he was assigned to mission in Malawi where he stayed for twenty years.

Next week Fr John tells us more of his experience in Malawi including his being asked  to leave the country after challenging the government.