Kiltegan Father 75 Years On

Posted on 18. Apr, 2007, in Church Teachings, Humanitarian Aid, PovertyNo Comments

St. Patrick’s Missionary Society was founded on March 17th. 1932, 75 years ago this year.  Today the Society has 312 priests, mainly Irish and about 70 overseas students, mainly from Africa. During their 75 years, the Society has facilitated 260 volunteer priests to do missionary work and this aspect of their work continues today. Fr. Liam Blaney spoke to Miriam Gormally and he first explained why they are more commonly known as the Kiltegan Fathers.

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