Brother John Conway Tralee

St John’s Parish, Tralee will be organising prayers at the monument dedicated to Br John Conway SJ in St John’s Park, Tralee on Monday, February 6  at 5.30pm.  It will be the 40th anniversary of the guerrilla attack on the Musami Mission in Rhodesia (now Zimbabwe) during which Br John and seven colleagues were shot. Br John, born in 1920, was a native of Brogue Lane, Tralee. He was educated at the CBS School in Strand Road and at the Technical School in Moyderwell, Tralee.