Story of Protestant Missions in Ireland (1843-1969)

Alexander Robert Charles Dallas [1791-1869], The Story of Irish Church Missions. Continued to the Year 1869This work is an abridged version of the Rev Alexander Dallas’s book on Irish Church Mission with a continuation to the time of his death in 1869. My thanks to Redcliffe College for providing a copy of this book for digitisation. This title is in the public domain.

Alexander Robert Charles Dallas [1791-1869], The Story of Irish Church Missions. Continued to the Year 1869. Dedicated to the Younger of the Church of Ireland. London: James Nisbet & Co., 1875. Hbk. pp.350. [Click to download complete book in PDF]

Contents

  • Preface
  • Introduction
  • The Story of the Irish Church Missions
  1. 1843-4
  2. 1845
  3. 1846-7
  4. 1847-8
  5. 1847-8
  • Continuation of the Story
  1. 1849-50
  2. 1851
  3. 1852
  4. 1853
  5. 1854
  6. 1855-6
  7. 1857
  8. 1859-60
  9. 1861-2
  10. 1863-6
  11. 1867-8
  12. 1869
  • Principles and General Introductions
  • Lists of MIssion Stations and Committees
  • Regulations and Constitution of the Society
  • Appendix
  • Index of Subjects

The Story of Irish Church Mission to the Roman Catholics

The Rev. Alexander Dallas was early sent into the army, and seven years of service in the Peninsular campaign under the Duke of Wellington taught him a hardihood and self-sacrifice that made labour easy to him. He also learned under that great commander military discipline, which nerves the soldier’s arm, courage that could face danger, perseverance that never gives up the point aimed at, and that peculiar fore-casting in arrangement of plan which characterized all his moves, and made them so successful.

This was the training of the natural man; but there was a deeper spiritual training needed ere this vessel of mercy could be fitted for the Master’s use in the great work of these Missions. [Continue reading]