Obituaries

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The Society of African Missions remembers with gratitude their deceased members. Below we present the Obituaries and Homily preached at their funeral Masses. In some cases we also give an account of the funeral rites.

To read earlier Obituaries (2005 - 2008) click here.

To read Obituaries Oct 2008 - Aug 2009 click here.

 

Fr Jack Casey SMA – funeral homily

“He will destroy death forever”. “When we were baptised, we went into the tomb with him and joined him in death, so that...

Fr Jack Casey SMA – funeral arrangements

Fr Jack Casey will repose in the African Missions, Blackrock Road, Cork from Tuesday afternoon until Thursday evening. Tuesday, 3rd March 5.30pm - Reception of...
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Fr John [Jack] Casey SMA

Fr John Casey passed to his eternal reward at 8.45pm on Monday, 2 March 2015, at St Theresa’s Nursing Unit, African Missions, Blackrock Road,...

We Remember Them prayer

At the conclusion of the 2014 Service of Light, Fr Dan O'Brien read a prayer used at the Marymount Hospice, Cork, entitled We Remember...
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Service of Light 2014

Ten priests, an Honorary member and ten relatives of our priests and lay staff were remembered during the annual Service of Light in Blackrock...

Fr Tony Butler SMA – appreciation

The death of Fr Tony Butler SMA brought huge sadness to many people, near and far, but none more so than in St Joseph's...

Fr Daniel Murphy SMA – obituary

Fr Daniel V Murphy died peacefully at 3.15am on Sunday, 19 October 2014, at the St Theresa’s Nursing unit at the African Missions, Blackrock...

Fr Tony Butler SMA – funeral homily

Fr Tony Butler SMA was laid to rest in the SMA community cemetery in Wilton, Cork following a Mass to celebrate his life in...