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Irish Province – The Irish Province was founded in 1912.

“It’s been a great life” – eulogy to Fr. Johnie Haverty by his friend,...

Some weeks ago when Johnie Haverty gave me a copy of a book of his life as a missionary he had just completed, he...

BREAKING NEWS: Fr. Malachy Flanagan SMA, elected Provincial Leader of Irish Province

"There is something new happening. Something of what Archbishop Eamon Martin spoke about the other day on 'singing a new song'. We have something...

Opening Address to the 2019 SMA Provincial Assembly by Fr. Michael McCabe SMA

"May the Spirit of Wisdom encircle us with your grace and enflame our hearts with creative fire. Strengthen each step we take towards the...

SMA 2019 Provincial Assembly Begins

The 2019 SMA Provincial Assembly begins on Monday, July 1, 2019 at the SMA Conference and Retreat Centre, Dromantine. As well as General Assemblies, which...

SMA celebrates 650 years of missionary service!

On Saturday, 12 June, the Irish Province celebrated the Golden Jubilee of the ordination of thirteen of their priests in 1969. Fr Michael McCabe,...

2019 National SMA / OLA Pilgrimage to Knock – 60th anniversary of FVC

Fr Malachy Flanagan, SMA Vice Provincial Leader, presided at the 39th SMA / OLA Pilgrimage to Our Lady’s Shrine at Knock, Co Mayo on...

St. Patrick – Britain’s Greatest Gift to Ireland

We sometimes forget that Jesus was Jewish - not Christian. In the same way, we often forget that St Patrick was a Roman-Briton, not...

World Cup Final – FRANCE – the last standing “African” team…

Say what you want about France but their preparation for this tournament was second to none. Spent half the 19th century conquering Africa so...