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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 James Hickey SMA [RIP]

Fr James Hickey SMA will be laid to rest on Friday, 11 September 2020, alongside his parents and other family members in Glasnevin...

Fr John Quinlan SMA – Obituary

Fr John Quinlan passed to his eternal reward on 16 July 2020, at the St Theresa’s Nursing Unit, African Missions, Blackrock Road, Cork. He...

Fr John Quinlan SMA [RIP] – Funeral homily

Fr John Quinlan passed to his eternal reward on 16 July, 2020, at the St Theresa’s Nursing Unit, African Missions, Blackrock Road, Cork. He...

Fr John Quinlan SMA [RIP]

Fr John Quinlan SMA died peacefully on Thursday morning, 16 July 2020, in St Theresa's Nursing Unit at the SMA House, Blackrock Road, Cork....

Fr Seán Kilbane SMA [RIP] – Funeral homily

Fr Seán Kilbane died on Good Shepherd Sunday, 3 May 2020, in the Cork University Hospital. His Funeral Mass and Burial took place on...

Fr Seán Kilbane SMA [RIP]

Fr Seán Kilbane SMA died unexpectedly at the Cork University Hospital on Sunday afternoon, 3 May 2020. He celebrated his 88th birthday on 7...

Fr John Clancy SMA [RIP] – Funeral homily

Fr John Clancy died peacefully on Saturday evening, 18 April 2020, in St Theresa’s Nursing Unit, African Missions, Blackrock Road, Cork. He was laid...

Introduction to the Funeral Mass for Fr John Clancy SMA

Kindly be seated for a few moments as I want to share with you some words of introduction. I am Fr Malachy Flanagan, the Provincial...