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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.

 

HOMILY at the Funderal Mass of Fr Willie Cusack SMA, by Fr Malachy Flanagan...

We are gathered here today to say farewell to our dear brother priest, a brother, an uncle and friend, Fr Willie Cusack whom God...

Fr William (Willie) Cusack SMA (RIP)

The Society of African Missions and the Cusack family are mourning the death of Fr William (Willie) Cusack SMA which took place in the...

Homily Given at the Funeral Service for Fr Alberto Olivoni SMA

19 April 2019 – Good Friday Introduction We gather on this Good Friday – when we commemorate the death of our Saviour - to bid farewell...

Fr (Doctor) Alberto Olivoni SMA

The death has taken place of Fr (Doctor) Alberto Olivoni SMA. Fr Olivoni died in the Bon Secours Hospital, Cork, on Wednesday evening. His...

Homily at the Funeral Mass for Michael Brady SMA

"Michael always worked in what we call areas of primary evangelization. In those areas you plant seeds. Somebody else may see the fruit. Michael...

Fr Michael Brady SMA (RIP)

The Society of African Missions and the Brady family are mourning the death of Fr Michael Brady SMA which took place in the Bon...

Homily for the Funeral Mass of Fr Eamon (Edward) Kelly SMA – 4th December...

Fr Michael McCabe, SMA Provincial Leader, preached at the Funeral Mass for Fr Eamon Kelly at St Joseph’s SMA Church, Wilton, Cork. Fifty-two other...

Fr Eamon Kelly SMA

Fr Eamon Kelly SMA died peacefully on Thursday, 29 November 2018, in St Theresa's Unit, African Missions, Blackrock Road, Cork. Though enduring ill health for...