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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 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...

Fr Brendan Dunning SMA [RIP]

The Society of African Missions are mourning the unexpected death of Fr Brendan Dunning SMA, which took place in Laurel Lodge Nursing Home, Longford...

Fr Dan O’Brien SMA [RIP]

Fr Dan O’Brien SMA died in the Cork University Hospital on 7 April 2020. A native of Cork City, Fr Dan was a missionary...

Fr Dan O’Brien SMA [RIP] – Funeral Homily

Fr Malachy Flanagan, SMA Provincial Leader, celebrated the Funeral Mass for the late Fr Dan O’Brien in St Joseph’s SMA Church, Wilton, Cork, on...

Fr Patrick Jennings SMA – Funeral homily

Fr Patrick Jennings SMA, the oldest member of the Irish Province, died peacefully on Palm Sunday, 5 April 2020. His Funeral Mass took place...