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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 O’Hea SMA [RIP] – HOMILY

Fr James O’Hea was laid to rest in a private Funeral at the SMA cemetery in St Joseph’s parish, Wilton, Cork, on Thursday, 19...

Fr John McCormack SMA (RIP)

Fr John McCormack SMA passed to his eternal reward at 10.45pm on Tuesday, 24 March 2020, in St Theresa’s Unit, African Missions, Blackrock Road,...

Fr James [Jim] O’Hea SMA [RIP] – Homily

Fr James O’Hea SMA died in the SMA House, African Missions, Blackrock Road, Cork on 17 March 2020. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and...

Fr James [Jim] O’Hea, SMA [RIP]

Fr James O’Hea SMA passed to his eternal reward at 9.30pm on St Patrick’s Day, 17 March 2020, in St Theresa’s Unit, African...

Fr Michael Morgan-Evans SMA – Obituary

Michael Christopher Morgan-Evans, second son of Dr George and Catherine , was born in Putney. London on 8 July 1931. He died in the...

Fr Michael Morgan-Evans SMA [RIP]

Fr Michael Christopher Morgan-Evans SMA passed to his eternal reward at 9.50pm, Saturday, 22nd February 2020. He died in the SMA House, African Missions,...

Homily at the Funeral Mass of Father Terry Gunn SMA

Fr Terry Gunn died peacefully on 10 February 2020 in the Cork University Hospital. He was 84 years old. He was ordained in 1960...

Fr Paddy Kelly SMA – Month’s Mind celebrations

On Friday evening, 14 February 2020, the family of the late Fr Paddy (PJ) Kelly gathered in their home parish of Laurencetown, Ballinasloe, Co...