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trees_featherLiving in and involved with the communities in which we work, we in the SMA witness on a daily basis the struggle of Africa to achieve its potential in today’s world.
Africa for the SMA is the continent where we have found:
– a welcome
– an openness to receiving God’s  Word
– an attraction that inspires our missionaries to spend and give their lives.  At present, SMA works in 16 countries in Africa. For more information about any of these countries click on the name of country below
Angola Benin Central African Rep D R Congo Egypt
Ghana Ivory Coast Kenya Liberia Morocco
Niger Nigeria South Africasouth_africa_flag Tanzaniatanzania TogoFlag of Togo
Zambia        

 

African Church leaders react to ‘false gospel of prosperity’

Catholicism does not come with material rewards guaranteed despite promises of charismatic preachers...  Editor's Note: The statement attributed to Jesus in Matthew's Gospel: "The poor...

News from SMA Parish Wilton, Cork – HELPING AT HOME AND ABROAD

Editor's Note: SMA Parish, Wilton, continues to inspire us by its dynamism and commitment to being of service at home and in Africa. Over...

Africa can contribute to a theology of ecology

It is not possible to live out one’s Christian faith by omitting one’s obligations with respect to 'our sister and mother the earth,' -...

Live Today’s Day – Prayer found on the body of Sr Odette – Algerian...

We celebrated recently with the OLA Sisters the beatification of Sr. Angele-Marie OLA and Sr. Bibiane OLA, two of the 19 Algerian martrys beatified...
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A CHRISTMAS PRAYER

  A Christmas Prayer This holy season is a reminder that we, as Christians, are called to continue the work of the Christ-child born in Bethlehem....

Food for Thought – as we enter the Christmas Festivities

The following reflection was submitted to the SMA Communications Office by the Designated Safeguarding Liaison Person for the Irish Province, Elizabeth Murphy. It was...

Two OLA Sisters beatified in Algeria

The Vatican FIDES News Agency reports that Pope Francis, speaking about the beatification on 8 December 2018, of 19 Catholic martyrs in Algeria, including...

“Fr Maccalli is alive and well” – Bishop of Niamey, NIGER

The Vatican news agency, Agenzia Fides, brings encouraging news to the Society of African Missions and the family and friends of Fr. Pier Luigi...