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ni-lgflag The Society of African Missions (SMA) first arrived in Nigeria in 1863

International Women’s Day – 8 March 2020

Hauwa Ibrahim – A woman with hope in her heart! She saw hope in them. And she did not let it fall on deaf ears....

Homily at Thanksgiving Mass for Fr Paddy (PJ) Kelly SMA, Wilton, Cork

Fr Joe Egan, SMA, preached at the Mass prior to the burial of Fr Paddy (PJ) Kelly, in St Joseph’s SMA Church, Wilton, Cork....

Fr Patrick J M (PJ) Kelly SMA RIP

Fr P J Kelly SMA 1 March 1954 – 14 January 2020   The members of the Society of African Missions are mourning the unexpected death...

A Nigerian Doctor who takes pay cuts to serve poor

"Africans who have had the privilege of getting outstanding training and education abroad must mobilize their network of influence to transform our continent... I believe...

Catholic bishops condemn Nigerian president over security

"We must not allow the establishment of cultural or religious hegemony in a constitutionally secular state like Nigeria... IF we allow it, we are...

Priest killed in Nigeria on way to mediate peace

According to some historical studies the two populations lived in harmony until the advent of British colonization, when the colonial authorities favored the...

Nigerian priests face increasing threat of kidnapping and murder

"Priests are soft targets because people know that they cannot easily defend themselves and this exposes them to the kidnappers." - Auxiliary Bishop,  Ernest...

“It’s been a great life” – eulogy to Fr. Johnie Haverty by his friend,...

Some weeks ago when Johnie Haverty gave me a copy of a book of his life as a missionary he had just completed, he...