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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        

 

Homily of Archbishop Kieran O’Reilly SMA for World Mission Sunday

“At this time, I particularly ask that you remember a colleague of mine – Father Pier Luigi Maccalli SMA - from Italy, who was...

SMA website and ‘Laudato Tree’ Project covered in La Croix International

The SMA Website and the SMA 'Laudato Tree' Project has been covered in La Croix International. La Croix International is a highly respected international publication...

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...

Archbishop Eamon Martin recommends SMA Laudato Tree Project to Ireland

Editor's Note: On the first day of their Autumn General Meeting, October 1, 2019, the Feast Day of St. Thérèse, Patron of the Missions,...

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...

Former British Soldier could become Zimbabwe’s first lay saint

Editor's Note: The world community had mixed feelings about the passing of Robert Mugabe on September 6, 2019. He was at once an undoubted...

1st anniversary of the abduction of Fr. Luigi Maccalli SMA – Let us Remember

Editor's Note: On Tuesday, 17 September 2019, we commemorate the 1st anniversary of the abduction of our Italian SMA confrere, Fr. Pier Luigi Maccalli....

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...