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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        

 

Archbishop Kieran O’Reilly SMA leads prayer for peace for the Congo and South Sudan

Press Release - Friday 23 February 2018 - Immediate Today, and at Masses over this weekend in the Archdiocese of Cashel and Emly, Archbishop Kieran...

Day of Prayer and Fasting for Peace: Called to be Peacemakers

"What can I do for peace?" Friday, 23 February, the Friday of the First Week of Lent, has been designated by Pope Francis as a...

Happy 80th Birthday Fr. Fintan Daly SMA

On February 16, 2018, Fr Fintan Daly celebrated his 80th birthday at St. Leo's parish, Challenge, Ibadan, Nigeria. A measure of the esteem with which...

Pastor in Democratic Republic of Congo missing after criticizing Kabila

“ pressures, harassment acts that jeopardize churches’ freedom of expression... This situation is not normal. I say churches because it’s all the Protestant...

Liberia’s New President

"Given his strong global popularity, Weah will be above all a "President ambassador" able to represent Liberia in the world. I hope President Weah...

Africa is not poor, we are stealing its wealth

"... we must change the way we talk and think about Africa. It's not about making people feel guilty, but correctly diagnosing a problem...

ST. JOSEPHINE BAKHITA – FROM SLAVE TO SAINT

st. Josephine Bakhita (1869-1947) Feast - February 8th “Let’s pray to Saint Josephine Bakhita for all migrants and refugees who are exploited and suffer so...

Zuma won’t resign: How else can the ANC get rid of him?

Editor's Note: It's not quite the tragic farce that the world endlessly witnessed in Zimbabwe under Mugabe. But Jacob Zuma is certainly giving the...