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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



SMA seminarians in the DR Congo 2010

Belgian SMA priests and brothers from the Lyons Province have been on mission in the Democratic Republic of Congo (formerly known as Zaire) for...

Masumbwe Children’s Home

MASUMBWE CHILDREN'S HOME, TANZANIA NEEDS YOUR HELP Priests from the Irish Province of the Society of African Missions (SMA) first came to Tanzania in...

Nigeria: building the peace

Nigeria: Building the peace JOS, 25 May 2010 (IRIN) - The angry mobs that terrorized the central Nigerian city of Jos at the beginning...

SMA mission in Angola

SMA mission in Angola Fr Toni Porcellato SMA, Vice Provincial of the Italain Province recently visited the SMA community in Luanda, Angola. Here...

Benin Jubilee celebrations 4

Some history about the early years of the evangelization of Dahomey / Benin Republic On Sunday 18 April 2010 the Catholic Church in Benin...

Benin Jubilee celebrations

Four SMA priests ordained as part of the celebrations to mark 150 years of the Catholic Church in Benin Republic The Catholic Church...

Benin Jubilee celebrations 3

Address of Fr Michel L'Hostis at Benin Jubilee celebrations Fr Michel L’Hostis is the Superior for the SMA in Benin and Niger Republics. After...

Benin Jubilee celebrations 2

Opening of the Jubilee to celebrate the Evangelization of Benin Republic Sunday, 18 April 2010 the Catholic Church...