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Friends of Africa (FOA) 2019 Christmas Newsletter

  The Christmas Newsletter from the Friends of Africa has been forwarded to us by Chris O'Donoghue. To access the newsletter, please click here.  We encourage...

Fr. Dan McCauley SMA writes about Greta Thunberg’s ‘School Strike 4 Climate’ Movement

"The phenomenon of the Global School Strike 4 Climate grew from that one simple act of protest by Greta Thunberg." Lorna Gold in her book,...

SMA Dromantine Summer Camp 2019 – Report by Fr. Fergus Tuohy SMA (Camp Chaplain)

One of the most attractive aspects of the SMA Summer Camp is FAITH. Along with Sport and Games, it always was, and still remains,...

Celebrating 60 years of the SMA Family Vocations Community

Introduction: Family Vocations Community (aka Family Vocations Crusade) celebrates its DIAMOND JUBILEE this year. It was founded in 1959 and has given 60 years of...

The SMA Missionary Family – Working for Africa in Ireland

In August 2018, the World Meeting of Families takes place in Ireland, a location apparently favoured in part by the rich missionary tradition of...

The SMA Summer Camp 2017 on video with breathtaking views of Dromantine

We are delighted to present a wonderful video of the 2017 SMA Summer Camp at Dromantine Retreat and Conference Centre. There are breath taking...

Friends of Africa

Friends of Africa (FOA) was formed in 1998 after some of those who had attended the Boys Camp at Dromantine and their friends met with...
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Laity and Mission: A growing phenomenon

A recent seminar took place in Rome addressing the relationship between Laity and Mission. The initiative was born in response to the growing concern...