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Fr Joe Maguire celebrates 90th Birthday

Fr Joe clocks 90 Fr Joseph (Joe) Maguire was born in Warren Street, Portobello, Dublin on 28 March 1922. He was the fifth of seven children...
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Arrival of Fr Borghero in Lagos 1862

Celebration marks first visit of Fr Borghero On 9 March 1862 the first public Mass in modern times was offered in Lagos, Nigeria. The occasion...
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Fr Borghero visits Lagos in 1862

Fr Borghero's first 'secret' visit to Lagos After deciding to seek other mission territories beyond Sierra Leone, where the first band of SMA missionaries had...
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Benin City celebrates 150 years of SMA missionary endeavour

Benin City celebrations St Patrick's Day 2012 was a special day for the parishioners of St Andrew's Church, Benin City, Nigeria. On that...

Speaking up about racism

Speaking up about RacismThe Irish Times - Thursday, March 22, 2012It would be all too easy perhaps to dismiss Imran Khan’s comments about racism...

Negotiations with Boko Haram

Negotiations between the government and Boko Haram? According to the Most Rev Dr Ignatius Ayau Kaigama, Archbishop of Jos, "maybe it would be better...

SMA Members

SMA Forms of Membership: One becomes a member of the SMA, not by religious vows but by a solemn oath. Members: All those...

SMA Work

SMA work The SMA undertakes missions in Africa. One of the main objectives of the SMA has always been to establish fully-fledged African Churches....