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Africa’s Great Green Wall Film – World Premier – Venice Film Festival

As part of the SMA Provincial Assembly, filmmaker, Sarah McDonald, travelled to Dromantine to offer a private screening of her new film 'The Great...

An Open Letter to Fr. Pierluigi Maccalli SMA – “Hello Fr. Gigi, we have...

"Biased man? You Gigi? It is not true. You were not only on the side of the Gurmancé but with everyone, even with Peulh...

Interfaith Prayer Service in Niger for Fr Luigi Maccalli SMA

"After nine months of Father Pierluigi Maccalli’s absence, there was the first common moment of prayer with the Muslim leaders of the capital. During...

OLA-SMA Collaboration: Future Orientations – by Sr. Kathleen McGarvey OLA

"My role here today is not to talk about the past relationship between SMA and OLA so much as to look to the future....

SMA Golf competition 2019

The 2019 annual SMA Golf competition brought together 22 SMA enthusiastic golfers. Thanks to the generosity of the Douglas Golf Club, Cork, this two-day competition helps renew...

Nigerian priests face increasing threat of kidnapping and murder

"Priests are soft targets because people know that they cannot easily defend themselves and this exposes them to the kidnappers." - Auxiliary Bishop,  Ernest...

Burkina Faso Bishop calls for ban on weapons to Jihadist Groups

The Society of African Missions (SMA) is monitoring Burkina Faso and its neighbouring Sahelian neighbours with deepening concern. It is over 9 months since...

Fr. Tom Kearney SMA to feature on RTE’s Nationwide – Monday 22 July 2019

This Monday, the 22nd of July, RTE’s Nationwide programme will feature the work of Fr Tom Kearney SMA. Well known for his interest in...