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New on the SMA Wesbite – Resources and Messages for Covid-19 times

We are living in a time when, due to Covid-19, there are necessary restrictions on the level of close contact and participation we can...

Mission work continues in Togo despite straitened circumstances

Fr Silvano Galli is an Italian-born SMA priest working for many years in Sokodé diocese, Togo, west Africa. In an interview with FIDES –...

Letter of His Holiness POPE FRANCIS to the Faithful for the Month of May...

Dear Brothers and Sisters, The month of May is approaching, a time when the People of God express with particular intensity their love and devotion...

Peace, the Gift of the Risen Christ

“Peace be with you” (Jn 20:19) were the first words of the Risen Christ to his fear-filled disciples. He offered them this gift of...

Fr John Clancy SMA [RIP] – Funeral homily

Fr John Clancy died peacefully on Saturday evening, 18 April 2020, in St Theresa’s Nursing Unit, African Missions, Blackrock Road, Cork. He was laid...

Leading Vatican academic says pandemic demands we rethink our current lifestyles

Article by Christa Pongratz-Lippit, Germany, La Croix International, April 21, 2020 Writing In the Catholic Daily, La Croix International the President of Pontifical Academy of...

Fr John Clancy SMA [RIP]

Fr John Clancy SMA died peacefully on Saturday evening, 18 April 2020, in St Theresa's Nursing Unit, African Missions, Blackrock Road, Cork. He was...

Fr Brendan Dunning SMA [RIP] – Funeral homily

Fr Brendan Dunning SMA died on Easter Monday, 13 April 2020. After reposing in his family home in Clonown, Athlone, Co Roscommon, his remains...