The SMA FOUNDER – Melchior de Marion Brésillac

Venerable Melchior de Marion Brésillac, SMA Founder

This page contains links to information about the SMA Founder. The first is a short article about the life and work of the Founder. The second links to a twenty minute video on the same topic while the third links to a pdf version of a much more in-depth and lengthy study.  

  1. The Venerable Melchior de Marion Brésillac (1813 -1859) Click Here
  2. Video on the life of the Founder: This twenty minute video was produced in 2021 by SMA Media.  It was edited by Mr Paul O’Flynn and based on a script written by Bishop Patrick Harrington SMA. With sub-titles in French.   Click to view HERE
  3. To Prepare His Ways – Tracing the Life of Melchior de Marion Brésillac – a Book by Bishop Patrick Harrington SMA:  Published on the 8th of December 2021, the 165th Anniversary of the foundation of the Society of African Missions.  This book is “an attempt to familiarize readers with this Great Servant of Mission.”  The full text of this substantial book is available download in pdf format via the link below.
    Click to download HERE