“Without love, deeds, even the most brilliant count as nothing…
When one loves, one does not calculate.”
– St. Thérèse of Lisieux
The Society of African Missions (SMA) 2018 National Novena in honour of St. Thérèse of Lisieux of the Child Jesus – Patroness of the Missions – is underway at both at St. Joseph’s SMA Church, Blackrock Road, Cork, and at the Society of African Missions, Dromantine, Newry, Co. Down.
Novena details are as follows:
Cork: Sunday 23 September – Monday 1 October 2018:
Mass and Novena every evening at 7:30pm (Saturday 7:00pm)
Dromantine: Sunday 23 September – Monday 1 October 2018:
Mass and Novena at 10:00am and 7:30pm.
This year we are asked to remember in a special way Fr. Pierluigi Maccalli SMA who was abducted last week in Niger by suspected jihadists and whose whereabouts are unknown.
Details of the Cork Novena are available by clicking here.
Details of the Dromantine Novena are below: