SMA International News – January 2024

Welcome to the first Bulletin of the SMA International News for 2024.  Our thanks to all who have contributed to making these over the past year and we wish you all a Happy New Year.

This month we have stories from:
ROME – The Preparatory Commission for the 2025 General Assembly met in Rome in November and following their discussions they have issued an invitation to us all to take part in a certain number of activities, in preparation for this important event.

ZAMBIA – A report on how the SMA celebrated the golden jubilee of its presence in the country on December 8. This ceremony saw the participation of several SMA confreres, some of whom were part of the early pioneering group.  It was also attended by many other priests, religious and lay faithful.

COTE D’IVIORE – The Catholic Missionary Institute of Abidjan, Cote D’ivoire  (ICMA), celebrated its 20th anniversary on Sunday, December 10. This celebration of its foundation was also marked by the diaconal ordination of 10 acolytes and the priestly ordination of three deacons, by the laying on of hands of Bishop Raymond Ahoua.

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