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The SMA Thumbprint Campaign for Climate Justice In order to raise awareness and understanding of what Climate Justice is and to encourage action to achieve it the SMA has initiated this Campaign which is being used at all SMA events and in all SMA Houses during 2016. It asks individuals to promise or pledge to…
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The SMA Provincial Council has released Ballinlough-born, Fr. Colum O’Shea SMA, for appointment by Bishop John Buckley as Assistant Priest in St Joseph’s SMA parish, Wilton. He replaces Fr Tom Kearney who was in the position, pro tem. After studies in Cloughballymore, Co Galway and the African Missions College, Dromantine, Newry, Fr. Colum was ordained in 1970. Assigned…
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On Saturday, 30 January, the amazing involvement of Mr Phil O’Donovan in the liturgical life of the SMA Wilton parish was recognized during the 10am Mass. Fr Michael O’Leary SMA, PP, was the Principal celebrant assisted by several other SMA priests. After the Gospel, Fr Tom Harlow spoke of Phil’s work in the parish and…
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Our Mission

The Society of African Missions is a missionary society of priests and brothers dedicated to the proclamation of the Good News in Africa and to peoples of African origin.

The SMA Thumbprint Campaign – developed by the SMA Justice Office – seeks to invite us to engage with positive action regarding the damage we are doing to our environment. The Letter of Pope Francis – Laudato Si’ [On the care of our Common Home] – and the December 2015 UN meeting in Paris on Climate Change spells out clearly the options before us – do nothing and we head towards an uninhabitable world, not for ourselves but for those coming after us OR act now, for a sustainable future for our planet and our descendants.

Click here to access our Thumbprint Campaign resources – for use in small groups, parish communities or school groups.

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