Novena in Honour of our Lady Monday, 22nd May The Magnificat is one of the best known Christian prayers.   It is based largely on the canticle of Hannah in 1 Samuel 2: 1-10 and some of the psalms.  We pray this prayer so often that it is easy to miss its meaning – and how…
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We are the earth, through the plants and animals that nourish us. We are the rains and the oceans that flow through our veins. We are the breath of the forests of the land, and the plants of the sea. The SMA Parish, Wilton, Cork are in the process of becoming an Eco congregation. The…
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On Saturday 27th May 2017, we celebrate the 37th Annual SMA National Pilgrimage to Knock Shrine. It remains one of our most popular and best attended annual events. It is not often that Knock Shrine and the Knock apparitions are the subject of a major New York Times article. But, on May 12, 2017, a piece…
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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. 

To celebrate Bealtaine and the joys of Summer, we offer our visitors a two-minute stupendous visual feast of the wonder of the Earth, captured by Richard Attenborough, and set to the immortal voice of Louis Armstrong singing, “It’s a Wonderful World”.

This is Laudato Si set to visual and musical poetry. It is a reminder of the great gift of consciousness that allows humanity to be both observers and participants in the mystery of creation.

The French-German physician, philosopher and theologian, the 1952 Nobel Peace Prize winner, Albert Schweitzer, concluded that we all must develop a sense of “reverence for all life” if the Earth is to flourish. This short video will help our visitors to more fully appreciate what Schweitzer meant and will surly deepen your sense of reverence.




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