SMA Church, Wilton, Cork,  will host a spectacular ‘Voices at Christmas’ Charity Service on Tuesday 13 December. The charitable beneficiaries will be Irish Autism Action and Pieta House. Starting at 8pm, the Charity Concert will feature: Scrubs Choir – The Polyphonics – Soprano Alison Long – Séan Ó’Sé – Bishopstown Community School Choir – Gaelscoil Uí Riada…
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‘Following the path of deBrésillac and Planque: Reflection on the SMA / OLA common spiritual patrimony’. The following are the reflections of Sisters Patricia McMenamin OLA, Maria Lee OLA and Martin Kavanagh SMA concerning a recent meeting in Rome addressing the above issue. We share it with you because we think it was a worthwhile…
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On 8 December, we celebrate the 160th anniversary of the offering that Bishop de Marion Brésillac, with his first companions, made of the nascent Society to our Lady of Fourvière at Lyon, France. Every year the Postulator for the Cause of the Canonisation of the SMA Founder has published an article highlighting some feature of…
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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 our Founders Day (8 December) honouring Bishop Melchior de Marion Bresillac, we present here a short 16 minute film about the work of Fr Patrick Devine SMA, Founder and Executive Chairperson of the Shalom Centre for Conflict Resolution and Reconciliation, Kenya.

Fr Devine is the recipient of several international peace awards, including the 2013 INTERNATIONAL CARING AWARD, for his contribution to Peace and Development in the IGAD region of Kenya.



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