Living in and involved with the communities in which we work, we in the SMA witness on a daily basis the struggle of Africa to achieve its potential in today’s world.
Africa for the SMA is the continent where we have found:
– a welcome
– an openness to receiving God’s Word
– an attraction that inspires our missionaries to spend and give their lives.
At present, SMA works in 16 countries in Africa. For more information about any of these countries click on the name of country below.
Serving the people of Africa and people of African descent around the world.
5 Reasons to Join #Mercy2Earth Weekend
1. You will be joining people across the globe. Catholics on every continent are taking action to green their lifestyles and communities. Check out this great article by the National Catholic Reporter that shows the amazing momentum building up to the weekend. 2. You can be creative with your Act of Mercy. From planting trees...
EARTH WEEK: Why Laudato Si’ is a great hymn to our Creator
I BELIEVE! A Hymn of Creation to celebrate Earth Week 2017! Click on heading above to open awe-inspiring scenery of the Earth and the song “I Believe”.
He is Risen
Birds sang their boisterous and uninhibited praises as distant street lights shimmered with excited anticipation. Sister moon who kept vigil during our sleep prepared to bow below a western horizon of royal blue. To the east where earth and sky meet a soft azure canvass was glowing gold in great expectation. From Shaunie’s...
A Good Friday Meditation
THE FEET THAT DANCED The feet that danced At Cana’s wedding feast, Are now held down, Are pierced. The hands that held When sinking Peter failed, Are stretched across the wood, Are nailed. The voice that called Dead Lazarus from his grave, Is failing in his throat, Has failed. Fr Tim Carroll SMA
HOW WOLVES CHANGE RIVERS – Laudato Si Insights
In his ground-breaking environmental encyclical letter, Laudato Si, addressed not just to Roman Catholics but to all humanity, Pope Francis emphasized the fact that all life is interconnected. Humans, therefore, while having a profound responsibility to care for one another, must also recognize that we have an equally profound responsibility to care for our common...