Society of African Missions (SMA)
The Missionary Sisters Our Lady of the Apostles (OLA) in Chad and collaboration with the Society of African Missions (SMA)
Chad is a secular state. However, religion has an important place in the country either at the individual or at collective level. Traditional religions (about 10% of the population) is in the central and southern parts of the country, particularly in the Mayo-Kebbi East regions and Mayo-Kebbi West.
From sixth to tenth march, we had the joy of welcoming, Fr. Fachtna O'Drisscoll, superior general of the Society of African Missions together with his vicar general Fr. Antony Porcellato who came for a canonical visit.
Considered third mycobacterial disease affecting human behind leprosy and tuberculosis, which it exceeds even in terms of prevalence in certain regions of Benin, Ghana and Côte d'Ivoire, WHO classifies burili ulcer as
PERSONAL REFLECTIONS ON THE SMA INTERNATIONAL LAY CONVENTION
Last December 28, 2016 to January 1, 2017, I was blessed to be sent to Feriole, Italy to be one of the participants of the SMA International Lay Convention. As a new member of the SMA Family Crusades for Vocation Promotions,the theme of the convention was especially apt for me: “Va’, non temere io sono con te.” (“Go, do not be afraid for I am with you.” – from the first part of Isaiah 41:10). It was an eye-opening experience of the larger world of lay participation within the SMA.
" When it comes to the will of God, every other will has to give way. " - Melchoir De Marion Bresillac
Testimony of Angelee A. Abrenica, Lay Vocation Promotor for the SMA district of Philippines.
Rev. Fr. François du Penhoat is back from Côte d’Ivoire where he went to visit the SMA Lyons Province Members working there. He spent 12 intense days visiting parishes, SMA institutes and formation houses. Here is his story giving us reasons