Society of African Missions (SMA)
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We are at the airport of Monrovia to take the plane which will take us for a few days to Sierra Leone.
The retirement home of the African Missions in Montferrier where, more often than not, days peacefully passed by, was suddenly placed under spotlight. In fact, on Thursday November 24, 2016 at 9:30 pm an intruder violently assaulted one of the personnel on duty.
The African Missions celebrate today the 160th anniversary of its foundation. Our wish was to celebrate this event in Freetown (Sierra Leone), a highly symbolic place for us, where our founder died. Hardly landed, he gave his life for the African world. But unfortunately our flight is scheduled for 9th December, and we will celebrate this anniversary in Freetown on Sunday 11th.
Having completed the formalities, we left for Tubmanburg in the Bomi County with Fr. Firmin. Fr. Gareth Jenkins, famously called fr. Garry was waiting for us. He is great a figure of the SMA in Liberia, he bravely walked through the civil war (was taken as hostage for more than a month) and worked during Ebola epidemy.
The journey finally took place in a remarkable way, without adventure, the planes were on time and arrived on time. One of our suitcases seemed to be not arrived when it was already there but out of the treadmill. The passage to customs and registration with the police of the borders took place without any difficulty,