Society of African Missions (SMA)
Rev. Fr. Pradeep MATHE, an Indian SMA, was ordained a priest on Sunday, January 19, 2017, along with four other diocesan priests at Gunadala Matha Shrine, Vijayawada. He is the second of the twenty or so new SMA priests going to be ordained this year in different countries.
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.