Group reflections continued. Yesterday the French-speaking delegates visited the SMA General Archives. The English-speakers had visited it last Thursday.
This is the account of the 14th day of our SMA General Assembly - Monday, 22 April 2013.
We continued working group reflections on formation, spirituality and lifestyle, structures and administration, finance.
Fr Paul Quillet SMA, a missionary in northern Benin Republic, gave the following homily at our Eucharist:
After the election of the Superior General on Saturda, the delegates of General Assembly took a break on Sunday to visit a beautiful region of Italy.
We are glad to inform you of the election of Fr. Fachtna O'Driscoll as the Superior General of the Society of African Missions. He Has been elected for a six year mandate. Fr. Fachtna O'Driscoll was born on February 10, 1954 in the diocese of Cloyne in Ireland. He made his permanent Oath to SMA in 1978 and was ordained a priest in 1979. Until now he is the Provincial Superior of the Irish province of the Society of African Missions.
We wish him all the Best in his work and assure him of our prayers.