Society of the Sacred Mission (SSM), Southern African Province

Introduction to the community

Founded in 1893 by Father Herbert Kelly, the Society is a means of uniting the devotion of ordinary people, using it in the service of the Church. Members of the Society share a common life of prayer and fellowship in a variety of educational, pastoral and community activities in England, Australia, Japan, Lesotho, and South Africa.

SSM Provinces worldwide

Contact details

Lesotho House:
SSM Priory, PO Box 1579, Maseru 100, Lesotho
Tel: 22315979
Fax: 22325263

South Africa House:
33 Elgin Road, Sybrand Park, Cape Town, South Africa 7700
Tel: 21 696 4866

Community information

Date of foundation:
Re-founded September 2004

Bishop Visitor: Most Revd Thabo Makgoba, Archbishop of Cape Town


Provincial: Tanki Mofana SSM
Assumed office January 2013


Michael Lapsley
William Nkomo
Moeketsi Khomonngoe
Moiloa Mokheseng
Mosuoe Rahuoane
Karabi Thulo
Tefo Rachaka

Novices: 2