According to Fr. Philippe Docq, Delegate Superior of South Africa, Martin heard of the death of his mother on Thursday morning the 5th June. She had died the day before coming back from selling the family products at the local market. She was knocked by a motorbike meters from her home. She was buried on Friday morning and Martin is left for Burkina Faso today the 7th June to mourn with the family. He will be back to South Africa after two weeks.
Let us pray for him and his family. May his mother rest in peace.