Mission Life

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A priest stranded at an airport

By Glenmary Father John S. Rausch Another one of Murphy’s Laws: All flights from home go smoothly; returning flights get […]


Glenmary volunteers a crucial part of mission

Ask Glenmary volunteer director Joe Grosek why he does what he does and he’ll point in two directions: to the […]


Grayson: A Success Story

Six years after Glenmary returned sacramental care of Carter County, Ky., to the Diocese of Lexington, longtime parishioner Jean Bowe […]


Parishioner Profile: Ramirez at home at St. Michael

Like most of the Latino members of St. Michael the Archangel parish, the Glenmary mission in Erwin, Tenn., Mexican-born Maria […]


Wise Missioner: Father Dominic Duggins

It was a spiritual director who made the difference for Glenmary Father Dominic Duggins. In his twenties, he had been […]


Parishioner Profile: ‘I want to go to THIS church’

Glenmary Home Missioners serve all the people they find living in Mission Land, USA. This includes everyone from wealthy retirees, […]


Followers of St. Joseph: Religious Brothers

Around the world the Church celebrates May 1 as Religious Brother’s Day. It’s no coincidence that May 1 is also […]


Visiting Brother Tom on the trail

“Want some ‘Trail Magic’?” It’s a clear, cold morning as Glenmary brother Tom Sheehy sets up his tail gate weekdays during the hiking […]


Candle making with Brother Craig

It’s 6 a.m. Glenmary Brother Craig Digmann is eating a simple breakfast, part of his simple Glenmary lifestyle. On his […]


Via Crucis in Mission Land, USA

In Hispanic culture there is a long tradition of celebrating Holy Week, Semana Santa,that involves celebrations, Masses, and processions. Latino communities […]