The faithful service and hard work of Glenmary Home Missioners’ priests, brothers and coworkers often causes others to take note. In an effort to share that notice with Glenmary’s supporters, below are several stories relating to Glenmary that appeared in Catholic or secular publications during the month of April 2019.
April 1 — Glenmary Brother David Henley and two other religious were featured in a story about a panel that promotes vocations to religious life to junior high students. The article appeared in the April edition of The Catholic Telegraph of the Archdiocese of Cincinnati. The story has not been posted online.
April 3 — WBIR News in Knoxville, Tenn. did a follow-up story on the immigration raid that took place in Grainger County, Tenn. last year. Glenmary Father Steve Pawelk is quoted in the story, referencing the anxiety children feel at the possibility of their parents’ deportations. Read more.
April 4 — The Arkansas Catholic reported on the passing of Glenmary Father Leo Schloemer, noting that he was the founding pastor of Diocese of Little Rock parish St. Mark. Read more.
April 22 — Deacon Matthew Hines will be ordained a priest for the Archdiocese of Baltimore in June. His time volunteering with Glenmary played a role in his decision to pursue the priesthood. Read more.
April 25 — Bishop of Knoxville Richard Stika was interviewed by East Tennessee Catholic on the occasion of his 10th anniversary as bishop. When asked about growth in his diocese he mentioned Glenmary’s missions in Erwin and Maynardville, Tenn. Read more.