Doing Godís Work in Mission Land, USA

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Glenmary Home Missioners, which celebrated its 75th anniversary in 2014, is a Catholic society of priests and brothers who, along with coworkers, are dedicated to establishing a Catholic presence in rural areas and small towns of the United States where the Catholic Church is not yet effectively present.

Inspired by the vision of society founder Father William Howard Bishop, Glenmary missioners and lay coworkers strive to:

  • serve the spiritual and material needs of those living in some of the most impoverished counties in the South and Appalachia;
  • proclaim and witness to the Good News of Jesus Christ and the power of God's love, mercy and justice.
  • Glenmary elects leadership for new term.
  • Building ecumenical ties through prayer and friendship.
  • A bishop reflects on growing up in a Glenmary mission area.
  • Lessening impact: missioners, missions strive to be good stewards of creation.
  • Glenmary inspires couple to make lasting gifts.

Statement: Racism

Glenmary Home Missioners issued a "Statement on Racism" during its 16th General Chapter gathering in June 2015.
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Work With Us!

The Summer 2015 Glenmary Challenge magazine features stories on how missioners and missions have built strong ecumenical relationships, and how Glenmarians, coworkers and mission members strive to be good stewards of God's creation.
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