Glenmary in the News: September 2017

Posted: 9/29/2017

The faithful service and hard work of Glenmary Home Missioners' priests, brothers and coworkers frequently 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 September, 2017.

Sept. 3 - East Tennessee Catholic featured five "border" churches in the Diocese of Knoxville that draw people from neighboring states to attend. Glenmary's St. Teresa of Kolkata and St. Michael the Archangel were not among the featured five, but were mentioned in the online article. Read more.

Sept. 5 - Historic Union County, a community news website for Union County, Tenn. covered St. Teresa of Kolkata's groundbreaking ceremony. Read more.

Sept. 7 - Connections Magazine, of the Layfayette Catholic School System in Indiana included an article about a recent mission trip the students took with Glenmary. Download the magazine.

Sept. 8 - An op-ed by Father John S. Rausch on America's broken immigration system appeared in the Lexington Herald Leader. Read More.

Sept. 12
- Glenmary is mentioned in passing in Commonweal Magazine concerning Father Neil Pezzulo's role serving in Kentucky at Mother of Good Counsel. Read more.

Sept. 18 - Glenmary's director of Catholic-Evangelical Relations Frank Lesko wrote an op-ed on Sen. Bernie Sanders healthcare proposal. Story published by The Progressive. Read more.

Missed Connection (Stories from past months)
Aug. 14 - Nantahala National Forest: a History, by Marci Spencer. This non-fiction book tells the history of a North Carolina treasure. Glenmary is noted in the book because of its service to the Pope Pius XII Pastoral Center at Buck Creek, a camp and pastoral training center Glenmary owned and operated from 1961 to 1968. Read more.

Have you seen Glenmary in the news? Send a story link to or call 513-881-7442.