Glenmary in the News: January 2018
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 January, 2018.
Jan. 2, 2018 - Historic Union County, a news and feature website based in Union County, Tenn., featured a story on a cross-denominational prayer group from the area. Among the various group members quoted are Glenmary Father Steve Pawelk and Glenmary student Josiah Kimani. Learn more.
Jan. 8, 2018 - The Examiner newspaper of Southeast Texas included a story on 15 students from Monsignor Kelly Catholic High School that visited the Glenmary Volunteer Program at Toppa Joppa. It was the second time students from the Texas school visited the Grainger County, Tenn. site. Learn more.
Jan. 16, 2018 - Grainger County Today, newspaper of Grainger County, Tenn., featured a story about volunteers restoring he Kingswood Home for Children. The volunteers mentioned have all come through the Glenmary Volunteer Program. Learn more.
Jan. 20, 2018 - Robert Mead, a blogger, posted a tribute to deceased Glenmary Father Tom Field. He tells several stories about Father Field's ministry, and that of deceased Glenmary Father George Matthis. Read his blog HERE.
Jan. 24, 2018 - The Bertie Ledger-Advance in North Carolina ran a multi-photo spread on a unique Holy Spirit mission celebration. The Bertie County mission includes several Filipino families who celebrate Sinulog, a yearly holiday remembering the proclamation of Christianity to the Filipino people. The Bertie Ledger-Advance does not have a digital edition, see the image at right.
Jan. 25, 2018 - St. Christopher parish in Pontotoc, Miss., a former Glenmary mission, dedicated its new parish multipurpose building as "Glenmary Hall." The story, which appeared in the Mississippi Catholic newspaper, will also be included in an upcoming Glenmary Challenge. Learn more.