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November 2011

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  • Father Larry Goulding Dead at 81
    Father Larry Goulding Dead at 81

    Posted: 11/14/2011
    Father Larry Goulding, a Glenmary Home Missioner for 53 years, died Nov 12 after a long illness. He was a "blue-collar guy" from Chicago who was committed to doing whatever needed to be done to bring people closer to the Church and to Christ.
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  • Glenmary Team Tells Home Mission Story to Students in Kansas
    Glenmary Team Tells Home Mission Story to Students in Kansas

    Posted: 11/14/2011
    The director and associate director of Glenmary's Vocation Office traveled to and through the Diocese of Salina, Kan., recently, sharing the story of Glenmary's mission to rural America with grade school and middle school students throughout the diocese.
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  • My New Life in the United States
    My New Life in the United States

    Posted: 11/14/2011
    Having arrived in the United States from Uganda in August, Glenmary seminarian Godfrey Musabe recounts his first days in this country with Glenmary and the adjustment to his new seminary. He also looks ahead to his novitiate year and future stages of Glenmary formation.
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  • Steward of the Church and Glenmary
    Steward of the Church and Glenmary

    Posted: 11/13/2011
    After 53 years as a Glenmarian, a weak Father Larry Goulding came back to Glenmary's home base of Cincinnati in 2011 for medical care and rest. He later felt strong enough to move to the Glenmary community residence. But who knew this 81-year-old would volunteer to take on a new ministry, in which he would continue to be a witness and inspiration? His declining health finally caused him to return to a care facility. (Editor's note: Father Larry died on Nov. 12. His obituary was posted above on Nov. 14.)
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  • Serving Migrant Workers Is Cause for Thanksgiving
    Serving Migrant Workers Is Cause for Thanksgiving

    Posted: 11/7/2011
    For many years, Glenmary's financially struggling Swainsboro and Metter, Ga., mission communities have been ministering to another struggling group: the migrant workers who come to their area twice a year. But in the midst of the challenges, a spirit of thanksgiving survives.
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  • Adopt-a-Missioner Program: Pledging Prayer, Support for a Missioner's Work
    Adopt-a-Missioner Program: Pledging Prayer, Support for a Missioner's Work

    Posted: 11/1/2011
    Glenmary's Adopt-a-Missioner Program is designed to match a missioner with an individual, couple, group or parish who want to support his work. The program invites people to answer their baptismal missionary call by pledging mutual prayer, encouragement and financial assistance.
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