Glenmary News

October 2015

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  • Supporter Says: 'Missioners Model What the Gospel Is All About'
    Posted: 10/31/2015
    As a young man, Father Bill Graf seriously considered the missionary life, with Glenmary as one option, before choosing a diocesan vocation. But in the years since then, through personal encounters and experiences, he has learned much more about Glenmary and Glenmarians. And besides choosing to be a faithful donor for many years, he has also included Glenmary in his will.
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  • Three Ways to Support Vocation Ministry
    Posted: 10/13/2015
    There are three simple ways in which everyone can--and needs to--help support vocation ministry: invite, support and pray.
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  • The Joy of Being a Missioner
    The Joy of Being a Missioner

    Posted: 10/13/2015
    Glenmary's formation director--a veteran missioner and former president--reflects on the "joy of being a missioner and on Pope Francis' apostolic exhortation "The Joy of the Gospel." Have you found that joy in your life?
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  • Evangelization Brings New Members to Mission
    Evangelization Brings New Members to Mission

    Posted: 10/10/2015
    The pastor of Glenmary's Erwin, Tenn., mission says the major factor in its rapid development and growth has been parishioners' inviting and welcoming of new people to their faith community. "As Christians," he says, "we always need to be reaching out to other people."
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  • God's Love: Not for the Few, But for the Many
    Posted: 10/8/2015
    Parishioners from one of Glenmary's East Tennessee missions confirm the need for missionaries to serve the spiritually and materially poor in rural America--and talk about how Glenmary priests, brothers, coworkers and volunteers recognize and meet these needs. They encourage others to keep supporting the vital work of Glenmary.
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