The moment I knew: Fr. Bruce

For many Glenmarians, the road to the home missions was not a straight path. Many worked different jobs for several years before answering their calling. Others started their discernment in a diocese or with a different order. Some had families before realizing their vocation. Regardless of their origins, Glenmary’s priests and brothers can all identify … Continue reading The moment I knew: Fr. Bruce

Past with missionaries opened door to friendship with Glenmary

Claude Collins remembers the first time he saw Glenmary Brother Craig Digmann. He appeared to be loitering around the Vardy Community Historical Society property. “No one knew who he was, but we asked if he wanted to come in,” Claude said. Editor’s Note: Claude Collins died Feb. 15, 2017. His quotes included in this story … Continue reading Past with missionaries opened door to friendship with Glenmary

Pray for your brothers: Religious Brothers Day

Today, May 1, is the inaugural Religious Brothers Day. Held deliberately on the Feast of St. Joseph the Worker, the purpose of the day is to celebrate the unique vocation of the religious brother. In Glenmary, the history of the religious brother starts right at the beginning. In founder Father William Howard Bishop's earliest writings … Continue reading Pray for your brothers: Religious Brothers Day