Our Lady of the Fields – research notes

You may know that Glenmary entrusts itself to Mary under her title Our Lady of the Fields. Recently, I was taken up with curiosity as to how this came to be. After several hours of research, talking with Glenmarians and consulting our archivist, I can't say I found a conclusive answer, but I sure learned … Continue reading Our Lady of the Fields – research notes

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Mission education with Father Francois

The basics of Glenmary Mission activity are known to many. Missioners establish Catholic churches where there are none, raise up a parish, and return it to the diocese when it is able to be independent. Along the way, Glenmarians  engage in many works of mercy and outreach. In addition, missioners take time to share the … Continue reading Mission education with Father Francois

Under the Shadow of the Cross: A Lenten reflection

Father Aaron Wessman is missionary pastor of Glenmary's Holy Spirit mission in Windsor, N.C. This is the final installment of our Lenten Reflection series. To read the previous entries, click HERE or scroll to the bottom of this post. Have a blessed Triduum, and a happy, holy Easter. Mission Under the Dark Shadow of the … Continue reading Under the Shadow of the Cross: A Lenten reflection

Open the eyes of our heart: A Lenten reflection

Brother Jason Muhlenkamp is a Glenmarian involved in outreach ministry in Early County, Georgia. Check back at this blog each Friday during Lent for more reflections by Glenmary Home Missioners. “But a Samaritan traveler who came upon him was moved with compassion at the sight.”- Luke 10:33 Recently, I attended a meeting on how to … Continue reading Open the eyes of our heart: A Lenten reflection