Our Lady of Fatima, history of a shrine

Anyone who has visited the Glenmary Home Missioners headquarters near Cincinnati, Ohio, will have noticed the shrine to Our Lady of Fatima. Located in an open green space across from the main office building and adjacent to the parking lot is a set of six statues honoring Our Lady of Fatima. It was 100 years … Continue reading Our Lady of Fatima, history of a shrine

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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