Meeting Miss Dorothy

Every week, when seminarian Samuel Mungai would visit Three Rivers Nursing Home in Windsor, N.C. to lead a praise and worship discussion group, a woman he called “Miss Dorothy” would communicate for him. He would ask the group a question, and then she would tell her fellow residents what Samuel wanted to know and then … Continue reading Meeting Miss Dorothy

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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