A Grand Reunion

Home Mission Stories is excited to share this anecdote with you. This story published in Glenmary's Boost-A-Month Club newsletter in January, but it was too good of a tale to not share again here. In this story, Glenmary's graphic designer finds out she had a family connection to the Home Missioners of America without ever … Continue reading A Grand Reunion

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Deacon’s homily: Now entering mission field

The following is a homily preached by Deacon Matthew Skinner at Our Lady of the Rosary Catholic Church in Greenhills, Ohio on Sept. 30, 2018. Glenmary Father Don Tranel was the celebrant at the Mass. Outside our church is a yellow sign you see as you leave the parking lot. It reads, "You are now … Continue reading Deacon’s homily: Now entering mission field

The Moment I Knew: Fr. Francois Pellissier

Glenmary was not always Father Francois Pellissier’s first choice. Originally from France, he came to America under temporary oath as a brother with the Little Brothers of the Gospel. In 1975, when he was training to become a plumber, he met Dorothy Day in Manhattan, N.Y. A former journalist, Dorothy converted to Catholicism and became … Continue reading The Moment I Knew: Fr. Francois Pellissier

Gossiping the Gospel: Missionaries learn from Pope’s Evangelii Gaudium

  For Glenmary’s Father David Glockner, one image from this summer’s Evangelii Gaudium Workshop in Jackson, Ky., was especially meaningful for his mission work – Gossiping the Gospel. The concept encourages missioners to spread the word of God wherever they are in the community – Walmart, the library, in people’s homes and while paying their … Continue reading Gossiping the Gospel: Missionaries learn from Pope’s Evangelii Gaudium