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LAFAYETTE, Tenn.— On June 26, three men will profess their Final Oath, becoming members of the Glenmary Home Missioners community for life. The following day all three will be ordained as transitional deacons by Bishop of Nashville, Tenn., J. Mark Spalding. Both the Final Oath Mass and Mass of Ordination

by John Stegeman When David Henley graduated high school, he suspected he had a calling, but first he had to figure out where God wanted him. He joined a diocesan discernment group and began exploring. It wasn’t long until he first encountered the Glenmary Home Missioners, but still there were

CINCINNATI, Ohio – Glenmary Father John Sebastian Rausch died Sunday, Feb. 9 at age 75. A missioner for 53 years, Father John was a staunch advocate for the people and environment of Appalachia and of Catholic social teaching. Father John is survived by sisters Marian J. McGinity and Melanie V.

The Salesian Guild of Catholic Communicators of Greater Cincinnati will host its 76th gathering Jan. 25, at Mount St. Joseph University. The annual event features Mass, dinner, keynote speaker, update on media law and a presentation of the Communicator of the Year Award. John Feister, former editor of St. Anthony

By John Stegeman When 21-year-old math and secondary education major Aaron Wessman would clean the halls of the theology department at St. John’s University, a certain priest would often be in the way. Time after time, young man and the priest met in the hallways, and eventually, the seed of

It was the Bishop Fenwick Falcons on mission! 13 students, Mr. Goodale, and Mrs. Yost spent a week with Glenmary Home Missioners in the mountains of Tennessee. They went not really knowing what to expect, and they left renewed and transformed by the simplicity, beauty, and goodness they encountered there.

Celebrating the Ordination of Father Charles Aketch and Father Richard Toboso, Glenmary’s newest missionary priests. The Ordination was held at St. John Neumann Church in Fairfield, on April 27, 2019.

“And you are all brothers” (Matthew 23:8). The third annual Religious Brothers Day, on May 1, the feast of St. Joseph the Worker, recognize the gift that the vocation is to the Church and the faith and dedication of the men called to this life. “The Catholic Telegraph” spoke with

Father Leo Schloemer A Mass of Christian Burial for Father Leo Bernard Schloemer was celebrated April 3 at Our Lady of the Fields Chapel in Fairfield. Father Schloemer, 94, died March 25. He was a Glenmary Home Missioner for 67 years. A native of Cincinnati, Father Schloemer made his first

CINCINNATI — Father Leo Bernard Schloemer, 94, a Glenmary Home Missioner for 67 years, died March 25 in Cincinnati, Ohio. Father Leo’s spent his first decade in traditional Glenmary missions before embarking on a unique experiment. From 1969-1975 and again from 1987-1991, Father Leo served in Colombia. He was the