Glenmary Home Missioners
In its early days, the Archdiocese of Cincinnati was home mission territory. The faith wasn’t widespread, and priests had to travel long distances to serve the people. Now, and for the past 82 years, the archdiocese has hosted the headquarters of Glenmary Home Missioners, a society of priests and brothers
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