Glenmarys celebrate anniversary
Cincinnati – On Oct. 19, the Glenmary Home Missioners held a brunch at its national headquarters honoring the society’s 75th anniversary. The brunch was held for Glenmarians and diocesan bishops/representatives of former and current dioceses where Glenmary served.
Attendees also celebrated a Mass to mark the anniversary. Glenmary is a Catholic society of priests and brothers dedicated to establishing a Catholic Church presence in mission areas of Appalachia and the South. Founded by Father William Howard, Bishop in Cincinnati in 1939, Glenmary is the only Catholic religious society dedicated exclusively to serving the spiritually and materially poor in the rural U.S. home missions.