The last couple of days I had my first opportunity to visit a number of former missions in the southwest
After witnessing the beauty of the mountains in these areas I wished I could have been there in those early days. I now understand why many senior Glenmary members have continued to live in these areas even after retiring. The words of a Glenmarian who recently passed away “I’m just a simple country pastor” seemed very appropriate in these places.
Visiting these former missions and hearing the stories was like going back in time but I know that there are still 300 counties in the