Tuesday, May 24, 2011

What's the Glenmary Buzz?

So much is going on at Glenmary Headquarters that it is truly buzzing with activity...

Vocations: To date 4 Men have been accepted into Glenmary's pre-novitiate class which will start in August of 2011... Other applications in process.

Oath Season: This week, 5 men will be taking their oath with Glenmary Home Missioners. Information about each one of them and all of our students in formation can be found at our website glenmary.org

General Chapter: June 6th we will begin our XVth Glenmary Chapter. All Glenmarians and Co-worker representatives will be present for two week to discuss the needs of the missions and setting goals for Glenmary and the next four years.

New Superior: During the General Chapter we will also be electing a new president and two vice-presidents. Fr Dan Dorsey our current president has served 8 years and will become Novice Director after the elections.

Other News: Glenmarian Fr. Les Schmidt will celebrate his 50th Anniversary as a priest. A group of 30 donors and benefactors started a tour of the missions in Lewis and Grayson counties in Kentucky. Missions in Logan, Chapmanville and Mann, West Virginia are scheduled to return to the care of the Diocese in early June. Ordinations to the Deaconate for two Glenmarians in June. Glenmary is exploring new Mission territories in Tennessee. Come and see weekend for those interested in joining Glenmary scheduled for July.

And too much more to include in todays post. Keep checking back for follow-up info on the above events and new info.

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