Communities Serving in the Diocese of Owensboro
We invite you to learn about the priests and religious brothers serving in the Diocese of Owensboro. Below is a list of religious communities of men represented in our Diocese. Click on the links below to visit their website and learn about the charism and the mission of each congregation.
Congregation of the Fathers of Mercy (C.P.M.)
806 Shaker Museum Road, Auburn KY 42206; 270-542-4146 | Very Rev. David Wilton, Superior General
“The Fathers of Mercy is a Roman Catholic Congregation of Priests. Our primary Apostolate is to preach parish missions and retreats, with an emphasis on the Sacraments of the Holy Eucharist and Confession. We are interested in solid Catholic men who are interested in a priestly and religious vocation.”
Glenmary Home Missioners of Cincinnati, OH (G.H.M.)
P.O. Box 465618, Cincinnati, OH 45246; 513-874-8900
“A Catholic society of priests and brothers who, along with coworkers and a cooperating community of Glenmary Home Mission Sisters, is dedicated to serving the spiritual and material needs of people throughout Appalachia, the South and Southwest. Home missioners whose apostolate is concentrated exclusively within the United States and who are dedicated to bringing the Catholic Church to people who live in the small towns and rural areas of our nation.”
Learn more about the Glenmaries.
Heralds of Good News (H.G.N.)
Heralds Of Good News Society Vanasthali Hills, Vamasthli Puram Hyderabad- 500661; Phone: +91-040-24021636
Founded in 1984, with the specific aim of promoting vocations to priesthood, training them and eventually sending out saintly and hardworking missionaries to places wherever there is an acute shortage of priests due to the lack of local vocations. At present it has 211 permanently professed members and 745 seminarians at the different levels of formation. The missionaries are at present serving in Papua New Guinea, South Africa, Italy, Guatemala, Uganda, Holland, Tanzania, Kenya and the U.S.A. Besides these they are also working in 22 dioceses in India engaged in various apostolic activities.