Legion of Mary
The Legion of Mary is a world-wide association of Catholics whose members are service oriented on prayer and facilitate spiritual works of mercy, and active prayer for those in need. Guidance is provided from a priest of the parish. The primary purpose of the Legion of Mary is to lead people to Jesus Christ through the powerful leadership of Mary Immaculate Mediatrix of all Grace by prayers and spiritual works.
The Group meets on Mondays at 5:15 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. in the Conference Room of the parish office. All are welcome to attend.
Seventh Annual Report - November 12, 2016
- President: Sister Mary Yarter, 1st Term, 2nd Year, November 2015
- Vice President: Sister Rosemarie Jacobson, 1st Term, 1st Year, February 2016
- Secretary: Sister Ann Bunn, 1st Term, 2nd Year, October 2016
- Treasurer: Sister Zoila Iglesias, 2nd Term, 1st Year, July 2013
There are 9 active and 25 auxiliary members.
The following are the Corporal Works of Mercy completed as described in the Legio Mariae:
- Visitation of the Homes of the People: 3 visitations, 8 people contacted
- Visitation and Care of the Handicapped, Sick and Old: 18 visitations, 138 people contacted
- Promotion of Catholic Association and Parish Societies: 1 Columban Drive, Parish Ministry Fair, 50 people contacted
- Parish Census (going door-to-door): 48 homes, 27c contacts
- Teaching Christian Doctrine to Children and Teens: 24 hrs. of class, 400 children
- Dissemination of Catholic Literature: 6 pieces of Catholic Literature were distributed
- Promoting the Practice of Daily Mass and Devotion to the Blessed Sacrament: ongoing
- 3 Enthronement of the Sacred Heart of Jesus: 3 Enthronements, 5 House Blessings
- The Recruiting and After Care of Auxiliaries: 25 contacts
In addition, we humbly submit the following additional activities:
- 1 Marian Celebration
- 2 Legionary Member Socials
- 258 Sacramentals distributed
- 1 House Blessing and 1 Home Enthronement
- 1 Mass for Deceased Legionaries
- Promotion of the Rosary - Oct. Fatima Public Square Rosary: 60 people attended
- May Marian Rosaries: 100 people attended
Goals: 1) Increase presidium and auxiliary membership and 2) do more preparatory work for Prison Ministry.