Legion of Mary

The Legion is a worldwide organization of practicing lay Catholics. Its goal is personal sanctification for its members and apostolic service by Works of Mercy to our brothers and sisters. Under the pastor’s direction, apostolic service may be done weekly.  Prayer meetings meet every Thursday at 7:00 p.m.  The meeting lasts for about 1 to 1 1/2 hours. There are two types of membership; active members and auxiliary members (praying members).

  • Active Members: The active members attend the weekly prayer meetings and are doing the works of mercy. The weekly volunteer works take about 1 – 4 hours weekly depending on the need and everyone’s availability. Opportunities include serving 3 assisted living facilities. Apostolic work with the residents includes: Praying the rosary with the Catholic residents, playing Bingo, singing along with the residents, visiting the sick in their homes and at the hospitals, distributing Catholic literature, evangelizing those who have lost their way, Holy Hour…interceding/praying for prayer requests.
  • Auxiliary Members (praying members): The Auxiliary members are the ones who pray the daily rosary and prayers on the Tesera (Legion Prayer Card). They are supplying the grace of God the active members need to accomplish His work.  These are the left wing of the Legion of Mary’s Praying Army. Auxiliary members are also welcome to join the weekly meetings.

Visit the worldwide website for more resources: https://www.legionofmary.ie/

“O Mary conceived without sin. Pray for us who have recourse to you.”


Legion of Mary marks centennial of evangelizing, prayer

Lisa Danes



Legion of Mary Coordinator