The Legion of Mary is a world-wide organization of Catholic men and women who offer their services for spiritual works in their parish. Membership is open to Catholics over 18 years of age.
♦ Objectives of the Legion are:
1. Sanctification of its members
2. Spread of devotion to Mary, and
3. Performance of apostolic work
♦ Duties are:
1. Faithful attendance at one meeting weekly
2. Daily recitation of the Legion prayer
3. Performance of substantial assigned apostolic work weekly. This work is evangelization, usually in the form of visits to homes in the parish area.
♦ Here at Our Lady of Peace, the Legion of Mary meets every Tuesday evening at 6:15 PM in the Rectory, and a second group meets every Saturday morning at 10 AM – again in the Rectory.
♦ The Legion of Mary's aims include increasing personal holiness through imitation of Mary and fostering a deep devotion to the Blessed Mother. The Legion also welcomes Auxiliary Members, who are asked to:
1. Recite the Rosary daily
2. Recite the Legion prayer daily