Legion of Mary
The Legion of Mary is the largest world apostolic organization of lay people in the Catholic Church. St. John Paul the Great Parish unit of the legion is called Our Lady of Grace Praesidium. Our ten active members meet weekly to pray report, discuss and listen to the spiritual advisor's message. Assignments by the Pastor are carried out during each week. Each member does at least two hours of Legion work in the spirit of faith and in union with Mary. Legionaries apostolic work consists of visiting and distributing the Eucharist to home-bound and convalescent homes. Individual serving on the Bereavement Ministry in its various roles, helping out at Two Hearts Pregnancy Care Center, as well as teaching religious education. We are also called upon to lead or assist in church events such as greeters for confessions, praying the Patriotic Rosary, helping with Divine Mercy Sunday etc.
The Legion of Mary has 24 auxiliary members who pray daily the rosary, as well as Legion prayers.
Our goal is to lead people we encounter, through our works, to a greater knowledge and faith in God and to increase the holiness of our members through prayer and service to our Lord.
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