Legion Of Mary

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The Legion of Mary was founded in Dublin, Ireland, on 7 September 1921, by Frank Duff. It is a lay Catholic organization whose members give service to the Church on a voluntary basis in almost every country.  The objective of the Legion of Mary is to glorify God through the holiness of its members developed by prayer and active co-operation in Mary’s and the Church’s work.

The Ministry is at the service of the Roman Catholic Church, under ecclesiastical guidance. Its twofold purpose is the spiritual development of its members and the advancement- the reign of Christ through Mary. The first legionaries were women. Today, the Legion of Mary has an estimated four million active members and 10 million auxiliary members in close to 200 countries in almost every diocese in the Catholic Church.




There are two types of membership: The active members who attends weekly meetings and does two hours apostolic work each week, and the auxiliary or praying membership. St. Brigid has an auxiliary membership.


The duties of the auxiliary member are daily recitation of the Rosary and the daily recitation of the prayers contained in the Legion prayer leaflet called the “Tessera”.


Our Ministry is open to all practicing Catholics any age.

For more information or to sign up please contact St. Brigid Church (323)292-0781 and leave a message for:



Maudell Williams