A celebratory mass will be held on Tuesday next, September 7 in Galway Cathedral at 7:30pm to mark the beginning of the centenary of the Legion of Mary. The Mass will be presided by Most Rev. Brendan Kelly. All friends of the Legion past and present are welcome to attend with seating on a first come first served basis. The mass will also be viewable online at www.galwaycathedral.ie The mass will mark 100 years of the work of Our Lady’s Legion and for its 88 years in Galway. For the duration of this centenary year, there will be a photo display in the Cathedral on the local and wider legion.
The Legion of Mary was founded in Dublin in September 1921. It is a lay Catholic organisation whose members are giving service to the church on a voluntary basis in almost every country. The aim of the Legion of Mary is the Glory of God through the holiness of its members developed prayer and active co-operation in Mary’s and the Church’s work.
The unit of the Legion of Mary is called a praesidium, which holds a weekly meeting, where prayer is intermingled with reports and discussion.
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