Legion of Mary


The Legion of Mary is a lay Catholic organization founded in Dublin, Ireland on September 7, 1921. There are two types of membership.

  • ACTIVE: These members are required to attend a weekly meeting and undertake assigned apostolic works.
  • AUXILIARY: These members support the active members through their prayers- daily rosary and prayers in the Legion's pamphlet called a "Tessera".

The object of the Legion is the glory of God through the holiness of its members by prayers and apostolic works.

The legion of Mary at the cathedral was organized in February, 1952. Meetings are held every Tuesday evening in Room 204 of St. Albert Hall at 5:30 p.m.

The assigned apostolic works by the Cathedral's legionaries include:

  • Visitation at St. Thomas Midtown Hospital and Autumn Hills

  • Visitation at Local Nursing Homes

  • Visitation at  Vanderbilt Hospital once a week and Alive Hospice when contacted by their chaplain

  • Visitation of the homebound

  • Visitation of auxiliary members

  • Sponsors in the RCIA Program

For more information about this wonderful ministry please contact president Susan Brigance or 615.406.5815.

For more information on the Legion of Mary please visit our website at www.Legionofmarytn.com


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