The Legion of Mary is a world-wide Apostolate of Religious and Lay Catholics whose Mission is both Formative and Evangelistic formed in 1921 by lay Catholics through the inspiration and prayers of Pope Pius X (cf Legio Mariae, Ch 10, #4). The Lay Faithful assist the Pastor of the Parish in fulfilling the spiritual works that he needs to do. By placing all of their works under Her, the members are helped by Our Blessed Mother to develop a greater Holiness in their lives as well as spreading a deeper Devotion to her Son and to Her among others.
A Centennial Mass, celebrated by the Most Reverend Michael R. Cote, was held on September 18, 2021. View the Mass below.
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If you are interested in learning more about the Legion please contact the
Mary Alice Rossini
Diocesan Spiritual Director:
Reverend Victor Chaker
Saint Mary, Star of the Sea Parish
10 Huntington Street,
New London, 06320
Letter from Bishop Cote