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The Legion of Mary is a voluntary lay organisation, with no paid staff or secretariat, for that reason you will understand that it may take a while for any query to be dealth with. For those who are not members, where possible we would advise you to enquire from Legion centres in your own locality or country. If you do not know the address of your nearest centre we will be happy to forward your enquiry to the local council, provided you include your name and postal address in your email or letter to us.

If you are already a member, legionaries often communicate with us concerning routine procedural questions and matters, first recourse should be to the Handbook of the Legion of Mary or your own local higher council.

International Centre:
Concilium Legionis Mariae
De Montfort House
Morning Star Avenue
Brunswick Street
Dublin 7
Ireland

Tel: +353 1 872 3153
Fax: +353 1 872 6386
email: concilium@legion-of-mary.ie

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The lay faithful are those Christians who are incorporated into Christ and the Church by Baptism and who, unlike priests and religious, are called to live their share in the priestly, prophetic and kingly office of Christ in the secular sphere.

By the secular sphere is meant the earthy realities in which the lay faithful live and work. It is the world of the family, the place of work and recreation, science and technology, the arts and professions, politics and government, the mass media and recreation, national and international relations.

"The laity must take on the renewal of the temporal order as their own special obligation" (Apost. Actuositatem, 7). It is this activity, this vocation that distinguishes them from the priests and the consecrated people.

The identity of the lay faithful is born in and nourished by the Sacraments of Baptism, Confirmation and the Holy Eucharist. For the married, it is further specified and fortified by Matrimony.
His Eminence, Francis Cardinal Arinze, Retired Prefect, Congregation for Divine Worship, Vatican