The Vocation of the Auxiliary Members of the Legion of Mary

Sometimes we put a lot of emphasis on what we do for Our Lady or at least on what we would want to do for her. We want to consecrate everything we…

The Spirit of Mary and the Eucharist

The attractiveness of the Legion should be the attractiveness of Mary herself. The Legion seeks to be a presence of Mary in a parish or diocese or…

A Reflection on Leadership in the Legion of Mary

Today we have elected a new President of Concilium Tommy McCabe so I ask you to pray for him and support him in every possible way you can. I think…

Pentecost - Its Message to Legionaries

'When the day of Pentecost had come, they were all together in one place. And suddenly from heaven, there came a sound like the rush of a…

John Paul 11 and the Legion

Recently I searched through the Handbook for some reflection on death and dying. There is no reference to either death or dying in the Index but…

The Renewal of the Legion

It is that time of the year when the Legion throughout the whole world, both individually and collectively, renews its commitment to the Mother of…

The Heart of the Legion of Mary

Priests and lay people that are not in the Legion sometimes ask me if I would sum up in a few words what the Legion of Mary is all about. This is…

The Legion and the Word of God

The Handbook of the Legion of Mary is brimful of quotations from Sacred Scripture. This gives you some idea of how deeply rooted in the Word of God…

Friendship and Joy in the Legion

Everything one finds in the Handbook has significance for the spirit of the Legion! Sometimes what may seem at first sight a little bit remote from…

The Legion and the Souls in Purgatory

The doctrine of the mystical Body of Christ is the backbone of the Legion of Mary. Or in other words the mystical Body of Christ is the radical…

The Legion and the Year of the Eucharist

Today the 17th of October. the final day of the International Eucharistic Congress in Guadalajara, Mexico marks the official beginning of the Year…

Sharing in Christ’s Love for Mary

Last month we considered the role of Mary in our vocation to be saints and apostles or if you like the role she plays in helping us to live and die…