Mortification in the Legion Handbook

This is the last meeting of Concilium before Lent begins so I thought it might be helpful to reflect on the spirit and practice of mortification or…

Spiritual Reading and the Interior Life of Legionaries

One of the most precious, profound and practical sections of the Handbook is the one on the interior life of legionaries. It is a rock solid…

The Christmas Season

At this time we look back to the greatest event that ever happened on this earth, the coming of its Creator. While we cherish the blessings he has…

The Legion in a Multi-cultural and Multi-religious Society

In many countries where the Legion is present there are deep divisions and differences that separate and alienate people. How should the Legion act…

The Weekly Meeting of the Praesidium

Our spiritual reading for today was on the weekly meeting of the praesidium. There are some powerful sentences in this section written by Brother…

Praetorian Membership of the Legion

Everyone in heaven is a saint whether they are canonized or not. The central focus of the Legion is to help its members to get into heaven or in…

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…