Events and news from praesidia in Middle Tennessee
Comitium President Joyce Brokaw sends this important message about the upcoming Acies:
The year's first Comitium meeting will be held at Cathedral of the Incarnation on Sunday, January 8th at 2:00 p.m.
See you there!
The 2017 calendar will be distributed at this meeting and published later on this website.
At the November Comitium, people who attended the Legion Retreat could not stop praising our speaker, Deacon Cody Miller. He urged all Legionaries to read True Devotion to Mary, first all in one sitting, followed by one page per day.
Deacon Miller also recommended that each praesidium keep a library of these Legion books on hand for study:
Sister Tommie Kain extends this invitation:
ROSARY DEVOTIONAL SERVICE
CATHEDRAL OF THE INCARNATION
SUNDAY, OCT. 2ND - 3:00 PM
SERVICE INCLUDES ROSARY - HOMILY - BENEDICTION
RECEPTION TO FOLLOW IN FLEMING CENTER
ALL LEGIONARIES, FAMILIES, AND FRIENDS ARE INVITED TO COME PRAY THE ROSARY FOR WORLD PEACE AND END TO ABORTION.
The September Comitium and Summer Function potluck will be held on Sunday, September 11th at St. John Vianney Parish in Gallatin, beginning at 2:00 p.m.
All Legionaries and families are invited to attend! Our Lady of La Leche, the hosting praesidium, will provide drinks, BBQ, and utensils. Legionaries are asked to bring a covered dish, vegetable, salad, or dessert to share. Please plan to attend and enjoy the company of fellow legionaries!
When: Saturday, October 29, 2016 at 9:00 a.m.
Where: the beautiful Bethany Retreat House, 2002 Garners Creek Rd, Dickson, Tennessee
Who: All Legionaries are invited to hear special guest speaker Deacon Cody Miller
Cost: $25 per person (help available if needed)
Lunch will be provided
9:00 – Registration and Continental Breakfast
9:30 – Opening Prayers and Rosary
10:00 – First Conference (Deacon Cody)
11:15 - Mass (Fr. John O’Neill) followed by Eucharistic Adoration
12:00 - Lunch
1:00 – Catena
1:15 – Second Conference (Deacon Cody)
2:30 – Closing Prayers
Driving Directions to Bethany Retreat House From the Nashville Area:
Legion of Mary Acies
(Acies, the Latin word meaning, an army ranged in battle array)
Attention: All Legion of Mary members, Active & Auxiliaries
Due to Easter being early this year & the next Sunday, Divine Mercy Sunday, the Acies is being celebrated later this year, April 10, 2016.
The Acies IS THE CENTRAL AND MOST IMPORTANT FUNCTION OF THE LEGION;
Therefore it is imperative, if at all possible, for all members to be in attendance to make their individual act of consecration to our Blessed Mother
“I am yours, my Queen, my Mother, and all that I have is yours.”
The event will be held at St. Mary of the Seven Sorrows, 330 5th Avenue North, Nashville, TN-Our Lady of Kibeho praesidium hosting.
There will be a regular Comitium meeting preceding the Acies ceremony at 1:30
Acies will begin immediately after the Comitium at 3:00.
Potluck reception will follow the Acies. Our Lady of Kibeho will provide meat and drinks. Please bring a covered dish, vegetable, or dessert to share!
Our Legion website can be an important recruiting tool! Maybe there is someone who just moved to your community and would like to join the Legion. Could they get in touch with one of your officers?
Please take a moment to check your praesidium's listing, meeting time, and contact information. The online directory been updated based on the 2016 Comitium directory.
If there are recent changes, or if you would prefer a different method of contact listed, please email firstname.lastname@example.org with your information.
Due to concerns about winter weather, the February Comitium meeting scheduled in Lebanon has been cancelled.