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Legion of Mary


Legion of Mary

The Legion of Mary was founded in Dublin, Ireland on 7 September 1921. It is a lay Catholic organization whose members are giving service to the Church on a voluntary basis in almost every country. The object of the Legion of Mary is the glory of God through the holiness of its members developed by prayer and active co-operation in Mary's and the Church's work. The unit of the Legion of Mary is called a praesidium, which holds a weekly meeting, where prayer is intermingled with reports and discussion. The main apostolate of the Legion consists of activities directed towards all men and women, young and old, rich and poor as well as people from the margins of society (homeless, prostitutes, prisoners, etc.) and towards non-Catholics. The members of the Legion are primarily engaged in the performance of the Spiritual Works of Mercy rather than works of material aid. Persons who wish to join the Legion must apply for membership in a Praesidium. http://www.legionofmary.ie/

The Works of the Legion

The Legion sees as its priority the spiritual and social welfare of each individual. The members participate in the life of the parish through visitation of families,the sick, both in their homes and in hospitals and through collaboration in every apostolic and missionary undertaking sponsored by the parish. Every legionary is required to carry out a weekly apostolic work in the spirit of faith and in union with Mary. "For all states of the laity the perfect example of spiritual and apostolic life is the most Blessed Virgin Mary, Queen of Apostles, who while leading the life common to all here on earth, one filled with family concerns and labors, was always intimately united with her Son and in an entirely unique way co-operated in the work of the Saviour . . . All should devoutly venerate her and commend their life and apostolate to her maternal care". (Vatican II: Decree on the Apostolate of the Laity)

Here at Saint John Neumann Parish, our goal is to promote the glory of God and advance the reign of Jesus Christ, through the actions of our membership; developed by prayer, evangelization and active co-operation in Mary’s work and with the Mission of the Catholic Church. We accomplish this by a primary focus on the Spiritual Works of Mercy. The active members of Our Lady of Victory and Our Mother of Hope Praesidiums are Religious Education catechists at the youth, teen and adult levels; pray with residents at three local nursing facilities; conduct door to door visitation within the parish boundaries as well as a Pilgrim Virgin home visitation program; run a Book-Barrow at the local beach pier; welcome new parishioners; comfort the mourning and many other works in the parish.

Auxiliary Membership

This membership is open to Priests, Religious and lay people who wish to associate themselves with the Legion by undertaking a service of prayer in its name.
All parishioners are invited to join, please sign up today!

Schedule of Activities

Weekly meetings
Adults [18+yrs] Thursdays, 7pm-8:30pm, Parish hall loft.
Juniors [under 18 yrs] Saturdays,10am-11am.

Officers:

Lorraine Villegas, President Adult/Juniors;
Joseph Wong,Vice-President;
Diane Smith, Treasurer;
Maria Yip, Secretary;
Ivan Balza,Vice-President Juniors


Contact: Lorraine Villegas @ 949-419-5197 or lvillega@uci.edu
 
To schedule a Pilgrim Virgin home visitation--Click here
 


"Yours is an eminently Marian spirituality, not only because the Legion glories in carrying Mary's name as its unfurled banner, but above all because it bases its methods of spirituality and apostolate on the dynamic principle of union with Mary, on the truth of the intimate participation of the Virgin Mary in the plan of salvation. In other words you intend to render your service to every person, who is the image of Christ, with the spirit and the solicitude of Mary.
                                                                           -Pope John Paul II. Address to Italian Legionaries 30th October 1982
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1 Library
Location: Library
Time: 9:00am -12:00pm

ESL Bible Study (Amato)
Location: FFC 5
Time: 9:30am

Bible Study (Erdag)
Location: Library
Time: 5:30pm

Bible Study (White)
Location: Conference Room
Time: 5:30pm

Holy Hour-Adoration of Blessed Sacrament
Location: Church
Time: 7:00pm -8:00pm

Charismatic Prayer Group
Location: Chapel
Time: 8:00pm -9:00pm

Journey Rosary & Discussion
Location: Hall Loft
Time: 8:00pm

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2 Library
Location: Library
Time: 9:00am -12:00pm

VBS Setup
Location: Full Hall
Time: 9:00am

Youth Drop-In
Location: Youth Center
Time: 3:00pm

Knights of Columbus Business Mtg
Location: Full Hall
Time: 6:30pm

Life Teen Core Team
Location: Youth Center
Time: 7:00pm

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3 Bible Study (Natalizia)
Location: Library
Time: 7:00am

Library
Location: Library
Time: 9:00am -12:00pm

VBS Setup
Location: Full Hall
Time: 9:00am

Youth Drop-In
Location: Youth Center
Time: 3:00pm

SJN Charismatic Prayer Group
Location: FFC Rm 4&5
Time: 6:00pm

Life Teen Band Practice
Location: Youth Center
Time: 6:30pm

Legion of Mary Praesidium
Location: Hall Loft
Time: 7:00pm

Bible Study (Irion)
Location: Hall Conference Room
Time: 7:30pm

Journey ~ Rosary
Location: Library
Time: 7:30pm

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4 VBS Setup
Location: Full Hall
Time: 9:00am

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5 VBS Setup
Location: Full Hall
Time: 9:00am

Divine Mercy Cenacle
Location: Youth Center
Time: 2:00pm

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6 Library
Location: Library
Time: 8:00am -1:45pm

Knights of Columbus Pancake Breakfast
Location: Hall
Time: 8:30am -12:30pm

Rite of Welcome for Baptism (during Mass)
Location: Church
Time: 12:30pm -1:30pm

Church History Class
Location: Hall Conference Room
Time: 1:45pm

Life Night
Location: Full Hall & Youth Center
Time: 3:30pm

Lifeteen Band Practice
Location: Full Hall & Youth Center
Time: 3:30pm

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7 VBS
Location: Full Hall & FFC rooms
Time: 9:00am

Morning Meditation
Location: Youth Center
Time: 9:30am

Youth Drop-in
Location: Youth Center
Time: 3:00pm

Baptismal Preparation
Location: Hall Conf Room
Time: 7:00pm

Bible Study (Natalizia)
Location: Library
Time: 7:00pm

Evening Meditation
Location: Chapel
Time: 7:00pm

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8 Adoration of Blessed Sacrament
Location: Church
Time: 9:00am -7:30pm
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Library
Location: Library
Time: 9:00am -12:00pm

VBS
Location: Full Hall & FFC rooms
Time: 9:00am

Women's Bible Study (Greco)
Location: Hall Conf Room & Youth Center
Time: 9:15am -11:00am

ESL Bible Study (Amato)
Location: FFC 5
Time: 9:30am

Bible Study (Erdag)
Location: Library
Time: 5:30pm

Bible Study (White)
Location: Conference Room
Time: 5:30pm

Sharing the Harvest SVdP/Core Team
Location: Hall Loft
Time: 6:00pm

Filipino Group Meeting
Location: Library
Time: 7:00pm

Charismatic Prayer Group
Location: Chapel
Time: 8:00pm -9:00pm

Journey Rosary & Discussion
Location: Hall Loft
Time: 8:00pm

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9 Library
Location: Library
Time: 9:00am -12:00pm

VBS
Location: Full Hall & FFC rooms
Time: 9:00am

Youth Drop-In
Location: Youth Center
Time: 3:00pm

Bible Basics
Location: Circle of Faith Courtyard
Time: 6:00pm

Life Teen Core Team
Location: Youth Center
Time: 7:00pm

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10 Bible Study (Natalizia)
Location: Library
Time: 7:00am

Library
Location: Library
Time: 9:00am -12:00pm

VBS
Location: Full Hall & FFC rooms
Time: 9:00am

Youth Drop-In
Location: Youth Center
Time: 3:00pm

Life Teen Band Practice
Location: Youth Center
Time: 6:30pm

Legion of Mary Praesidium
Location: Hall Loft
Time: 7:00pm

Bible Study (Irion)
Location: Hall Conference Room
Time: 7:30pm

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11 Bible Study (Chronley)
Location: Library
Time: 7:00am -8:00am

VBS
Location: Full Hall & FFC rooms
Time: 9:00am

Bible Study (O'Dea)
Location: Church Loft
Time: 9:15am -11:00am

Healing Mass
Location: Church
Time: 7:00pm

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12 Legion of Mary Junior Praesidium
Location: Hall Conf Room
Time: 10:00am

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13 Journey ~ Donuts
Location: Courtyard
Time: 7:00am

Library
Location: Library
Time: 8:00am -1:45pm

RCIA
Location: Church Loft
Time: 9:00am

Bible Study (O'Toole)
Location: School Room 4
Time: 11:30am -1:00pm

Legion of Mary ~ Patricians
Location: Front Hall
Time: 11:40am

Baptisms
Location: Church
Time: 1:30pm

Church History Class
Location: Hall Conference Room
Time: 1:45pm

Life Night
Location: Full Hall & Youth Center
Time: 3:30pm

Lifeteen Band Practice
Location: Full Hall & Youth Center
Time: 3:30pm

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14 ESL Summer School
Location: FFC Rooms 2 & 3
Time: 9:00am -11:00am

Morning Meditation
Location: Youth Center
Time: 9:30am

Bible Study ESL
Location: FFC Room 3 & 5
Time: 11:00am

Youth Drop-in
Location: Youth Center
Time: 3:00pm

Bible Study (Natalizia)
Location: Library
Time: 7:00pm

Evening Meditation
Location: Chapel
Time: 7:00pm

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15 ESL Summer School
Location: FFC Rooms 2 & 3
Time: 9:00am

Library
Location: Library
Time: 9:00am -12:00pm

Women's Bible Study (Greco)
Location: Hall Conf Room & Youth Center
Time: 9:15am -11:00am

Bible Study (Erdag)
Location: Library
Time: 5:30pm

Bible Study (White)
Location: Conference Room
Time: 5:30pm

Holy Hour-Adoration of Blessed Sacrament
Location: Church
Time: 7:00pm -8:00pm

Charismatic Prayer Group
Location: Chapel
Time: 8:00pm -9:00pm

Journey Rosary & Discussion
Location: Hall Loft
Time: 8:00pm

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16 ESL Summer School
Location: FFC Rooms 2 & 3
Time: 9:00am

Library
Location: Library
Time: 9:00am -12:00pm

Youth Drop-In
Location: Youth Center
Time: 3:00pm

Bible Basics
Location: Circle of Faith Courtyard
Time: 6:00pm

Knights of Columbus Officers
Location: Hall Conf Room
Time: 7:00pm

Life Teen Core Team
Location: Youth Center
Time: 7:00pm

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17 Bible Study (Natalizia)
Location: Library
Time: 7:00am

Library
Location: Library
Time: 9:00am -12:00pm

Youth Drop-In
Location: Youth Center
Time: 3:00pm

SJN Charismatic Prayer Group
Location: FFC Rm 4&5
Time: 6:00pm

Life Teen Band Practice
Location: Youth Center
Time: 6:30pm

Bible Study (Gomez)
Location: FFC Rooms 1, 2 & 3
Time: 6:45pm

Legion of Mary Praesidium
Location: Hall Loft
Time: 7:00pm

Bible Study (Irion)
Location: Hall Conference Room
Time: 7:30pm

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18 Bible Study (Chronley)
Location: Library
Time: 7:00am -8:00am

Bible Study (O'Dea)
Location: Church Loft
Time: 9:15am -11:00am

Filipino Bible Study
Location: FFC Rm 3
Time: 7:00pm

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19 Legion of Mary Junior Praesidium
Location: Hall Conf Room
Time: 10:00am

K of C: A Knight Under the Stars
Location: Full Hall
Time: 6:00pm

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20 Filipino Breakfast
Location: Front Hall
Time: 6:00am

Library
Location: Library
Time: 8:00am -1:45pm

Blessing for Expectant Parents
Location: Church
Time: 10:30am

Legion of Mary Teaching Series
Location: Front Hall
Time: 11:00am

Bible Study (O'Toole)
Location: School Room 4
Time: 11:30am -1:00pm

Rite of Welcome for Baptism (during Mass)
Location: Church
Time: 12:30pm -1:30pm

Church History Class
Location: Hall Conference Room
Time: 1:45pm

Life Night
Location: Full Hall & Youth Center
Time: 3:30pm

Lifeteen Band Practice
Location: Full Hall & Youth Center
Time: 3:30pm

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21 ESL Summer School
Location: FFC Rooms 2 & 3
Time: 9:00am -11:00am

Morning Meditation
Location: Youth Center
Time: 9:30am

Bible Study ESL
Location: FFC Room 3 & 5
Time: 11:00am

Youth Drop-in
Location: Youth Center
Time: 3:00pm

Baptismal Preparation
Location: Hall Conf Room
Time: 7:00pm

Bible Study (Natalizia)
Location: Library
Time: 7:00pm

Evening Meditation
Location: Chapel
Time: 7:00pm

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22 ESL Summer School
Location: FFC Rooms 2 & 3
Time: 9:00am

Library
Location: Library
Time: 9:00am -12:00pm

Women's Bible Study (Greco)
Location: Hall Conf Room & Youth Center
Time: 9:15am -11:00am

ESL Bible Study (Amato)
Location: FFC 5
Time: 9:30am

Bible Study (Erdag)
Location: Library
Time: 5:30pm

Bible Study (White)
Location: Conference Room
Time: 5:30pm

Holy Hour-Adoration of Blessed Sacrament
Location: Church
Time: 7:00pm -8:00pm

Charismatic Prayer Group
Location: Chapel
Time: 8:00pm -9:00pm

Journey Rosary & Discussion
Location: Hall Loft
Time: 8:00pm

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23 ESL Summer School
Location: FFC Rooms 2 & 3
Time: 9:00am

Library
Location: Library
Time: 9:00am -12:00pm

Youth Drop-In
Location: Youth Center
Time: 3:00pm

Bible Basics
Location: Circle of Faith Courtyard
Time: 6:00pm

Life Teen Core Team
Location: Youth Center
Time: 7:00pm

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24 Bible Study (Natalizia)
Location: Library
Time: 7:00am

Library
Location: Library
Time: 9:00am -12:00pm

Youth Drop-In
Location: Youth Center
Time: 3:00pm

SJN Charismatic Prayer Group
Location: FFC Rm 4&5
Time: 6:00pm

Life Teen Band Practice
Location: Youth Center
Time: 6:30pm

Bible Study (Gomez)
Location: FFC Rooms 1, 2 & 3
Time: 6:45pm

Legion of Mary Praesidium
Location: Hall Loft
Time: 7:00pm

Bible Study (Irion)
Location: Hall Conference Room
Time: 7:30pm

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25 Bible Study (Chronley)
Location: Library
Time: 7:00am -8:00am

Bible Study (O'Dea)
Location: Church Loft
Time: 9:15am -11:00am

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26 Parish Prayer Meeting
Location: Church Loft
Time: 9:05am -10:05am

Legion of Mary Junior Praesidium
Location: Hall Conf Room
Time: 10:00am

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27 Donuts ~ Corazon
Location: Courtyard
Time: 7:00am

SVDP Monthly Food Drive
Location: Courtyard
Time: 7:00am

Library
Location: Library
Time: 8:00am -1:45pm

RCIA
Location: Church Loft
Time: 9:00am

FFC Classes
Location: FFC rooms 1,2,3,4,5, A & B
Time: 9:45am

Bible Study (O'Toole)
Location: School Room 4
Time: 11:30am -1:00pm

Baptisms
Location: Church
Time: 1:30pm

Church History Class
Location: Hall Conference Room
Time: 1:45pm

Life Night
Location: Full Hall & Youth Center
Time: 3:30pm

Lifeteen Band Practice
Location: Full Hall & Youth Center
Time: 3:30pm

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28 ESL Summer School
Location: FFC Rooms 2 & 3
Time: 9:00am -11:00am

Morning Meditation
Location: Youth Center
Time: 9:30am

Bible Study ESL
Location: FFC Room 3 & 5
Time: 11:00am

Youth Drop-in
Location: Youth Center
Time: 3:00pm

SVDP Food Packing
Location: Back half Hall
Time: 3:30pm

Bible Study (Natalizia)
Location: Library
Time: 7:00pm

Evening Meditation
Location: Chapel
Time: 7:00pm

Finance Council
Location: Church Loft
Time: 7:00pm

Middle School Ministry
Location: Youth Center
Time: 7:00pm

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29 ESL Summer School
Location: FFC Rooms 2 & 3
Time: 9:00am

Library
Location: Library
Time: 9:00am -12:00pm

Women's Bible Study (Greco)
Location: Hall Conf Room & Youth Center
Time: 9:15am -11:00am

ESL Bible Study (Amato)
Location: FFC 5
Time: 9:30am

Bible Study (Erdag)
Location: Library
Time: 5:30pm

Bible Study (White)
Location: Conference Room
Time: 5:30pm

Holy Hour-Adoration of Blessed Sacrament
Location: Church
Time: 7:00pm -8:00pm

Charismatic Prayer Group
Location: Chapel
Time: 8:00pm -9:00pm

Journey Rosary & Discussion
Location: Hall Loft
Time: 8:00pm

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30 Library
Location: Library
Time: 9:00am -12:00pm

Youth Drop-In
Location: Youth Center
Time: 3:00pm

Bible Basics
Location: Circle of Faith Courtyard
Time: 6:00pm

Life Teen Core Team
Location: Youth Center
Time: 7:00pm

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31 Bible Study (Natalizia)
Location: Library
Time: 7:00am

Library
Location: Library
Time: 9:00am -12:00pm

Youth Drop-In
Location: Youth Center
Time: 3:00pm

SJN Charismatic Prayer Group
Location: FFC Rm 4&5
Time: 6:00pm

Life Teen Band Practice
Location: Youth Center
Time: 6:30pm

Bible Study (Gomez)
Location: FFC Rooms 1, 2 & 3
Time: 6:45pm

Legion of Mary Praesidium
Location: Hall Loft
Time: 7:00pm

Bible Study (Irion)
Location: Hall Conference Room
Time: 7:30pm

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