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LEGION OF MARY

One of the largest lay organization in the Catholic Church, founded in Dublin in 1921. Its purpose is entirely spiritual, namely, the sanctification of the members and their practice of charity toward others.

All items in this dictionary are from Fr. John Hardon's Modern Catholic Dictionary, © Eternal Life. Used with permission.

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