The objective of the Legion of Mary is the glory of God through the holiness of it’s members developed by prayer and active co-operation under ecclesiastical guidance in Mary’s and the Church’s work of crushing the head of the serpent and advancing the reign of Christ.
The unit of the Legion of Mary is called a praesidium, which holds a weekly meeting where prayer is integrated with discussions. This legion consists of 17 members (English) and 10 members (Tamil)
The duty of the legionary is as follows,
- Visiting the sick in hospitals, in homes foe the age and their own homes.
- Spreading devotion to the family Rosary
- Helping converts in the practice of their faith.