Tuesday, December 23, 2008
The Legion of Mary, Our Lady Comfort of the Afflicted praesidium, St. Ann’s Parish, celebrated its 1st anniversary on 30 November 2008. In his welcoming speech, Br. President, Br. Johnny Lim explained that the praesidium’s first meeting was on 10 February 2007 at his house with 10 members. It has now grown to 27 active members and 16 auxiliary members.
Br. President thanked the tribunes, Br. Vincent Sayang and Br. Henry Garan for their guidance and support throughout its first year of existence. He also thanked the Rector of St Ann Parish for his continuous support and also for providing a place where the praesidium conducts its weekly meetings.
Fr. Gerard Victor OFM, Rector of St. Ann’s Parish and also Spiritual Director of the praesidium commended the members on their commitment and constant effort in bringing the word and the love of God to those who are in need. He also encouraged the members to continue to play an active role in the various ministries in the church.