Fr. Hugh Gillespie, SMM, Legion of Mary – Missions to the Mid-East

For the remainder of the month, Regina Cordium praesidium will be keeping their Spiritual Director Fr. Hugh Gillespie, SMM in their daily prayers as he ventures off half way around the world to the country of Oman, covering also United Arab Emirates, Abu Dhabi, and Dubai. He will begin his Continue Reading

Allocutio September, 30, 2015 – The Secret of the Rosary

This is the allocutio from the praesidium meeting on September 30, 2015.  We stand on the doorstep of the month of the Holy Rosary and so this week’s reflection picked up on the notes of last week’s discussion of the Rosary and focuses on the important difference that meditation in Continue Reading

Weekly Meeting June 4, 2014

The Spiritual Reading was taken from the Handbook page 71 Chapter 11, Section 5 Titled: The Weekly Meeting of the Praesidium. The Allocutio was given by Father Hugh Gillespie about how The Holy Spirit comes to us when we are gathered in peace. Just as the Apostles were gathered and Continue Reading

Weekly Meeting (March 12, 2014)

The Spiritual Reading was taken from The Handbook page 51-53 Chapter 9 section 1 The Mystical Body of Christ – Legionary Service is Based on this Doctrine. The Allocutio was given by Father H. Gillespie about “The Whole Christ.” The head of the Lord is inseparable from the rest of Continue Reading

Weekly Meeting (March 5, 2014)

The Spiritual Reading was taken from the Handbook, chapter 8, #4 The Eucharist Our Treasure, page 47-49. The Allocutio was given by Father H. Gillespie about the importance of the Eucharist. The Sunday Mass and Eucharist is the center of Legion life. The Handbook assignment is Chapter 9, The Legionary Continue Reading

Weekly Meeting (February 19, 2014)

The Spiritual reading came from the handbook Chapter 8 section 3 The Liturgy of the Eucharist in Union with Mary (pg 47-49).  The Allocutio was given by Fr. Everett Brown, SMM, about Obedience to the will of God.  President Terri Ross-McCarthy also read about The Acies being the single most Continue Reading

Weekly Meeting (Feb 5, 2014)

The spiritual reading this week was taken from the handbook: Chapter 7 – The Legionary and the Trinity (pp. 443-45).  Spiritual Director, Fr. Hugh Gillespie, SMM, gave the allocutio which included a reference to a way of speaking about the Trinity in the early Church that made the following comparison: Continue Reading

Weekly Meeting (Jan 29, 2014)

The spiritual reading this week was taken from the handbook: Chapter 7 – The Legionary and the Trinity (pp. 41-43).  Spiritual Director, Fr. Hugh Gillespie, SMM, gave the allocutio which focused on the great and continuing work of the Holy Spirit as Lord and Giver of life in the giving Continue Reading