The Legion of Mary is a lay Catholic association whose members are giving service to the Church, on a voluntary basis, all over the world. It was founded in Myra House, Francis Street, Dublin, Ireland, on 7 September, 1921. It was the rigorous efforts of then parish priest of Kamukincode Mger. Mark Netto to spread Legion of Mary in India on 1954. The object of the Legion is the glory of God through the holiness of its members developed by prayer and active apostolic work. Legionary service is based on the doctrine of the Mystical Body of Christ, the people of God.