Chapters

We are very pleased to introduce you to our vibrant Legatus chapter that is both well-established and growing.  Our founding was initiated by Bishop Zubik in November of 2009 and we formally chartered in September of 2010.  Like all Legatus chapters, our membership includes Catholic business leaders, senior executives, and their spouses from in and around the beautiful Pittsburgh region. Our MORE
Welcome to Legatus of Portland!    On November 6, 2001, Legatus’ Portland (Ore.) Chapter entered the ranks of the international organization’s chartered chapters.  The event was held in southeast Portland at St. Anthony Parish, the home of the chapter’s first chaplain, Fr. Michael Maslowsky. Portland Archbishop John G. Vlazny concelebrated Mass. The renowned Cantores in Eccliesia child MORE
The Providence Chapter traces its origin to Bishop Robert Mulvee, who asked Fr. Marcel Taillon to consider starting a Legatus chapter. Father Taillon met with Steve and Judy Lynch to discuss the concept. With their leadership, an informational meeting was held in the summer of 2005. Gregory Floyd, Legatus’ Northeast regional director at the time, was instrumental in both helping to qualify pr MORE
The chartering ceremony and commissioning of officers took place on June 30, 2015 at St. Rita Church in Rockford. Festivities continued at Giovanni’s Restaurant where members and guests socialized over dinner. Bishop Malloy spoke at the dinner and later answered members’ questions. The bishop focused on the need for Catholics, including the laity, “to commit a blatant act of faith” as MORE
Legatus’ San Antonio Chapter was inspired in 2000 through the At-Large membership of Ray and Patty Hannigan. After meeting regional director Brian Von Gruben at a Legatus national convention, Ray Hannigan learned that another San Antonio couple, Paul and Betty Vance, had also recently become At-Large members. This sparked a meeting with several local CEOs, business leaders, and then- Archbish MORE
The San Diego Chapter of Legatus held its chartering event on March 15, 1999. The celebrant was San Diego Bishop Robert H. Brom, and the event was attended by Legatus founder Tom Monaghan. The first president and founder of the San Diego Chapter was Mike Farguson. The distinguished honor roll of former chapter presidents includes: Don Dewhurst (charter president), Dan Mulvihill, Dick Lyles, Chu MORE
The San Francisco chapter of Legatus is in the process of formation. When fully chartered it will become the third chapter in northern California, along with San Jose and Napa Valley. We are grateful to the Most Reverend Salvatore J. Cordileone and his blessing of our efforts to grow Legatus in San Francisco and the surrounding area. And we are eager to welcome those who have an interest t MORE
The San Jose Chapter of Legatus held its chartering event on December 18, 2012, becoming the 68th official chapter in the Legatus family. We are grateful to His Excellency, Bishop Patrick J. McGrath, and his blessing of our efforts to grow Legatus in San Jose and surrounding areas. Today the chapter boasts 14 member couples and is entering a robust rebuilding phase.  We are happy to welcome MORE
The first San Juan Capistrano Chapter meeting was held in September 2007 at JSerra Catholic High School. The chapter chartered one year later on September 18, 2008.  The chartering ceremony took place in Laguna Hills, California, in a private chapel at the residence of Legatus members and chapter founders Tim and Steph Busch. Bishop Tod Brown was the celebrant and homilist, and chaplain Monsignor MORE
Welcome to Legatus of Santa Barbara!    Legatus of Santa Barbara became the 74th chartered chapter and one of twelve chapters in the southern California on October 30, 2014. We are grateful to His Excellency, Archbishop José H. Gomez and his blessing of our efforts to grow Legatus in Santa Barbara and surrounding areas.  And we are eager to welcome those who have an interest to join. &nbs MORE