Chapters

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
Legatus of Savannah which includes the entire Coastal Empire region of Georgia, is in the process of formation, and when formally chartered on November 4, 2014, it will be recognized as the second chapter in the state of Georgia along with Legatus of Atlanta. We are grateful to His Excellency, Bishop Gregory Hartmayer and his blessing of our efforts to grow Legatus in Savannah and surrounding a MORE
On November 7, 2002, the Seattle Chapter became Legatus’ 38th chartered chapter. More than fifty members and friends gathered at St. James Cathedral in downtown Seattle to initiate the event with Mass celebrated by Archbishop Alexander Brunett and concelebrated by Auxiliary Bishop George Thomas. At the end of Mass, the members of the chapter were invested as charter members and received their MORE
The Silicon Valley chapter of Legatus is in the process of formation. Respectively we are grateful to Most Reverend Patrick Joseph McGrath and his blessing of our efforts to grow Legatus in Silicon Valley and surrounding areas. We are eager to welcome those who have an interest to learn more about Legatus and consider joining an organization that combines a unique blending of our Catholic Faith MORE
In March 2001, Ann and Des Armstrong joined Legatus’ West Los Angeles Chapter. After attending a few meetings, they were asked to drive a neighbor, Mary Beth Rzeteljski, to a chapter meeting since her husband Viktor would meet them after work. That was the beginning of a close union of friends and the core of the beginning of another Legatus chapter—South Bay of Los Angeles. Members of the MORE
On June 4, 2014, the South Bend-Elkhart Chapter became the 73rd chartered chapter of Legatus, the third in the state of Indiana along with Indianapolis and Fort Wayne. Legates from Northern Indiana gathered for their chartering Mass with Fort Wayne-South Bend Bishop Kevin Rhoades at St. Patrick’s Parish in South Bend, Ind. He was joined by concelebrant Fr. Terry Coonan, the chapter’s founding MORE
When the Rockford Chapter chartered in June 2015, Steve Spoerl the founding president of the St. Charles Chapter and other St. Charles-based Legates went to work to grow a new chapter while at the same time bolstering the Rockford Chapter. The plan came to fruition with the chapter’s March 2016 chartering event, which began with Mass celebrated by Rockford Bishop David Malloy at St. John Neu MORE
In early 1996, Harry Fabick, CEO of a tractor manufacturing company, followed the suggestion of New Jersey Legate Bob Merritt and began efforts to form a Legatus chapter in St. Louis. Together with Monsignor Joseph Pins as chaplain and Charles Howard as chapter coordinator, they began contacting area Catholic CEOs. Within nine months the chapter was chartered. Ascension Catholic Church On Dece MORE