Chapters

The New York City Chapter (formally Manhattan) was chartered November 13, 1997. Brian O’Connor was president, and Fr. George Rutler was the chaplain and Legatus’ international chaplain. Charter members included Nicola and Margarita Arena, Wellington and Ann Mara, Edward and Noreen Sweeney, William and Carol Simon, Peter and Margaret Grace, Joseph and Luciana Vittoria, and others. Wellington MORE
The Newark chapter of Legatus is in the process of formation. Respectively we are grateful to His Eminence Joseph Cardinal Tobin and his blessing of our efforts to grow Legatus in Newark 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 and business ethics MORE
On June 29, 2000, Legatus’ Northern New Jersey Chapter achieved history as the first chapter to be launched and chartered at its first meeting. Twenty-six couples attended the historic event and were invested as charter members of what was then called the Morris County Chapter. The chapter meets on a Wednesday or Thursday early in the month at 6:30 p.m. for Mass, followed by cocktails, dinne MORE
Twenty-five member-couples gathered at Our Lady of Good Counsel Church on June 10, 2002, in Vienna, Virginia, for the Northern Virginia Chapter’s chartering ceremony. The Mass and induction were led by Most Reverend Paul S. Loverde, bishop of Arlington, Virginia, who was joined at the altar by a legion of priests, all pastors or representatives of the diocese. Following the Mass and charterin MORE
Legatus was still in its infancy—only five months old—when the Philadelphia Chapter held its original informational meeting at the residence of then-Archbishop Anthony Bevilacqua in October 1987. Thirteen potential member-couples were invited to attend the meeting. Through Archbishop Bevilacqua’s approval and support, the chapter had grown to 50 people by the time it chartered as Legatus’ MORE
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
The Washington, D.C. chapter of Legatus is in the process of formation. When fully chartered it will become the second chapter in the great state of Maryland, along with Baltimore, and of course the only chapter in our nation's captial. 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 Cat MORE
The Westchester County chapter of Legatus is in the process of formation.  Respectively we are grateful to His Eminence, Timothy Cardinal Dolan and the Most Reverend Gerald T. Walshand their mutual blessing of our efforts to grow Legatus in Westchester County, New York and the surrounding area.   MORE
In late 2005, Steve Marcus, an At-Large Legatus member, invited Ray Flynn (former U.S. ambassador to the Holy See) to speak at a school in Springfield, Massachusetts. At the same time, he invited several Catholic businessmen to the event. “My hidden agenda was to have Ray speak about Legatus to the men I’d invited,” Marcus explained. Flynn, who’s spoken to many Legatus chapters, readily MORE
Legatus’ Wilmington (Del.) Chapter was chartered on June 1, 2006. Founding members included Ellen Barrosse, Maurice Glavin, Francis Pileggi, and Steve Santoleri, who had been members of the Philadelphia Chapter. They enjoyed the organization and decided to work together to establish a chapter in Wilmington. The founders successfully recruited 16 new Catholic couples to establish the group. Pe MORE