Chapters

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
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