Praesidia

Each praesidium is a small group of Catholics who work under the spiritual direction of a priest or deacon.  Each group takes as its name one of the titles of Our Blessed Lady. 
 
You don't have to belong to a particular parish in order to attend its meetings.  Take a look at the range of times and locations, and get in touch!
 

 
 
Immaculate Heart of Mary Praesidium
Meets each Tuesday night at 6:30 p.m.
Spiritual Director:  Rev. Jayd Neely
For more information, contact  Nancy Brown 
nancybrown2723@gmail.com

 
 
Queen of the Most Holy Rosary Praesidium
Meets each Tuesday night at 7:00 p.m.
Spiritual Director:  Rev. James Panackal and Deacon Joseph Coen
For more information, contact Norman Baggott baggottl@att.net
 

 
 
Notre Dame du Lac Praesidium
Meets each Wednesday morning at 10:00 a.m.
Spiritual Director:  Fr. Eric Fowlkes
For more information, contact Darlene Hand at darlenehand@att.net.
 

 
 
Our Lady of Sorrows Praesidium
Meets each Thursday morning at 10:00 a.m.
Spiritual Director:  Rev. Eric Fowlkes
For more information, contact Julie Pekarsky at 822-6160.
 

 
Our Lady Queen of Hope Praesidium
Meets each Thursday at 8:30 a.m.
Spiritual Director:  Rev. Michael Johnston
For more information, contact Jo Clyde at legionofmary@sthenry.org
 

 
 
Our Lady of Mount Carmel Praesidium
Meets each Saturday morning at 9:00 a.m.
Spiritual Director:  Deacon Gordon McBride
For more information, contact Sara Roberts at 226-0091 or Jamie Sawyers at j7leo8@yahoo.com
 

 
St. Martha Catholic Church (Ashland City, Tennessee)
 
Our Lady Queen of Apostles Praesidium
Meets each Saturday at 8:20 a.m.
Spiritual Director:  Rev. Peter Quang Chau
For more information, contact Bobbye Collins at 792-7328.
 

 
 
Our Lady of La Leche Praesidium
Meets each Saturday at 9:00 a.m.
Spiritual Director:  Deacon Mike Kopczynski
For more information, contact Joyce Brokaw at 294-6788.
 

 
 
Our Lady Mother of Mercy Praesidium
Meets each Monday at 8:45 a.m.
Spiritual Director:  Deacon Sam Francescon
For more information, contact Michael Brock 
xerguelras@hotmail.com


 
 
Queen of the Assumption Praesidium
Meets each Sunday at 8:30 a.m.
Spiritual Director:  Rev. Jerry Strange
For more information, contact Carmel Slattery at 
 

 
Our Lady of Good Success Praesidium
Meets each Wednesday at 6:45 p.m.
Spiritual Director: Rev. Michael O'Bryan
For more information, contact Suellen Simpson at (615) 547-1735
 

 
 
Queen of Peace Praesidium
Meets each Sunday at 9:45 a.m.
Spiritual Directors: Rev. Mark Sappenfield and Rev. Jacob Dio, MSFS
For more information, contact Olga Pace at olga214@yahoo.com
 
 
Our Lady of Lourdes Praesidium
Meets each Saturday at 11:00 a.m.
Spiritual Director: Rev. Prentice Dean
For more information, contact Teresa Dean at (615) 384-6200.
 

 
Mary, Mother of the Church Praesidium
Meets each Monday at 7:00 p.m.
Spiritual Director: Rev. David Gaffney
For more information, contact 


 
Our Lady of Knock Praesidium
Meets each Tuesday at 9:00 a.m.
Spiritual Director:  Fr. Michael Baltrus
For more information, contact St. Patrick Parish at (931) 582-3417.
 

 
 
Mary, Mother of the Church Praesidium
Meets each 3rd Sunday at 2:30 p.m.
Spiritual Director:  Monsignor Al Kirk
For more information, contact Joyce Burti at 901-384-7676.


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